Controller Based WLANs

How to verify the OS information on an Aruba Access Point using console connection in apboot mode?
Q:
How to verify the OS information on an Aruba Access Point using console connection in apboot mode?


A:
Aruba Access Points will be loaded with the default version on both partitions while it is shipped, however once we terminate it to the controller the access point will download the version running on the controller to its primary partition and come up with that version. If we factory reset an Access Point, it will boot with the original version that it was shipped with.
 
Connect a console cable to the access point and power on, interrupt the boot sequence and enter into apboot mode to execute below command to get the OS version.
APBoot 1.5.4.12 (build 50907)
Built: 2015-07-19 at 20:53:12

Model: AP-32x
DRAM:  235 MB
SF:    Detected MX25U3235F with page size 64 kB, total 4 MB
Flash: 4 MB
NAND:  132 MiB
PCIE0: link up
PCIE1: link up
       dev fn venID devID class  rev    MBAR0    MBAR1    MBAR2    MBAR3
       00  00  168c  0040 00002   00 00000004 00000000 00000000 00000000
       dev fn venID devID class  rev    MBAR0    MBAR1    MBAR2    MBAR3
       00  00  168c  0040 00002   00 00000004 00000000 00000000 00000000
Power: 802.3at POE
In:    serial
Out:   serial
Err:   serial
Net:   eth0, eth1
Radio: qca9990#0, qca9990#1
Reset: cold
FIPS:  passed

Hit <Enter> to stop autoboot:  0
apboot>
apboot>
apboot>
apboot>
apboot>
apboot>
apboot> osinfo
Partition 0:
    image type: 0
  machine type: 40
          size: 7368204
       version: 6.4.4.4
  build string: ArubaOS version 6.4.4.4 for 32x (p4build@samos) (gcc version 4.6.3 20120201 (prerelease) (Linaro GCC 4.6-2012.02) ) #53338 SMP Wed Jan 13 21:37:43 PST 2016
         flags:
           oem: aruba

Image is signed; verifying checksum... passed
Signer Cert OK
Policy Cert OK
RSA signature verified.

Partition 1:
    image type: 0
  machine type: 40
          size: 7211308
       version: 6.4.4.0-wave2
  build string: ArubaOS version 6.4.4.0-wave2 for 32x (p4build@cyprus) (gcc version 4.6.3 20120201 (prerelease) (Linaro GCC 4.6-2012.02) ) #49847 SMP Thu Apr 30 14:49:32 PDT 2015
         flags: preserve factory
           oem: aruba

Image is signed; verifying checksum... passed
Signer Cert OK
Policy Cert OK
RSA signature verified.
apboot>
Above command will be useful while troubleshooting an AP related issues.
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