Cant get radio to enable

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Sep 22nd, 2010

Looking at the Radio status tab on a Aironet 1200 ap running latest firmware and it shows the  software status as disabled and the hardware status as down, but I have  the radio enabled.  Any ideas?

Thanks,

Pedro

Correct Answer by Kayle Miller about 6 years 5 months ago

Pedro,

     You don't mention if your AP is autonomous or Lightweight, but I am assuming by your description it is an autonomous access point, have you completed the configuration on the AP (ex: IP Address, SSID's, Encryption, etc?) I know the latest firmware will not bring the radio on-line until those conditions are met.. Also is you want to use it as a standard AP make sure the Station Role is Root (Root Access Point,Root Access Point Radio Island, Root Access Point Radio shutdown).

Hope this helps... Please rate useful Posts.

Thanks,

Kayle

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davy.timmermans Thu, 09/23/2010 - 02:11

Do you mean the radios are disabled and the hardware is up? --> you use a power-injector?

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Kayle Miller Thu, 09/23/2010 - 05:56

Pedro,

     You don't mention if your AP is autonomous or Lightweight, but I am assuming by your description it is an autonomous access point, have you completed the configuration on the AP (ex: IP Address, SSID's, Encryption, etc?) I know the latest firmware will not bring the radio on-line until those conditions are met.. Also is you want to use it as a standard AP make sure the Station Role is Root (Root Access Point,Root Access Point Radio Island, Root Access Point Radio shutdown).

Hope this helps... Please rate useful Posts.

Thanks,

Kayle

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