Which IOS major release for aironet 1200 series

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Oct 1st, 2007

Hi,

I've acquired a cisco aironet 1200 series wireless access point and want to upgrade it to the latest IOS software. However there appear to be 4 different versions I can use:

12.3.8-JEB1(GD)

12.3.8-JEA2(GD)

12.3.8-JA2(ED)

12.3.11-JX1(ED)

How do I know which one to go for? I found this page:

http://tools.cisco.com/ITDIT/CFN/jsp/index.jsp

Which purports to allow you to compare different versions, but it claims things are unique to certain images when I know for a fact they exist in the one I'm comparing it to as well, hence I don't have much faith in it.

Is there a high level overview of the 4 releases so I can decide which one to go for?

I have this problem too.
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rob.huffman Mon, 10/01/2007 - 11:33

Hi Richard,

There is sadly no overveiw doc :( That being said I would recommend the following IOS which is not the latest but does contain many Bug fixes;

Release Notes for Cisco Aironet Access Points for Cisco IOS Release 12.3(8)JEB1

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/wireless/access_point/ios/release/notes/12_3_8_JEB1.html

Here is a link to all the 1200 series Release notes:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/wireless/ps430/prod_release_notes_list.html

Hope this helps!

Rob

richardstanton Tue, 10/02/2007 - 11:27

A recommendation is a good start thanks, but out of interest you say that that release isn't the latest - if it isn't the latest why is it shown as a current option for the access point, and not under 'previous releases'? If that isn't the latest release, where would I find the latest release?

rob.huffman Tue, 10/02/2007 - 12:16

Hi Richard,

My appologies here :( This is the latest release for the 1200 SERIES AP. This was released August 22,2007. I was looking at another train altogether.

Hope this helps! Sorry for the confusion.

Rob

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