Halting and Powering Off the Firewall¶
The firewall can be shut down safely by the Halt function available at Diagnostics > Halt System or from the console menu.
The best practice is to never cut power from a running system. Halting before removing power is always the safest procedure.
Aafter the operating system halts, the device power will also be turned off if that feature is supported by the hardware.
Halt from the GUI¶
To halt the operating system from the GUI:
Navigate to Diagnostics > Halt System
Click OK to confirm the action and start the halt process
Halt from the Console¶
Access the console menu locally or via SSH with an admin-level account (
root, or another privileged account using
Enter the menu option which corresponds with Halt system (e.g.
yto confirm the action
Enterto start the halt process