Cisco 5508 Wireless LAN Controller Firmware upgrade via CLI

Commands in summary

transfer download datatype code
transfer download mode tftp
transfer download serverip 192.168.44.248
transfer download path / 
transfer download filename AIR-CT5500-LDPE-K9-7-5-102-0.aes
debug transfer tftp enable
transfer download start

reset system

Upgrade Process

(Cisco Controller) >transfer download datatype code

(Cisco Controller) >transfer download mode tftp

(Cisco Controller) >transfer download serverip 192.168.44.248

(Cisco Controller) >transfer download path /

(Cisco Controller) >transfer download filename AIR-CT5500-LDPE-K9-7-5-102-0.aes

(Cisco Controller) >debug transfer tftp enable

(Cisco Controller) >transfer download start

Mode............................................. TFTP 
Data Type........................................ Code 
TFTP Server IP................................... 192.168.44.248
TFTP Packet Timeout.............................. 6
TFTP Max Retries................................. 10
TFTP Path........................................ /
TFTP Filename.................................... AIR-CT5500-LDPE-K9-7-5-102-0.aes

This may take some time.
Are you sure you want to start? (y/N) y

TFTP Code transfer starting.
*TransferTask: Oct 24 17:05:49.123: TFTP: Binding to remote=192.168.44.248

*TransferTask: Oct 24 17:05:49.350: 309600 bytes

*TransferTask: Oct 24 17:05:49.546: 619200 bytes

// Truncated

*TransferTask: Oct 24 17:07:34.549: 134056800 bytes

*TransferTask: Oct 24 17:07:34.641: TFP End: 134189572 bytes transferred (0 retransmitted packets)

TFTP receive complete... extracting components.

Image version check passed.

Executing init script.

Executing backup script.

Writing new RTOS to flash disk.

Writing new FP to flash disk.

Writing new AP Image Bundle to flash disk.

Executing fini script.

File transfer is successful 
Reboot the controller for update to complete 
Optionally, pre-download the image to APs before rebooting to reduce network downtime.

(Cisco Controller) >reset system

The system has unsaved changes.
Would you like to save them now? (y/N) y

Configuration Saved!
System will now restart! 
Updating license storage ... Done.
Restarting system.

WLCNG Boot Loader Version 1.0.16 (Built on Feb 28 2011 at 13:14:54 by cisco)
Board Revision 1.3 (SN: FCW1731L083, Type: AIR-CT5508-K9) (G)

Verifying boot loader integrity... OK.

OCTEON CN5645-NSP pass 2.1, Core clock: 600 MHz, DDR clock: 330 MHz (660 Mhz data rate)
FPGA Revision 1.7
Env FW Revision 1.8
USB Console Revision 2.2
CPU Cores: 10
DRAM: 1024 MB
Flash: 32 MB
Clearing DRAM........ done
Network: octeth0', octeth1
' - Active interface
E - Environment MAC address override
CF Bus 0 (IDE): OK 
IDE device 0:
- Model: STEC M2T CF 1.0.0 Firm: K1367MIX Ser#: STIM2M9313075045518
- Type: Hard Disk
- Capacity: 977.4 MB = 0.9 GB (2001888 x 512)

Press <ESC> now to access the Boot Menu...

Loading primary image (7.5.102.0)
100%

35801606 bytes read
Launching...
init started: BusyBox v1.6.0 (2010-05-13 17:50:10 EDT) multi-call binary
starting pid 826, tty '': '/etc/init.d/rcS'

Set PLX switch MPS settings .............!!!!!!!
Detecting Hardware ...
set smp_affinity for irq 48
003f
DP from CGE5.0 ...
starting pid 1072, tty '/dev/ttyS0': '/usr/bin/gettyOrMwar'
Setting up ZVM
Exporting LD_LIBRARY_PATH

Cryptographic library self-test....passed!
XML config selected
Validating XML configuration
Read HA Config before validation 
octeon_device_init: found 1 DPs
readCPUConfigData: cardid 0x6070001
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Software Copyright Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.

Cisco AireOS Version 7.5.102.0
Firmware Version FPGA 1.7, Env 1.8, USB console 2.2
Initializing OS Services: ok
Initializing Serial Services: ok
Initializing Network Services: ok
Initializing Licensing Services: ok

License daemon start initialization.....

License daemon running.....
Starting Statistics Service: ok
Starting ARP Services: ok
Starting Trap Manager: ok
Starting Network Interface Management Services: ok
Starting System Services: ok
Starting FIPS Features: ok : Not enabled
Starting Fastpath Hardware Acceleration: ok
Starting Fastpath Console redirect : ok
Starting Fastpath DP Heartbeat : ok
Fastpath CPU0.00: Starting Fastpath Application. SDK-1.8.0, build 269. Flags-[DUTY CYCLE] : ok
Fastpath CPU0.00: Initializing last packet received queue. Num of cores(10)
Fastpath CPU0.00: Init MBUF size: 1856, Subsequent MBUF size: 2040
Fastpath CPU0.00: Core 0 Initialization and FIPS self-test: ok
Fastpath CPU0.00: Initializing Timer...
Fastpath CPU0.00: Initializing Timer...done.
Fastpath CPU0.00: Initializing Timer...
Fastpath CPU0.00: Initializing NBAR AGING Timer...done.
Fastpath CPU0.01: Core 1 Initialization and FIPS self-test: ok
Fastpath CPU0.02: Core 2 Initialization and FIPS self-test: ok
Fastpath CPU0.03: Core 3 Initialization and FIPS self-test: ok
Fastpath CPU0.03: Received instruction to get link status
Fastpath CPU0.04: Core 4 Initialization and FIPS self-test: ok
Fastpath CPU0.05: Core 5 Initialization and FIPS self-test: ok
Fastpath CPU0.06: Core 6 Initialization and FIPS self-test: ok
Fastpath CPU0.07: Core 7 Initialization and FIPS self-test: ok
Fastpath CPU0.08: Core 8 Initialization and FIPS self-test: ok
Fastpath CPU0.09: Core 9 Initialization and FIPS self-test: ok
Starting Switching Services: ok
Starting QoS Services: ok
Starting Policy Manager: ok
Starting Data Transport Link Layer: ok
Starting Access Control List Services: ok
Starting System Interfaces: ok
Starting Client Troubleshooting Service: ok
Starting Management Frame Protection: ok
Starting Certificate Database: ok
Starting VPN Services: ok
Starting DNS Services: ok
Starting Licensing Services: ok
Starting Redundancy: ok 
Starting LWAPP: ok
Starting CAPWAP: ok
Starting LOCP: ok 
Starting Security Services: ok
Starting Policy Manager: ok
Starting Authentication Engine: ok
Starting Mobility Management: ok
Starting Capwap Ping Component: ok
Starting AVC Services: ok
Starting Virtual AP Services: ok
Starting AireWave Director: ok
Starting Network Time Services: ok
Starting Cisco Discovery Protocol: ok
Starting Broadcast Services: ok
Starting Logging Services: ok
Starting DHCP Server: ok
Starting IDS Signature Manager: ok
Starting RFID Tag Tracking: ok
Starting RF Profiles: ok
Starting Power Supply and Fan Status Monitoring Service: ok
Starting Mesh Services: ok
Starting TSM: ok
Starting CIDS Services: ok
Starting Ethernet-over-IP: ok
Starting DTLS server: enabled in CAPWAP
Starting CleanAir: ok
Starting WIPS: ok 
Starting SSHPM LSC PROV LIST: ok 
Starting RRC Services: ok
Starting SXP Services: ok
Starting Alarm Services: ok
Starting FMC HS: ok 
Starting IPv6 Services: ok
Starting Config Sync Manager : ok
Starting Hotspot Services: ok
Starting PMIP Services: ok
Starting Portal Server Services: ok
Starting mDNS Services: ok
Starting Management Services: 
Web Server: CLI: Secure Web: ok

(Cisco Controller)

Enter User Name (or 'Recover-Config' this one-time only to reset configuration to factory defaults)

Confirm version has been updated

Cisco Controller) >show sysinfo

Manufacturer's Name.............................. Cisco Systems Inc.
Product Name..................................... Cisco Controller
Product Version.................................. 7.5.102.0
Bootloader Version............................... 1.0.16
Field Recovery Image Version..................... 7.0.112.21
Firmware Version................................. FPGA 1.7, Env 1.8, USB console 2.2
Build Type....................................... DATA + WPS + LDPE

System Name...................................... **
System Location.................................. 
System Contact................................... 
System ObjectID.................................. 1.3.6.1.4.1.9.1.1069
Redundancy Mode.................................. Disabled
IP Address....................................... 192.168.40.254
Last Reset....................................... Software reset
System Up Time................................... 0 days 0 hrs 2 mins 58 secs
System Timezone Location......................... 
System Stats Realtime Interval................... 5
System Stats Normal Interval..................... 180

Configured Country............................... US - United States
Operating Environment............................ Commercial (0 to 40 C)

--More-- or (q)uit
Internal Temp Alarm Limits....................... 0 to 65 C
Internal Temperature............................. +42 C
External Temperature............................. +27 C
Fan Status....................................... OK

State of 802.11b Network......................... Enabled
State of 802.11a Network......................... Enabled
Number of WLANs.................................. 1
Number of Active Clients......................... 0

Burned-in MAC Address............................ BC:16:65:F9:38:C0
Power Supply 1................................... Present, OK
Power Supply 2................................... Absent
Maximum number of APs supported.................. 100


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