This application note is intended to help you restore the factory defaults of an ALOHA Load Balancer should it be inaccessible either via SSH or the Web interface due to an invalid configuration.
Restore the factory defaults in order to recover the Aloha load-balancer when no other access method (SSH and Web) is available.
Have an RS-232 console cable.
v3.x and later
In order to configure the terminal, you must specify the following parameters.
Physically restart the device. Press the “ESC” key on your keyboard in order to display the menu once the message appears on the Terminal screen.
To access the various sub-menus, use the up and down arrows to choose “Maintenance Kernel” mode. Press the “Enter” key on your keyboard to confirm.
To restore the factory defaults, select choice 12 and confirm by either “Y” or “N”.
Press the “Enter” key on your keyboard and restart the ALOHA in order to restore the factory defaults.