Recently I have been working on the wireless project at work and after deploying the Cisco 5508 Wireless LAN Controller I started to deploy the Cisco 1142 Access Points. These access points were autonomous and needed an upgrade to LWAP image, c1140-rcvk9w8-tar.124-21a.JA2.tar.
Once the AP’s came online and grabbed an IP address from the DHCP server I followed some simple steps:
Note: I’m simply explaining my experience converting Cisco 1142 Access Points from autonomous to Light Weight Access Points. You might choose your own path or do things different way, if you follow my instructions please do so at your own risk, always make sure to use the lab before doing anything in production