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How To Flash Cisco Access Points With Xmodem And Tera Term To Latest Autonomous IOS Firmware

• Estimated Time: 1 – 2hours
• Number Of Commands: 5
• Difficulty:
• Requirements:
Cisco console cable
Either a POE Switch, POE Injector OR a Cisco AC adapter
Internet
RJ45 Cables
Tera Term or terminal software with Xmodem ability

TIMECODES
0:00 Intro
0:30 The Overview And Benefits Of Cisco APs
1:51 Equipment Needed
4:12 Plugging In Console Cable
4:34 Plugging In RJ45 Cable
6:34 Downloading Tera Term
7:26 Launching Tera Term
8:00 Booting Into Rommon
9:08 Formatting Flash
10:33 Setting Baud Rate
12:20 IOS Information
13:55 Flashing With Xmodem
19:00 Support US!

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TIMECODES
0:00 Intro
0:30 The Overview And Benefits Of Cisco APs
1:51 Equipment Needed
4:50 Plugging In Console Cable
5:20 Plugging In RJ45 Cable
7:25 Downloading Tera Term
8:10 Launching Tera Term
10:57 Formatting Flash
11:20 Setting Baud Rate
12:20 IOS Information
13:55 Flashing With Xmodem
20:00 Support US!


Step 1: Download Tera Term
https://osdn.net/projects/ttssh2/releases/


Step 2: Power on Cisco access point and format flash

format flash:     (Formats Storage)      

Step 3. Set 1K buad rate and switch baud on Tera Term

(sets baud rate of console output, you also change baud of terminal application to regain communication)  
set BUAD 115200         

Step 4. Copy the file name of the IOS firmware image you want to flash and run the Xmodem command.

(Prepares the Xmodem file transfer to receive the file containing the specified file name, after you enter this command the terminal will than await you to select the file via the terminal software to start the Xmodem transfer)
copy xmodem: flash:c3700-k9w8-tar.153-3.JI3.tar                      

Step 5. Extract the tar image

(Extract the image inside of the root of the flash directory to the flash directory root)
tar -xtract flash:/flash:c3700-k9w8-tar.153-3.JI3.tar flash:

Step 6. Set the default baud rate and reboot access point

set BAUD 9600 (sets the default BAUD rate)