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[Tutorial] AP Boot Commands

Hello Everyone  today i have decided to do a tutorial regarding this which can be helpful sometimes:

 

First you need to get in the ap boot, and you do it by connecting it through console when you boot up the ap you start pressing any key for example enter and you press it untill you see apboot>

 

Here is the list of Commands are their meaning:

 

setenv ipaddr 172.16.3.223

This Comand will set the static ip address to AP

 

setenv netmask 255.255.255.0

This command will set the subnet mask to the AP

 

setenv gatewayip 172.16.3.1

This command will set the ip default gateway to the AP

 

setenv serverip 172.20.5.25

This command will set from which controller he will download the new image

 

setenv master 172.20.5.25

This command will tell the ip which is the master controller

 

 

setenv group raphome


This command will tell the ip which group he belongs

 

 

setenv name Carlos_AP

This command will tell the IP his name

 

 

saveenv

This command will save the configuration

 

 

dhcp

This command will help you to know if you are reciving DHCP addresses

 

purgeenv

This command will delete all the variables you configured on the apboot

 

clearos

This command will delete the Firmware you downloaded from the controller and will put the ap OS that came from the fabric i mean from aruba when you first turned it on

 

factory_default

This command will totally factory default the AP

 

I hope this commands helps you all:)

 

 

Cheers

Carlos

 

[Mod note: edited subject line for readability]

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Product Manager - Aruba Networks
Alternetworks Corp

Re: [Tutorial]AP Boot Commands

I think you missed boot Carlos :smileytongue:

 

Cheers

James

Cheers
James

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Re: [Tutorial]AP Boot Commands

somewhat old but meh, find attache the .pdf 

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Re: [Tutorial]AP Boot Commands

Regarding this post, and for clarification

I have read that serverip is overriden by master when configured, is it Ok?
Could serverip be a different value that master ?
What is the sequence of booting if we hardcode ip, mask, default gateway, master and serverip in AP?.. The AP goes to serverip for Firmware download if needed then to master to get all config?.

Thanks in advance
Occasional Contributor I

Re: [Tutorial]AP Boot Commands

Hi,

 

Does somebody knows which is the key combination to enter in admin mode on the AP from the console ?

 

Thank you,

Lara

Re: [Tutorial]AP Boot Commands

What are you trying to do?

 

There's not really an admin mode for APs, you can modify the AP environment variables (IP, master, name, group, etc) from interrupting the boot when prompted and then going in to the AP boot.

Jerrod Howard
Sr. Techical Marketing Engineer
Occasional Contributor I

Re: [Tutorial]AP Boot Commands

No, I am not refering to the boot meniu.

I want to access the admin mode in order to check a log file.

 

~ # tail -f /tmp/sapd_debug_log
tail: Permission denied
~ #

 

I know that it is a sequence of keys to enter in admin mode , but I dont remenber which is and I couldnt find it .

 

Thank you,

Lara

Re: [Tutorial]AP Boot Commands

Ah, try ESC+CTRL+K, should give priv access to look at the log files.

Jerrod Howard
Sr. Techical Marketing Engineer
Occasional Contributor I

Re: [Tutorial]AP Boot Commands

It's working  :)

 

Thank you for prompt response !

Laura

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