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Can AIR-AP1231G-A-K9 be converted to light weight to work with WLC and also "AIR-LAP1231G-A-K9" is it supporting Mesh Technology?
Per Cisco Documentation :
The APs that support this migration are:
Â· All 1121 access points
Â· All 1130AG access points
Â· All 1240AG access points
Â· All 1250 series access points
For all IOS-based 1200 series modular access point (1200/1220 Cisco IOS Software Upgrade, 1210
and 1230 AP) platforms, it depends on the radio:
Â¨ if 802.11G, MP21G and MP31G are supported
if 802.11A, RM21A and RM22A are supported
The 1200 series access points can be upgraded with any combination of supported radios: G
only, A only, or both G and A. For an access point that contains dual radios, if one of the two
radios is an LWAPP-supported radio, the upgrade tool still performs the upgrade. The tool
adds a warning message to the detailed log that indicates which radio is unsupported.
Â· All 1310 AG access points
Cisco C3201 Wireless Mobile Interface Card (WMIC)
Note: The second-generation 802.11a radios contain two part numbers.
Access points must run Cisco IOS Release 12.3(7)JA or later before you can perform the upgrade.
So I am thinking your answer is yes it can be done.
You must use the Cisco Upgrade tool and current IOS must be at 12.3(7)JA or better.
I know the 1230AG can be done as I have done several.
I know the 1200AG cannot be done as I have tried several.
Not sure on the mesh issue - Anyone else know the answer to that.
Hope this helps.....
Sorry...that should read 1220A cannot be done.
I have also done several 1232AG.
Depends on your firmware.
Release Notes for Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers and Mesh Access Points for Release 188.8.131.52M
"Release 184.108.40.206M also supports the following indoor non-mesh Cisco access points:
1000 series, 1100 series, 1130 series, 1200 series, 1230 series, 1240 series and 1300 series."