Reference: Advanced Configuration menu

The options on the Advanced Configuration menu can have an impact on performance.

Consult with Tanium Support before using advanced options. For more information, see Contact Tanium Support.

Enable automatic destruction of the TanOS installation

  1. Sign into the TanOS console as a user with the tanadmin role.
  2. Enter A to go to the Appliance Configuration menu. ClosedView screen
  3. Enter X to go to the Advanced Configuration menu. ClosedView screen
  4. Enter 1 and follow the prompts to enable self-destruction. ClosedView screen

View the TanOS log

  1. Sign into the TanOS console as a user with the tanadmin role.
  2. Enter A to go to the Appliance Configuration menu.
  3. Enter X to go to the Advanced Configuration menu.
  4. Enter 2 to view the TanOS log.
  5. Type q to exit the log.

Change the active partition

If you encounter issues during the upgrade process or issues with a recent Tanium server update and you want to revert to the previous version, you can switch to the inactive partition.

  1. Sign into the TanOS console as a user with the tanadmin role.
  2. Enter A to go to the Appliance Configuration menu. ClosedView screen
  3. Enter X to go to the Advanced Configuration menu. ClosedView screen
  4. Enter 3 to go to the Active Partition menu. ClosedView screen
  5. Follow the prompts to switch to the inactive partition.

Export the RAID controller key

See Export the RAID controller security key.

Export the grub key

See Export the grub key.

Change the grub key password

If necessary, you can regenerate the grub key and password.

  1. Sign into the TanOS console as a user with the tanadmin role.
  2. Enter A to go to the Appliance Configuration menu.
  3. Enter X to go to the Advanced Configuration menu. ClosedView screen
  4. Enter 7 and follow the prompts to generate a new grub key and export it to the /outgoing folder. ClosedView screen
  5. Use SFTP to copy the file from the /outgoing directory to your local computer.