Updating the secondary firmware on Access Point from which is adapted to a controller ?

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Dear All,


can anyone help me how to upgrade the secondary firmware of a Access Point which is connected over a controller and please suggest me the steps to follow and do the process at the earliest.

AP model :  AP7522 (  both primary and secondary Images)

Controller :  VX9000 (

Is that any possibility to upgrade the firmware over console access. ? ()
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you can update via CLI or GUI. Also update over the VX9000 is possible.

What version do you want to install, 5.8.3.?

Use via CLI "upgrade <PATH>". This updates the not running firmware bank. After you upgrade and reboot, you can do the same again. This updates the other firmware bank. 

upgrade ?  FILE  Location of firmware image

  URL   Location of firmware image
        URLs:  tftp://<hostname|IP>[:port]/path...
Is it possible to upgrade firmware by Console access ?
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Yes, same way. But you need to provide the firmware file via network.
Thanks. It works.
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when connecting directly to the ap, use the commands Timo told you.

you have to provide the imge file for the ap ether by a server (ftp/tftp/...) or by uploading the image to the controller.

because the ap is connected to the controller i recommend this way.
also it is possible to update other aps later

as server i prefer ftp, works best for me till now.

for upgrading by controller, go to cli of the controller:

# device-upgrade load-image ftp://<user>:<password>@&...

check the upload state with

# show device-upgrade load-status
# show device-uprade version

when image is on the controller you can use the device-upgrade command

# device-upgrade XXXX

pls use "?" to choose the right option for the update

check the upgrade of the ap with

#show device-upgrade status

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