The Cisco 37021 AP with a Standalone Image
The following steps allow you reuse a Cisco AP; in my case the AIR-CAP3702I-A-K9 802.11AC.
Hold down the MODE button while applying power. Release after you see the message
button is pressed, wait for button to be released...
dir flash: delete flash:private-multiple-fs reset
Log in and clear the rest of the config
Username: Cisco Password Cisco enable clear capwap private-config clear lwapp private-config reload
Loading Standalone Software
for your AP. This page will also include checksums to make sure you have the correct image.
After applying power, tap
repeatedly until you see the boot loader prompt
Load the image from your TFTP server
set IP_ADDR 192.168.0.99 set NETMASK 255.255.255.0 set DEFAULT_ROUTER 192.168.0.1 ether_init tftp_init tar -xtract tftp://192.168.0.11/ap3g2-k9w7-tar.153-3.JD.tar flash:
After 15 minutes the AP should complete. Take note of the image name and try booting from the new image
Now that we have a standalone image running. Now we can add configuration
config t hostname ap1 dot11 ssid radnet band-select authentication open guest-mode ! interface Dot11Radio0 ssid radnet ! interface Dot11Radio1 ssid radnet ! interface BVI1 ip address dhcp client-id GigabitEthernet0