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Dear Sir,

i have cisco 2500 series wireless controller i want to add one cisco 1140 Access point on that controller

what steps i need to take firmware need to upgrade

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VIP Purple

Wireless

HI Kamal,

First of all which version u have on, paste the output from WLC: sh sysinfo

Also paste the output from AP: sh inventory

Steps to connect AP to WLC.

The AP's can be placed in any subnet you want. In order to make sure the AP's join the WLC in a different subnet, you need to at least have done one of these:

1. Initially place the AP's in the same subnet as the WLC management interface until the AP successfully joins. DHCP is required on this subnet for the AP. one joined, the AP will know of the WLC an then can be placed in any other subnet.

2. Use DHCP option 43 to point to the WLC management up address

3. On the L3 switch configure these global commands (either one depending on WLC code)

ip forward-protocol udp 5246

On the interface the AP's are on configure ip helper address pointing to the WLC management ip address.

also check this document : http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6366/products_configuration_example09186a0080665cdf.shtml

Regards

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Hall of Fame Super Silver

Re: Wireless

Keep this handy to as this will show you what devices are supported on what code versions

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/wireless/controller/5500/tech_notes/Wireless_Software_Compatibility_Matrix.html

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-Scott
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Hall of Fame Super Gold

Wireless

i have cisco 2500 series wireless controller i want to add one cisco 1140 Access point on that controller

Let's start with the basic, please post the output to the following commands:

1.  WLC:  sh sysinfo;

2.  WLC:  sh time;

3.  AP:  sh version;

4.  AP:  sh ip interface brief; and

5.  AP:  sh inventory

VIP Purple

Wireless

KAMAL MISHRA wrote:

Dear sir,

standalone access point output

sh inventory

NAME: "AP1140", DESCR: "Cisco Aironet 1140 Series (IEEE 802.11n) Access Point"

PID: AIR-LAP1142N-A-K9

sh version

Cisco IOS Software, C1140 Software (C1140-K9W7-M), Version 12.4(21a)JA1, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

32K bytes of flash-simulated non-volatile configuration memory.

Base ethernet MAC Address: 58:8D:09:59:30:E2

Sir above is the ouput of standalone APS these are 1140 series

socan i migrate these access points with WLC 2500 series pls help

or what procedure i need to follow.

and controller side what configuration i need to done

U have IOS(aitonomous image- k9w7), u need to convert it to Lightweight AP(k9w8)

k9w7 - autonomous (or "site survey") IOS

k9w8 - full lightweight IOS (this is what is bundled in the WLC .aes image, and is factory installed on "mesh" APs)

rcvk9w8 - lightweight recovery image - this is factory installed on lightweight APs, unless a "mesh" image is specified; it lacks radio firmware.

http://mrncciew.com/2012/10/20/lightweight-to-autonomous-conversion/

For the LWAP conversion, use the recovery image ( e.g  c1140-rcvk9w8-tar.,.......tar).

Regards

VIP Purple

Wireless

VIP Purple

Wireless

HI Kamal,

As per my Knowledge u can not convert with WLC:

You should only need to pull the LWAPP/CAPWAP recovery image from cisco.com.  Then you can either use the upgrade tool or the  archive download command to pull and load the software onto the AP.

https://supportforums.cisco.com/docs/DOC-18268

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

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

Regards

Hall of Fame Super Silver

Re: Wireless

Kamal,

I'm order to help us understand the issue, you need to console into that AP and post the output so we can see if your performing the upgrade properly.

There are any docs that explain the sets and some videos. Make sure your using A compatible TFTP server. I use 3CDeamon and have not have any issues. Also make sure that your firewall is disabled on you machine as tftp is usually being blocked. Here are some links to documents and a video that you can follow to upload image to any Cisco indoor access point.

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

https://supportforums.cisco.com/docs/DOC-18268

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

Sent from Cisco Technical Support iPhone App

-Scott
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VIP Purple

Wireless

HI Kamal,

First of all which version u have on, paste the output from WLC: sh sysinfo

Also paste the output from AP: sh inventory

Steps to connect AP to WLC.

The AP's can be placed in any subnet you want. In order to make sure the AP's join the WLC in a different subnet, you need to at least have done one of these:

1. Initially place the AP's in the same subnet as the WLC management interface until the AP successfully joins. DHCP is required on this subnet for the AP. one joined, the AP will know of the WLC an then can be placed in any other subnet.

2. Use DHCP option 43 to point to the WLC management up address

3. On the L3 switch configure these global commands (either one depending on WLC code)

ip forward-protocol udp 5246

On the interface the AP's are on configure ip helper address pointing to the WLC management ip address.

also check this document : http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6366/products_configuration_example09186a0080665cdf.shtml

Regards

Dont forget to rate helpful posts.

Community Member

Wireless

Thanks a lot sandeep

My AP is 11 40 series and my controller is 2500 series

AP is lightweight so need to upgrade ios or 2500 series controller direcly supports.

VIP Purple

Wireless

HI Kamal, As in my first I and Leo also aksed about the Image on WLC:

Please paste the output of these commands:

WLC: sh sysinfo

AP: sh inventory

Regards

Community Member

Wireless

Thanks a lot sandeep i will provide the output of WLC also.

Community Member

Wireless

Dear sandip,

i will share the WLC output with you and again thanks a lot for ur support.

Hall of Fame Super Silver

Re: Wireless

Keep this handy to as this will show you what devices are supported on what code versions

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/wireless/controller/5500/tech_notes/Wireless_Software_Compatibility_Matrix.html

Sent from Cisco Technical Support iPhone App

-Scott
*** Please rate helpful posts ***
Hall of Fame Super Gold

Wireless

i have cisco 2500 series wireless controller i want to add one cisco 1140 Access point on that controller

Let's start with the basic, please post the output to the following commands:

1.  WLC:  sh sysinfo;

2.  WLC:  sh time;

3.  AP:  sh version;

4.  AP:  sh ip interface brief; and

5.  AP:  sh inventory

Community Member

Wireless

Dear sir,

standalone access point output

sh inventory

NAME: "AP1140", DESCR: "Cisco Aironet 1140 Series (IEEE 802.11n) Access Point"

PID: AIR-LAP1142N-A-K9

sh version

Cisco IOS Software, C1140 Software (C1140-K9W7-M), Version 12.4(21a)JA1, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

Technical Support: http://www.cisco.com/techsupport

Copyright (c) 1986-2009 by Cisco Systems, Inc.

Compiled Wed 16-Sep-09 18:09 by prod_rel_team

ROM: Bootstrap program is C1140 boot loader

BOOTLDR: C1140 Boot Loader (C1140-BOOT-M) Version 12.4(18a)JA3, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

ICAP004 uptime is 3 weeks, 2 days, 48 minutes

System returned to ROM by power-on

System image file is "flash:/c1140-k9w7-mx.124-21a.JA1/c1140-k9w7-mx.124-21a.JA1"

This product contains cryptographic features and is subject to United

States and local country laws governing import, export, transfer and

use. Delivery of Cisco cryptographic products does not imply

third-party authority to import, export, distribute or use encryption.

Importers, exporters, distributors and users are responsible for

compliance with U.S. and local country laws. By using this product you

agree to comply with applicable laws and regulations. If you are unable

to comply with U.S. and local laws, return this product immediately.

A summary of U.S. laws governing Cisco cryptographic products may be found at:

http://www.cisco.com/wwl/export/crypto/tool/stqrg.html

If you require further assistance please contact us by sending email to

export@cisco.com.

cisco AIR-LAP1142N-A-K9    (PowerPC405ex) processor (revision B0) with 98294K/32768K bytes of memory.

Processor board ID FGL1442S594

PowerPC405ex CPU at 586Mhz, revision number 0x147E

Last reset from power-on

1 Gigabit Ethernet interface

2 802.11 Radio(s)

32K bytes of flash-simulated non-volatile configuration memory.

Base ethernet MAC Address: 58:8D:09:59:30:E2

Sir above is the ouput of standalone APS these are 1140 series

socan i migrate these access points with WLC 2500 series pls help

or what procedure i need to follow.

and controller side what configuration i need to done

Hall of Fame Super Gold

Wireless

socan i migrate these access points with WLC 2500 series pls help or what procedure i need to follow.

What have you done with your WLC?

Hall of Fame Super Gold

Wireless

VIP Purple

Wireless

KAMAL MISHRA wrote:

Dear sir,

standalone access point output

sh inventory

NAME: "AP1140", DESCR: "Cisco Aironet 1140 Series (IEEE 802.11n) Access Point"

PID: AIR-LAP1142N-A-K9

sh version

Cisco IOS Software, C1140 Software (C1140-K9W7-M), Version 12.4(21a)JA1, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

32K bytes of flash-simulated non-volatile configuration memory.

Base ethernet MAC Address: 58:8D:09:59:30:E2

Sir above is the ouput of standalone APS these are 1140 series

socan i migrate these access points with WLC 2500 series pls help

or what procedure i need to follow.

and controller side what configuration i need to done

U have IOS(aitonomous image- k9w7), u need to convert it to Lightweight AP(k9w8)

k9w7 - autonomous (or "site survey") IOS

k9w8 - full lightweight IOS (this is what is bundled in the WLC .aes image, and is factory installed on "mesh" APs)

rcvk9w8 - lightweight recovery image - this is factory installed on lightweight APs, unless a "mesh" image is specified; it lacks radio firmware.

http://mrncciew.com/2012/10/20/lightweight-to-autonomous-conversion/

For the LWAP conversion, use the recovery image ( e.g  c1140-rcvk9w8-tar.,.......tar).

Regards

Community Member

Wireless

Thanks sandip,

so I need to upgrade mentioned image

c1140-rcvk9w8-tar on my access point.

VIP Purple

Wireless

Community Member

Wireless

Dear Sir,

My Access point is Cisco AIR-AP1142N-N-K9

currently it is stand alone now we are planning to migrate with our controller.

ICAP004#sh inventory

NAME: "AP1140", DESCR: "Cisco Aironet 1140 Series (IEEE 802.11n) Access Point"

PID: AIR-LAP1142N-A-K9 , VID: V03, SN: FGL1442S594

ICAP004#sh version

Cisco IOS Software, C1140 Software (C1140-K9W7-M), Version 12.4(21a)JA1, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

Technical Support: http://www.cisco.com/techsupport

Copyright (c) 1986-2009 by Cisco Systems, Inc.

Compiled Wed 16-Sep-09 18:09 by prod_rel_team

ROM: Bootstrap program is C1140 boot loader

BOOTLDR: C1140 Boot Loader (C1140-BOOT-M) Version 12.4(18a)JA3, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

ICAP004 uptime is 3 weeks, 2 days, 48 minutes

System returned to ROM by power-on

System image file is "flash:/c1140-k9w7-mx.124-21a.JA1/c1140-k9w7-mx.124-21a.JA1"

so sir can we convert that access point stand alone to controller based.

This product contains cryptographic features and is subject to United

States and local country laws governing import, export, transfer and

use. Delivery of Cisco cryptographic products does not imply

third-party authority to import, export, distribute or use encryption.

Importers, exporters, distributors and users are responsible for

compliance with U.S. and local country laws. By using this product you

agree to comply with applicable laws and regulations. If you are unable

to comply with U.S. and local laws, return this product immediately.

A summary of U.S. laws governing Cisco cryptographic products may be found at:

http://www.cisco.com/wwl/export/crypto/tool/stqrg.html

If you require further assistance please contact us by sending email to

export@cisco.com.

cisco AIR-LAP1142N-A-K9    (PowerPC405ex) processor (revision B0) with 98294K/32768K bytes of memory.

Processor board ID FGL1442S594

PowerPC405ex CPU at 586Mhz, revision number 0x147E

Last reset from power-on

1 Gigabit Ethernet interface

2 802.11 Radio(s)

32K bytes of flash-simulated non-volatile configuration memory.

Base ethernet MAC Address: 58:8D:09:59:30:E2

Part Number                          : 73-11451-08

PCA Assembly Number                  : 800-30554-06

PCA Revision Number                  : A0

PCB Serial Number                    : FOC14394VU4

Top Assembly Part Number             : 800-31273-04

Top Assembly Serial Number           : FGL1442S594

Top Revision Number                  : A0

Product/Model Number                 : AIR-LAP1142N-A-K9  

and tryning to convert into controller based

VIP Purple

Wireless

HI Kamal,

As per my Knowledge u can not convert with WLC:

You should only need to pull the LWAPP/CAPWAP recovery image from cisco.com.  Then you can either use the upgrade tool or the  archive download command to pull and load the software onto the AP.

https://supportforums.cisco.com/docs/DOC-18268

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

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

Regards

Community Member

Wireless

Dear Sir,

i have downloaded the image c1140-k9w8-tar.152-4.jb3 trying through tftp

but giving socket error

can u suggest that stand alone access point

Cisco AIR-AP1142N-N-K9

we can migrate into controller based.

VIP Purple

Wireless

Hi Kamal,

can you patse the command u r trying and please also paste the error.

Do you have WCS/NCS ?

Regards

Community Member

Wireless

Thanks sandeep still i am trying to upgrade but it is not done.

thaks a lot for your help i will share logs with you while upgrading the ios.

Hall of Fame Super Silver

Re: Wireless

Kamal,

I'm order to help us understand the issue, you need to console into that AP and post the output so we can see if your performing the upgrade properly.

There are any docs that explain the sets and some videos. Make sure your using A compatible TFTP server. I use 3CDeamon and have not have any issues. Also make sure that your firewall is disabled on you machine as tftp is usually being blocked. Here are some links to documents and a video that you can follow to upload image to any Cisco indoor access point.

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

https://supportforums.cisco.com/docs/DOC-18268

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

Sent from Cisco Technical Support iPhone App

-Scott
*** Please rate helpful posts ***
Community Member

Wireless

Dear Scott,

Thaks for your support

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