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Cisco AIR-AP1242AG-A-K9 - Aironet 1242AG - Wireless Access Point Hardware Installation Manual

Cisco AIR-AP1242AG-A-K9 - Aironet 1242AG - Wireless Access Point Hardware Installation Manual (126 pages)

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Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Product Terminology15................................................................................................................................................................
Autonomous Access Points15................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1 Overview16................................................................................................................................................................
Lightweight Access Points16................................................................................................................................................................
Guidelines for Using Cisco Aironet Lightweight Access Points16................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Features17................................................................................................................................................................
Single or Dual-Radio Operation19................................................................................................................................................................
Antennas Supported19................................................................................................................................................................
Ethernet Port19................................................................................................................................................................
Console Port19................................................................................................................................................................
LEDs20................................................................................................................................................................
Power Sources20................................................................................................................................................................
Overview20................................................................................................................................................................
UL 2043 Certification21................................................................................................................................................................
Anti-Theft Features21................................................................................................................................................................
Network Examples with Autonomous Access Points22................................................................................................................................................................
Root Access Point on a Wired LAN23................................................................................................................................................................
Repeater Unit that Extends Wireless Range24................................................................................................................................................................
Central Unit in an All-Wireless Network25................................................................................................................................................................
Bridge Network with Wireless Clients25................................................................................................................................................................
Point-to-Point Bridge Configuration26................................................................................................................................................................
Workgroup Bridge Network26................................................................................................................................................................
Network Example with Lightweight Access Points27................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2 Installing the Acces Point30................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Information30................................................................................................................................................................
FCC Safety Compliance Statement30................................................................................................................................................................
General Safety Guidelines30................................................................................................................................................................
Warnings30................................................................................................................................................................
Unpacking the Access Point31................................................................................................................................................................
Package Contents31................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Installation Guidelines32................................................................................................................................................................
Controller Discovery Process for Lightweight Access Points32................................................................................................................................................................
Deploying the Access Points on the Wireless Network33................................................................................................................................................................
Access Point Layout and Connectors34................................................................................................................................................................
Mounting Overview35................................................................................................................................................................
Mounting on a Horizontal or Vertical Surface37................................................................................................................................................................
Mounting Below a Suspended Ceiling38................................................................................................................................................................
Mounting Above a Suspended Ceiling39................................................................................................................................................................
Mounting Access Point on a Desktop or Shelf42................................................................................................................................................................
Cable Security Bracket42................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Cable Security Bracket43................................................................................................................................................................
Attaching the Access Point to the Mounting Plate44................................................................................................................................................................
Securing the Access Point45................................................................................................................................................................
Using a Security Cable45................................................................................................................................................................
Securing the Access Point to the Mounting Plate46................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting the Ethernet and Power Cables48................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting to an Ethernet Network with an Inline Power Source49................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting to an Ethernet Network with Local Power50................................................................................................................................................................
Powering Up the Access Point50................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 3 Troubleshooting 1240AG Series Autonomous Access Points52................................................................................................................................................................
Checking the Lightweight Access Point LEDs52................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Basic Settings53................................................................................................................................................................
Default IP Address Behavior54................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling the Radio Interfaces54................................................................................................................................................................
SSID54................................................................................................................................................................
WEP Keys54................................................................................................................................................................
Security Settings55................................................................................................................................................................
Low Power Condition55................................................................................................................................................................
Intelligent Power Management56................................................................................................................................................................
Inline Power Status Messages57................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Power Using the CLI59................................................................................................................................................................
Issuing the Cisco IOS Command Using the CLI60................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring the Access Point System Power Settings Using a Browser61................................................................................................................................................................
Running the Carrier Busy Test63................................................................................................................................................................
Running the Ping Test64................................................................................................................................................................
Resetting to the Default Configuration64................................................................................................................................................................
Using the MODE Button65................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Web Browser Interface65................................................................................................................................................................
Reloading the Access Point Image66................................................................................................................................................................
Web Browser Interface67................................................................................................................................................................
Browser HTTP Interface67................................................................................................................................................................
Browser TFTP Interface68................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining the Access Point Image File69................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting to the Access Point Locally70................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining the TFTP Server Software70................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 4 Troubleshooting 1240AG Series Lightweight Access Points72................................................................................................................................................................
Using DHCP Option 4372................................................................................................................................................................
Low Power Condition for Lightweight Access Points75................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Power Using Controller CLI Commands76................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Configuring Controller Information Using the Access Point CLI77................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Controller Information78................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Manually Entered Controller Information78................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Resetting the Access Point to Defaults78................................................................................................................................................................
Returning the Lightweight Access Point to Autonomous Mode79................................................................................................................................................................
Using a Controller to Return the Access Point to Autonomous Mode79................................................................................................................................................................
Using the MODE Button to Return the Access Point to Autonomous Mode79................................................................................................................................................................
MODE Button Setting80................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining the Autonomous Access Point Image File80................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A Translated Safety Warning84................................................................................................................................................................
A P P E N D I X B Declarations of Conformity and Regulatory Information86................................................................................................................................................................
Manufacturers Federal Communication Commission Declaration of Conformity Statement86................................................................................................................................................................
VCCI Statement for Japan87................................................................................................................................................................
Canadian Compliance Statement88................................................................................................................................................................
European Community, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein88................................................................................................................................................................
Declaration of Conformity with Regard to the 1999/5/EC (R&TTE Directive)89................................................................................................................................................................
Declaration of Conformity for RF Exposure91................................................................................................................................................................
Guidelines for Operating Cisco Aironet Access Points in Japan92................................................................................................................................................................
Japanese Translation92................................................................................................................................................................
English Translation92................................................................................................................................................................
Administrative Rules for Cisco Aironet Access Points in Taiwan93................................................................................................................................................................
Access Points with IEEE 802.11a Radios93................................................................................................................................................................
Chinese Translation93................................................................................................................................................................
All Access Points94................................................................................................................................................................
Declaration of Conformity Statements96................................................................................................................................................................
Declaration of Conformity Statements for European Union Countries96................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix C Acces Point Specification102................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix D Channel and Maximum Power Level106................................................................................................................................................................
Console Port Signals and Pinouts107................................................................................................................................................................
A P P E N D I X F Priming Lightweight Access Points Prior to Deployment110................................................................................................................................................................
A P P E N D I X G Configuring DHCP Option 43 for Lightweight Access Points114................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Option 43 for 1000 Series Access Points115................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Option 43 for 1100, 1130, 1200, 1240, and 1300 Series Lightweight Access Points116................................................................................................................................................................