Cisco Autonomous AP Image filename

Gerade in der Release note entdeckt was die kryptischen Dateinamen der Autonomous AP Images zu bedeuten haben.

Cisco AP Autonomous Image

Des Weiteren kann man anhand des Dateinamen auch rauslesen, ob es sich um ein Autonomous, Lightweight oder Recovery Image handelt. Darüber Auskunft gibt die Zahl hinter dem „w“, zB.:

ap1g1-k9w7-tar.153-3.JC.tar

 

k9w7 – autonomous IOS
k9w8 – full lightweight IOS
rcvk9w8 – lightweight recovery image

 

Cisco 1702 CAPWAP to Autonomous – Quick Tutorial

Step 1) Bootvorgang abbrechen durch drücken des Mode Buttons. 

ap: dir

List of filesystems currently registered:

               flash[0]: (read-write)
              xmodem[1]: (read-only)
                null[2]: (read-write)
                tftp[5]: (read-only)

ap: dir flash:
Directory of flash:/

2    -rwx  287       <date>               info
3    -rwx  140       <date>               env_vars
4    -rwx  2084      <date>               event.log
37   drwx  512       <date>               ap3g2-rcvk9w8-mx
5    -rwx  1048      <date>               private-multiple-fs
6    drwx  2176      <date>               ap3g2-k9w8-mx.153-3.JN3
306  drwx  0         <date>               configs

Step 2) Flash formatieren

ap: format flash:
Are you sure you want to format "flash:" (all data will be lost) (y/n)?y
flashfs[0]: 0 files, 1 directories
flashfs[0]: 0 orphaned files, 0 orphaned directories
flashfs[0]: Total bytes: 41158656
flashfs[0]: Bytes used: 1024
flashfs[0]: Bytes available: 41157632
flashfs[0]: flashfs fsck took 27 seconds.
Filesystem "flash:" formatted
ap: 

Step 3) Speicherplatz püfen

ap: dir flash:
Directory of flash:/

2    -rwx  65        <date>               env_vars

Step 4) PC die IP Adresse 10.0.0.2 geben und per TFTP das Autonomous File  (k9w7) extracten.

ap: set IP_ADDR 10.0.0.1
ap: set netmask 255.255.255.0
ap: flash_init
Initializing Flash...
...The flash is already initialized.
ap: load_helper
ap: ether_init
Initializing ethernet port 0...
Ethernet speed is 1000 Mb - FULL Duplex
ap:
ap: tar -xtract tftp://10.0.0.2/ap3g2-k9w7-tar.153-3.JAB.tar flash:

DPAA Set for Independent Mode
 tide_boot_speed = 1000 
DPAA_INIT = 0x0

extracting info (287 bytes)
ap3g2-k9w7-mx.153-3.JAB/ (directory) 0 (bytes)
extracting ap3g2-k9w7-mx.153-3.JAB/ap3g2-k9w7-mx.153-3.JAB (215867 bytes)..............................................
extracting ap3g2-k9w7-mx.153-3.JAB/ap3g2-k9w7-tx.153-3.JAB (73 bytes)
extracting ap3g2-k9w7-mx.153-3.JAB/ap3g2-bl-2600 (190140 bytes).........................................
extracting ap3g2-k9w7-mx.153-3.JAB/ap3g2-bl-3600 (189183 bytes).........................................
ap3g2-k9w7-mx.153-3.JAB/html/ (directory) 0 (bytes)
ap3g2-k9w7-mx.153-3.JAB/html/level/ (directory) 0 (bytes)
ap3g2-k9w7-mx.153-3.JAB/html/level/1/ (directory) 0 (bytes)
extracting ap3g2-k9w7-mx.153-3.JAB/html/level/1/appsui.js (563 bytes)
extracting ap3g2-k9w7-mx.153-3.JAB/html/level/1/back.shtml (512 bytes)
extracting ap3g2-k9w7-mx.153-3.JAB/html/level/1/cookies.js (5032 bytes).....
-- CUT --
xtracting ap3g2-k9w7-mx.153-3.JAB/img_sign_rel_sha2.cert (1371 bytes)
extracting info.ver (287 bytes)ap: 
ap: 
ap: 
ap: 
ap: dir flash:
Directory of flash:/

2    -rwx  85        <date>               env_vars
3    -rwx  287       <date>               info
4    drwx  2112      <date>               ap3g2-k9w7-mx.153-3.JAB
236  -rwx  287       <date>               info.ver

28252160 bytes available (12906496 bytes used)
ap: set boot flash:/ap3g2-k9w7-mx.153-3.JAB
ap: 
ap: 
ap: set
DEFAULT_ROUTER=10.0.0.1
IP_ADDR=10.0.0.1
NETMASK=255.255.255.0
boot=flash:/ap3g2-k9w7-mx.153-3.JAB
netmask=255.255.255.0
ap: boot
Rebooting system to reset DPAA...

IOS Bootloader - Starting system.
flash is writable
Antigua Lite Board P2
40MB format
Tide XL MB - 40MB of flash
Xmodem file system is available.
flashfs[0]: 229 files, 7 directories
flashfs[0]: 0 orphaned files, 0 orphaned directories
flashfs[0]: Total bytes: 41158656
flashfs[0]: Bytes used: 12906496
flashfs[0]: Bytes available: 28252160
flashfs[0]: flashfs fsck took 10 seconds.
Base Ethernet MAC address: f0:7f:06:92:89:48
Ethernet speed is 100 Mb - FULL Duplex
Loading "flash:/ap3g2-k9w7-mx.153-3.JAB/ap3g2-k9w7-mx.153-3.JAB"...#########################

File "flash:/ap3g2-k9w7-mx.153-3.JAB/ap3g2-k9w7-mx.153-3.JAB" uncompressed and installed, entry point: 0x2003000
executing...

Secondary Bootloader - Starting system.
Antigua Lite Board P2

Cisco AP 2702 AUX Port?!

Wer schon mal einen der neuen Cisco Aironet 2700 Series Accesspoint in der Hand hatte, hat sicher schon bemerkt das sich zwischen Console und Ethernet ein neuer AUX Port befinden.

 

Wozu ist dieser Port?

Ungleich anderen Herstellern, welche bei 802.11ac Accesspoints bewusst 2 Ethernet Ports für Portchannaling verbauen, damit der Accesspoint mit 2x1Gig angebunden werden kann und kein WLAN->LAN Engpass entsteht, wurde dieser Port nicht als Upstream sondern als Downstream definiert.

Cisco beschreibt ihn folgender Massen:

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