Upgrade WLC 4.2 to 5

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Mar 18th, 2010

We currently have a WLC (4404) with version 4.2.130.0 and have recommended us to upgrade to 5, but wanted to know which has this advantages and prejudices. Frequently use the "wlan override" to not publish any SSIDs in all APs and someone told us that in some versions 5 it does not work. Is this true?
Someone can help me.

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Rob Huffman Thu, 03/18/2010 - 06:18

Hi,


In WLC 5.x versions, WLAN Override has been  replaced with the "AP Groups" feature;


Creating Access Point Groups


After all access points have joined the controller, you can create up to 150  access point groups and assign up to 16 WLANs to each group. Each access point  advertises only the enabled WLANs that belong to its access point group. The  access point does not advertise disabled WLANs in its access point group or  WLANs that belong to another group.



http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/wireless/controller/5.2/configuration/guide/c52wlan.html#wp1128591



Hope this helps!

Rob

Leo Laohoo Thu, 03/18/2010 - 14:24

I have no idea who "recommended" but I am prejudice to the 5.X code.  If you want to upgrade, go to the 6.X instead. 

Leo Laohoo Sun, 03/21/2010 - 19:11

The code was just released a few weeks ago and it's already "asured"?    That's fast!

Rob Huffman Mon, 03/22/2010 - 06:05

Hey folks,


Very good info George! +5 all day long. +5 for Leo as well for bringing

this discussion to the forefront


Cheers!

Huff

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