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AIR-SAP vs AIR-CAP

Hi all,

Is there any difference between AIR-SAP2602-x-K9 with lightweight IOS and AIR-CAP2602-x-K9?

Thanks a lot!

A.

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Re: AIR-SAP vs AIR-CAP

You can always convert a SAP to a CAP:)

Using a TFTP Server to Return to a Previous Release

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/wireless/access_point/conversion/lwapp/upgrade/guide/lwapnote.html#wp160918

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQ_NuxdRhQ4

https://supportforums.cisco.com/docs/DOC-14960


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Re: AIR-SAP vs AIR-CAP

Well the standalone model doesn't support features the the WLC support like RRM and CleanAir for example. So if you want these features, you need the AIR-CAP and a WLC.

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Re: AIR-SAP vs AIR-CAP

The ideea is that now I have 3 pcs. AIR-SAP2602-x-K9 and no WLC. In the next 6 months I will buy an 2500 series WLC.

The question is should  buy another AIR-SAP2602-x-K9 (I urgently need an AP) or should I wait and buy AIR-CAP after I buy the WLC?

Thanks!

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Re: AIR-SAP vs AIR-CAP

You can always convert a SAP to a CAP:)

Using a TFTP Server to Return to a Previous Release

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/wireless/access_point/conversion/lwapp/upgrade/guide/lwapnote.html#wp160918

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQ_NuxdRhQ4

https://supportforums.cisco.com/docs/DOC-14960


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AIR-SAP vs AIR-CAP

Thank you for this topic, i am facing the same dificulties and concern, if the SAP series can be upgardable to CAP then why cisco offer the both models wit same price, i have to justify this point to one of my customer and the only reson i made up that for restriction and control perposes. anyone get an access to the WLC he will not be able to reach and change the configuration of SAP AP's.

i appriciate if you can add some points.

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Re: AIR-SAP vs AIR-CAP

The reason they offer two models is because some don't have the funds to purchase a WLC which is required for a CAP. Using a WLC centrally manages the wireless as far as configuration and images. SAP or standalone, requires you to manage each access point. This means the configuration and software image. Time is saved using a WLC and also the features you get with a WLC doesn't compare to what you can get with a SAP.

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AIR-SAP vs AIR-CAP

Thanks Scott, it was really helpful

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Re: AIR-SAP vs AIR-CAP

No problem.

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Can a CAP be converted into a

Can a CAP be converted into a SAP???

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hi Scott Fella;i can not

hi Scott Fella;

i can not convert a CAP to a SAP on Cisco 702i. please advise to me.

Thank you 

 

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Can a CAP be converted into a

Can a CAP be converted into a SAP???

Easily.   Read this:  Using a TFTP Server to Return to a Previous Release

Yes, you can convert a SAP to

Yes, you can convert a SAP to a CAP. For details please refer to the link-

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/wireless/access_point/conversion/lwapp/upgrade/guide/lwapnote.html#wp160918

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