Turning APs' power on and off

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Apr 16th, 2010
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Is it possible to either power on and off lightweight PoE-connected APs from the central controller and/or explicitly tell the AP to go from high-power mode into low-power mode (with all radios turned off) and vice versa?

(Ideally I'd like to do this via CLI or some other kind of scripting).

Many thanks!


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Leo Laohoo Tue, 04/27/2010 - 15:27
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If you upgrade the IOS of your PoE switches to 12.2(50) or later you can avail of Cisco EnergyWise.  You can set time and date to turn your APs on or off.

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