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Cisco AIR-AP1242AG-A-K9 - Aironet 1242AG - Wireless Access Point Manuals

Manuals and User Guides for Cisco AIR-AP1242AG-A-K9 - Aironet 1242AG - Wireless Access Point

We have 1 Cisco AIR-AP1242AG-A-K9 - Aironet 1242AG - Wireless Access Point manual available for free PDF download: Hardware Installation Manual

  • 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................................................................................................................................................................