Sophos XG: How to reboot a XG managed Sophos Access Point

As with the UTM, it’s also possible to reboot specific access points from XG with the AWETOOL command:

  1. Log into the command line interface (CLI) as follow:
    1. Login with username: admin
    2. Enter the admin password
    3. Use Option 5 for Device Management
    4. Use Option for Advance shell
  2. Type the following command to connect to the Access Point’s console from the XG’s console:awetool
  3. The following screen appears:
  4. Select option 1 to list the available APs.
  5. Select the AP you would like to reboot.
  6. Click on Ok.
  7. The below screen appears, type there y to connect to the AP.
  8. You’re now connected to the AP.
  9. Type the command reboot to restart the AP



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