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convert ap-225 to standalone


I use AP-225.  I wanted to convert to standalone mode.  So, I followed the link below:




Even after giving the following commands


apboot> setenv standalone_mode 1
apboot> save



APBoot (build 50639)
Built: 2015-06-29 at 12:15:54

Model: AP-22x
CPU0:  P1020E, Version: 1.1, (0x80ec0011)
Core:  E500, Version: 5.1, (0x80212051)
       CPU0: 800 MHz
       CPU1: 800 MHz
       CCB:  400 MHz
       DDR:  333.333 MHz (666.667 MT/s data rate) (Asynchronous)
       LBC:   25 MHz
L1:    D-cache 32KB enabled
       I-cache 32KB enabled
I2C:   ready
DRAM:  Configuring DDR for 666.667 MT/s data rate
DDR:   512 MB (DDR3, 32-bit, CL=5, ECC off)
POST1: memory passed
Flash: 32 MB
L2:    256 KB enabled
Power: 802.3af POE
PCIe1: RC, link up, x1
       dev fn venID devID class  rev    MBAR0    MBAR1    MBAR2    MBAR3
       00  00  14e4  43a2 00002   03 80000004 00000000 80200004 00000000
PCIe2: RC, link up, x1
       dev fn venID devID class  rev    MBAR0    MBAR1    MBAR2    MBAR3
       00  00  14e4  43a1 00002   03 a0000004 00000000 a0200004 00000000
Net:   eth0, eth1
Radio: bcm43460#0, bcm43460#1
FIPS: passed

Hit <Enter> to stop autoboot:  0
apboot> setenv standalone_mode 1
apboot> save
Saving Environment to Flash...
Un-Protected 1 sectors
. done
Erased 1 sectors
Writing 9....8....7....6....5....4....3....2....1....
apboot> printenv
bootcmd=boot ap

Environment size: 224/131068 bytes
apboot> boot
Checking image @ 0xee000000
Invalid image format version: 0xffffffff
Checking image @ 0xeee00000
Copying image from 0xeee00000

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

Aruba Networks
ArubaOS Version (build 39345 / label #39345)
Built by p4build@tortuga on 2013-08-08 at 16:30:24 PDT (gcc version 4.5.1)

Memory: 510348k/524288k available (8348k kernel code, 13940k reserved, 540k data
, 352k bss, 5008k init)
Processor 1 found.
Brought up 2 CPUs
PCI: Probing PCI hardware
pci 0000:00:00.0: PCI bridge to [bus 01-ff]
pci 0001:02:00.0: PCI bridge to [bus 03-ff]
pci 0000:00:00.0: enabling device (0106 -> 0107)
pci 0001:02:00.0: enabling device (0106 -> 0107)
ee000000.nor: Found 1 x16 devices at 0x0 in 16-bit bank
Amd/Fujitsu Extended Query Table at 0x0040
number of CFI chips: 1
/proc/gfar_eth0_stats created
/proc/gfar_eth1_stats created
Enabling watchdog on CPU 1
Enabling watchdog on CPU 0

Starting Kernel SHA1 KAT ...Completed Kernel SHA1 KAT
Starting Kernel HMAC-SHA1 KAT ...Completed Kernel HMAC-SHA1 KAT
Starting Kernel DES KAT ...Completed Kernel DES KAT
Starting Kernel AES KAT ...Completed Kernel AES KAT

Domain Name: arubanetworks.com
No panic info available
Ethernet port 1 mode: active-standby
ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): eth0: link is not ready
ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): bond0: link is not ready
bonding: bond0: enslaving eth0 as a backup interface with a down link.
ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): eth1: link is not ready
bonding: bond0: enslaving eth1 as a backup interface with a down link.
AP xml model 66, num_radios 2 (jiffies 3213)
init_asap_mod: installation:0
radio 0: band 1 ant 0 max_ssid 16
radio 1: band 0 ant 0 max_ssid 16
ethernet_device_event: dev eth0 is up
ASAP Slowpath initialized
Starting watchdog process...
Getting an IP address...
DHCP timed out.

Retrying with etbonding: bond0: Could not set eth0 as active slave; either eth0
is down or the link is down.
h0 as active link.


Please help me make the AP standalone.


Thanks in advance.


Guru Elite

Re: convert ap-225 to standalone

That seems to be a Campus AP-225 and not an IAP.  It will only work with a controller and cannot be converted to standalone mode.

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