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I bought an SSG-5 with the extended license off of ebay. I was messing with the config, and now I want to reset it in order to start fresh. If I do this, will I loose my license information or will it remain on the device?

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Based on the SSG5's own manual (check out page 40), reseting the device does not make any mention of deleting the license.

Based on Juniper's own documentation, deleting a license file is only done through a command plus a reset, not merely a reset. Another reference.

Knowing your ScreenOS version might help too, but signs point to the strong liklihood that your license will remain on the device after a reset.

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I can verify that the license remained when I reset the device. – Chris Kooken Aug 15 '11 at 19:53
@Climber104 Excellent! Thanks for updating the thread. – Wesley Aug 15 '11 at 19:57

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