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Upgrade AP version by AC

Publication Date:  2016-08-29 Views:  313 Downloads:  0
Issue Description

WIll explain how to upgrade the AP5030DN from version [V200R005C10SPC700] to version [V200R005C10SPCd00].

Check the old version:

[WLC-01-wlan-view]display ap-run-info id 393
  AP 393 run information:
  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  Software version: V200R005C10SPC700
  Hardware version: Ver.A
  BIOS version: 223
  Country code: OM
  CPU type: QCA9550
  CPU frequency: 720 MHZ
  Memory type: H5PS5162GFR-S6C&1
  AP system software description: AP5030DN:V200R005C10SPC700
  AP system hardware description: AP5030DN:Ver.A
  AP manufacture: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  AP software name: Huawei Access Point Software
  AP software vendor: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  AP online time: 3124731 S
  AP bom code: 000
  Ip address: *********
  Ip mask: ********
  Gateway ip: *********
  DNS server: 0.0.0.0
  Memory size: 256 MB
  Flash size: 32 MB
  Run time: 10457193 S
  GigabitEthernet port number : 0
    Port speed: 1000 Mbps
    Port speed mode: auto
    Port duplex: full
    Port duplex mode: auto
    Port state: up
  GigabitEthernet port number : 1
    Port speed: 1000 Mbps
    Port speed mode: auto
    Port duplex: full
    Port duplex mode: auto
    Port state: down
  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------

There are more than 400 AP connect to AC, Will try upgrade 1 AP in the beginning, after that will upgrade all AP together.

Solution

First we need to download latest version of AP from the enterprise support website:

http://support.huawei.com/enterprise/

then go to WLAN:


Then AP5030DN:


Then Downloade:


After that select your exactly AP version you have:


Now, the first one in the top normally will be the latest update version, but check the date also to make sure:


Click on it to go to another page, you can see this version for which region, then choose the file with .bin extension and click on it:



In the final page click on the download:



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First you will need to FTP server, it's up to you wich FTP server will use, just make sure its work fine to upload the file to AC.

For me i am useing FTP server that come with IPOP program:


Enable the FTP server and create username and password:

[WLC-01-wlan-view]ap-update mode ftp-mode

[WLC-01-wlan-view]ap-update ftp-server 192.168.32.196 ftp-username ss ftp-password cipher ss


Check the IP of one AP:

[WLC-01]display  ap-run-info id  435
  AP 435 run information:
  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  Software version: V200R005C10SPC700
  Hardware version: Ver.A
  BIOS version: 223
  Country code: OM
  CPU type: QCA9550
  CPU frequency: 720 MHZ
  Memory type: H5PS5162GFR-S6C&1
  AP system software description: AP5030DN:V200R005C10SPC700
  AP system hardware description: AP5030DN:Ver.A
  AP manufacture: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  AP software name: Huawei Access Point Software
  AP software vendor: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  AP online time: 3123621 S
  AP bom code: 000
  Ip address: *********
  Ip mask: **********
  Gateway ip: ********
  DNS server: 0.0.0.0
  Memory size: 256 MB
  Flash size: 32 MB
  Run time: 11686510 S
  GigabitEthernet port number : 0
    Port speed: 1000 Mbps
    Port speed mode: auto
    Port duplex: full
    Port duplex mode: auto
    Port state: up
  GigabitEthernet port number : 1
    Port speed: 1000 Mbps
    Port speed mode: auto
    Port duplex: full
    Port duplex mode: auto
    Port state: down
  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Telnet the AP:

[WLC-01]stelnet *********
Please input the username:*****
Trying ********* ...
Press CTRL+K to abort
Connected to ********* ...
The server is not authenticated. Continue to access it? (y/n)[n]:y
Save the server's public key? (y/n)[n]:y
The server's public key will be saved with the name ********. Please wait...

Enter password:
Info: You are advised to change the password to ensure security.


Try to PING AC from AP:

<ap-435>ping  ********
  PING ********: 56  data bytes, press CTRL_C to break
    Reply from ********: bytes=56 Sequence=1 ttl=127 time=5 ms
    Reply from ********: bytes=56 Sequence=2 ttl=127 time=1 ms
    Reply from ********: bytes=56 Sequence=3 ttl=127 time=1 ms
    Reply from ********: bytes=56 Sequence=4 ttl=127 time=1 ms
    Reply from ********: bytes=56 Sequence=5 ttl=127 time=1 ms

  --- ********ping statistics ---
    5 packet(s) transmitted
    5 packet(s) received
    0.00% packet loss
    round-trip min/avg/max = 1/1/5 ms


Upload the file to upgrade the version of AP393:

[WLC-01-wlan-view]ap-update load ap-id 393 update-filename FitAP5X30XN_V200R005C10SPCd00.bin
Info: Start to load the update file,please wait for several seconds.
Info: Starting Single AP update. AP type AP5030DN, AP number 1.
Warning: Do not power off the AP during the upgrade.

We can check the progress by:

[WLC-01-wlan-view]display  ap-update status all
  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  AP ID  AP Type               AP Mac          Update Status
  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  0      AP5030DN              04bd-70fa-b1e0  -
  1      AP5030DN              04bd-70fa-7ea0  -
.
.
.
  393    AP5030DN              04bd-70fa-8180  downloading(progress: 100%/27%)

or

[WLC-01-wlan-view]display ap-update status ap-id 393
  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  AP ID  AP Type               AP Mac          Update Status
  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  393    AP5030DN              04bd-70fa-8180  downloading(progress: 100%/59%)
  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------


After finish the upgrade will see this message:

[WLC-01-wlan-view]display ap-update status ap-id 393
  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  AP ID  AP Type               AP Mac          Update Status
  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  393    AP5030DN              04bd-70fa-8180  succeed(need reset)
  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Reset the AP:

[WLC-01-wlan-view]ap-reset id 393
  Warning: Reset AP! Continue? [Y/N]y

Check the version:

[WLC-01-wlan-view]display ap-run-info id 393
  AP 393 run information:
  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  Software version: V200R005C10SPCd00
  Hardware version: Ver.A
  BIOS version: 223
  Country code: OM
  CPU type: QCA9550
  CPU frequency: 720 MHZ
  Memory type: H5PS5162GFR-S6C&1
  AP system software description: AP5030DN:V200R005C10SPCd00

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For upgrade multi AP in same time, check the AP type first to know the AP ID:

[WLC-01-wlan-view]display ap-type  all
  All AP types information:
  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  ID     Type
  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  17     AP6010SN-GN
  19     AP6010DN-AGN
  21     AP6310SN-GN
  23     AP6510DN-AGN
  25     AP6610DN-AGN
  27     AP7110SN-GN
  28     AP7110DN-AGN
  29     AP5010SN-GN
  30     AP5010DN-AGN
  31     AP3010DN-AGN
  33     AP6510DN-AGN-US
  34     AP6610DN-AGN-US
  35     AP5030DN
  36     AP5130DN
  37     AP7030DE

Start upload the upgrade file:

[WLC-01-wlan-view]ap-update update-filename FitAP5X30XN_V200R005C10SPCd00.bin ap-type 35 region 6
Warning: If ap-update mode is ac-mode, update-file's default path is flash:/, continue?(y/n)[n]:y

Then place the commande:

[WLC-01-wlan-view]ap-update multi-load ap-type 35 region 6
Info: Starting batch AP update. AP type AP5030DN, AP number 47.
Warning: Do not power off the AP during the upgrade.

Check the progress:

[WLC-01-wlan-view]display ap-update status downloading
  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  AP ID  AP Type               AP Mac          Update Status
  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  285    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-9440  downloading(progress: 100%/35%)
  286    AP5030DN              04bd-70f5-dbc0  downloading(progress: 100%/35%)
  287    AP5030DN              04bd-70f5-dc60  downloading(progress: 100%/38%)
  288    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-7d60  downloading(progress: 100%/35%)
  289    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-74e0  downloading(progress: 100%/35%)
  291    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-8660  downloading(progress: 100%/39%)
  292    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-8ce0  downloading(progress: 100%/38%)
  293    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-94c0  downloading(progress: 100%/36%)
  294    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-8960  downloading(progress: 100%/38%)
  295    AP5030DN              04bd-70f5-d400  downloading(progress: 100%/36%)
  296    AP5030DN              04bd-70f5-e820  downloading(progress: 100%/35%)
  297    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-7dc0  downloading(progress: 100%/37%)
  299    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-8c40  downloading(progress: 100%/38%)
  300    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-89a0  downloading(progress: 100%/36%)
  301    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-8420  downloading(progress: 100%/36%)
  302    AP5030DN              04bd-70f5-dc80  downloading(progress: 100%/39%)
  303    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-8d00  downloading(progress: 100%/38%)
  304    AP5030DN              04bd-70f5-df20  downloading(progress: 100%/36%)
  305    AP5030DN              04bd-70f5-d160  downloading(progress: 100%/35%)
  306    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-7de0  downloading(progress: 100%/39%)
  307    AP5030DN              04bd-70f5-dbe0  downloading(progress: 100%/39%)
  308    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-8040  downloading(progress: 100%/35%)
  311    AP5030DN              04bd-70f5-d5c0  downloading(progress: 100%/35%)
  312    AP5030DN              04bd-70f5-dae0  downloading(progress: 100%/36%)
  313    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-8d40  downloading(progress: 100%/35%)
  315    AP5030DN              04bd-70fa-b0e0  downloading(progress: 100%/36%)
  316    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-8bc0  downloading(progress: 100%/38%)
  317    AP5030DN              04bd-70f5-dc40  downloading(progress: 100%/37%)
  318    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-94a0  downloading(progress: 100%/37%)
  319    AP5030DN              04bd-70f5-d240  downloading(progress: 100%/35%)
  320    AP5030DN              04bd-70f5-dfa0  downloading(progress: 100%/34%)
  321    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-93c0  downloading(progress: 100%/39%)
  322    AP5030DN              04bd-70f5-e080  downloading(progress: 100%/38%)
  323    AP5030DN              04bd-70f5-e400  downloading(progress: 100%/36%)
  324    AP5030DN              04bd-70f5-e5a0  downloading(progress: 100%/40%)
  325    AP5030DN              04bd-70f5-df40  downloading(progress: 100%/34%)
  326    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-7fe0  downloading(progress: 100%/36%)
  327    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-7d00  downloading(progress: 100%/38%)
  328    AP5030DN              04bd-70f5-e7a0  downloading(progress: 100%/39%)
  329    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-8160  downloading(progress: 100%/38%)
  330    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-7d20  downloading(progress: 100%/40%)
  331    AP5030DN              04bd-70f5-d0e0  downloading(progress: 100%/37%)
  332    AP5030DN              04bd-70f5-e8e0  downloading(progress: 100%/34%)
  333    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-7bc0  downloading(progress: 100%/36%)
  334    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-85c0  downloading(progress: 100%/39%)
  335    AP5030DN              0c45-ba17-9300  downloading(progress: 100%/36%)
  337    AP5030DN              04bd-70f5-dfc0  downloading(progress: 100%/35%)
  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  Total number: 47

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