Cables connection to 1130 AG access point

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Aug 10th, 2009

Hi All,


I need information on physical cable connection between 1130ag Access Point and a WRT54g router. Also 1130ag Access Point to computer to load the Cisco IOS.


Thank you,

Siva


Correct Answer by Lucien Avramov about 7 years 6 months ago

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Lucien Avramov Mon, 08/10/2009 - 08:35

You can connect a serial cable on the AP to the PC.

If you want to use RJ45 cables:

From AP to PC you need a crossover cable.

From Router to AP, a straight cable should work.

sivaprakasam81 Mon, 08/10/2009 - 08:42

Thank you,


I connected the cisco 1130ag Access point to the WRT64G router. I am also console into the 1130ag. during hyperterminal boot it comes with 192.168.1.106 is the IP address for access point. But Unable to access the GUI. Ping is successful. How do I make sure that the AP ip address is 192.168.1.106. It is not giving the show option. not able to get into the global configuration mode from console.


Thank you,

Siva

sivaprakasam81 Mon, 08/10/2009 - 09:07

I see that the Access Point has 12.3(11)JX1. C1130-RCVK9W8-M. It is Lightweight mode. Am I correct? Will I not able to get into the GUI in Lightweight mode?

sivaprakasam81 Mon, 08/10/2009 - 09:23

Hi ,


Can I keep connected the Access Point to WRT54g and setup TFTP server in 192.168.1.0 netowrk? or


Access Point to Computer with 10.0.0.0 Network for TFTP server as quoted in the earlier reply.


Please suggest me one of this.


Thank you,

Siva

sivaprakasam81 Mon, 08/10/2009 - 09:27

I will keep the TFTP server computer IP address to 10.0.0.2. How do i check the connectivity between AP and TFTP server?

Is there any default IP address for the Acccess Point to verify? Can I do ping between these IP address?

Lucien Avramov Mon, 08/10/2009 - 09:54

If you reset the AP, or change the IP to 10.0.0.1 and you set your pc on static ip 10.0.0.2 /24 with the AP as default gateway, it will be able to ping 10.0.0.1.



sivaprakasam81 Mon, 08/10/2009 - 14:36

Hi ,


How do I back up the earlier image flash:/c1130-rcvkw8-mx/c1130-rcvk9w8-mx?


Thank you,

Siva

Lucien Avramov Mon, 08/10/2009 - 14:53

make sure to rename the AP image name to something like: c1130-k9w7-tar.default on the PC.


Then follow the instructions to reboot the AP, it should download the file automatically from your pc's TFTP server


Lucien Avramov Mon, 08/10/2009 - 14:54

You cant at this point, if you need this file again you could download it from our website

sivaprakasam81 Mon, 08/10/2009 - 15:34

I deleted the c1130-rcvk9w8-mx. I also installed tftpd32 on the PC. I have c1130-k9w7-tar.default on the PC desktop. what is default? do I need to have c350-k9w7-tar.123-8.JA2.tar on the desktop to load the image? May I know the right file name?


The access point is at AP: not able to find the image.


it says "download defaunt ios tar image

tftp://255.255.255.255/c1130-k9w7-tar.default

then ap: "


I also unable to ping now. I was able to ping before the deletion of the old image. What should i do now?


Thank you,

Siva

Lucien Avramov Mon, 08/10/2009 - 16:08

The name of the autonomous AP file on your PC should be:

c1130-k9w7-tar.default.


Power down the ap, then hold the mode button. On the console connection with the ap, you will see it when it tries to download the image from TFTP.


If you have the correct image and are correctly connected to the AP, it will start downloading.


You dont have to configure anything on the AP for that.


Lucien Avramov Mon, 08/10/2009 - 21:19

c1130-k9w7-tar.default : default is the extension of the filename. It has to be added.


We are using a little tweak, as usually this is the filename format the WLC (controller) stores the AP file, to be retrieved.


In our scenario we are using your PC to simulate the behavior of a WLC. So the file needs to be called this way, so the AP, when it boots can retrieve it automatically.



sivaprakasam81 Mon, 08/10/2009 - 22:11

I appreciate your inputs. I have tried this many times. It comes up with


download default ios tar image

tftp://255.255.255.255/c1130-k9w7-tar.default


ap:


It stops there. I use tftpd32 as tftp server in my PC. The ip address is 10.0.0.2/24 Default gateway of 10.0.0.1


unable to ping 10.0.0.1 during this process. I use cross-over cable between computer and AP.


Thank you,

Siva

Lucien Avramov Mon, 08/10/2009 - 22:42

It's odd that it stops like this, it shouldnt.

are you sure you downloaded an autonomous ap IOS version?

For example:

c1130-k9w7-tar.124-10b.JDA.tar or,

c1130-k9w7-tar.124-3g.JA1.tar



Lucien Avramov Mon, 08/10/2009 - 22:47

One step I forgot to mention here, that you need: configure TFTP32 on the PC to act as a DHCP server so it gives an ip address to the AP.


Set the TFTP server to 10.0.0.2 /27.

The AP will come up as 10.0.0.1 and will look for the appropreiate IOS

image.


sivaprakasam81 Tue, 08/11/2009 - 02:12

Thank you very much! my friend (johnlloyd_13) did the job as suggested by you doing DHCP server configuration.


Awesome!!!

sivaprakasam81 Tue, 08/11/2009 - 02:18

If you could reply a message, I will also mark this as resolved solution. Thank you

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