Fortinet Document Library

Version:

Version:

Version:

Version:

Version:

Version:

Version:

Version:

Version:

Version:

Version:

Version:

Version:

Version:

Version:

Version:

Version:


Table of Contents

CLI Reference

format

Format the hard disk on the FortiAnalyzer system. You can select to perform a secure (deep-erase) format which overwrites the hard disk with random data. You can also specify the number of time to erase the disks.

Syntax

execute format <disk | disk-ext3 | disk-ext4> <RAID level> deep-erase <erase-times>

When you run this command, you will be prompted to confirm the request.

Executing this command will erase all device settings/images, databases, and log data on the FortiAnalyzer system’s hard drive. The FortiAnalyzer device’s IP address, and routing information will be preserved.

Variable

Description

<disk | disk-ext3 | disk-ext4>

Select to format the hard disk or format the hard disk with ext3 or ext4 file system.

deep-erase

Overwrite the hard disk with random data. Selecting this option will take longer than a standard format.

<erase-times>

Number of times to overwrite the hard disk with random data. Range: 1 to 35. Default: 1

<RAID level>

Enter the RAID level to be set on the device. This option is only available on FortiAnalyzer models that support RAID.

Enter * to show available RAID levels.

format

Format the hard disk on the FortiAnalyzer system. You can select to perform a secure (deep-erase) format which overwrites the hard disk with random data. You can also specify the number of time to erase the disks.

Syntax

execute format <disk | disk-ext3 | disk-ext4> <RAID level> deep-erase <erase-times>

When you run this command, you will be prompted to confirm the request.

Executing this command will erase all device settings/images, databases, and log data on the FortiAnalyzer system’s hard drive. The FortiAnalyzer device’s IP address, and routing information will be preserved.

Variable

Description

<disk | disk-ext3 | disk-ext4>

Select to format the hard disk or format the hard disk with ext3 or ext4 file system.

deep-erase

Overwrite the hard disk with random data. Selecting this option will take longer than a standard format.

<erase-times>

Number of times to overwrite the hard disk with random data. Range: 1 to 35. Default: 1

<RAID level>

Enter the RAID level to be set on the device. This option is only available on FortiAnalyzer models that support RAID.

Enter * to show available RAID levels.