Month: May 2016

Configure Lightweight AP From CLI

There you are… Gazing at your terminal emulator wondering why you see this

LAB-AP-01#configure terminal
% Invalid input detected at ‘^’ marker.

after you try to configure a lightweight access point from the CLI.

This is a built in safety net to prevent you from doing something stupid from the CLI of a centrally managed AP.

But wait – What if I told you that it is possible to configure from the terminal? If you think you can handle all of the power that comes along with knowing the truth, then take the red pill… Stay in Wonderland, and I will show you how deep the rabbit hole goes.



Logging Terminal Sessions

docHave you ever wanted to go back in time and review output or input from a terminal session? Have you ever wanted to present undeniable proof about your CLI syntax, with time stamps, to your team or a customer?

If your answers to the above questions is yes, then you should be logging your terminal sessions.

Logging your sessions is a simple, yet a very important CYA policy that you should be practicing.


Cisco WLC – Upgrade That Code!

I have been running on my private controller for a while. The 7.6 rev has been deferred and is no longer available – Not that you want it.

As most of you, my home network is of the utmost priority :0). I have challenging end users and making a change requires a series of change control approvals. I was finally able to secure an outage window and I am upgrading my WLC code.