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Re: LAP1242 cannot join the WLC2500

Well I have 7.4 on a 2504 and 5508 now. It's my he lab so I have done testing since the 4.x with a 2106

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Re: LAP1242 cannot join the WLC2500

This is what I do when things do go well:). I delete all the images in the flash: and then upload the rcv image since that always works for me. I do this from ROMMON mode, but I do this a lot even with newer AP since I test with beta codes and sometimes those images seem to corrupt my APs when the release version comes out. Here is a link that shows the commands in ROMMON.

https://supportforums.cisco.com/docs/DOC-14636

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LAP1242 cannot join the WLC2500

Scott,

I'll take a look at your link.... not an expert in this area, so might be challenging .

In the meantime... this is what's showing exactly in the log of the WLC. I've highlighted the errors that were also in this original post. However... maybe you see something else that could be causing the issue.

Might be also worth noting that when I connect the AP first time (or after reset) it does download the software from the WLC. Then reboots, but never associates with the WLC. Just keeps rebooting.

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*spamApTask0: Jan 31 17:16:52.904: #LWAPP-3-ECHO_ERR: spam_tmr.c:1407 Did not receive heartbeat reply; AP: 00:24:c4:a1:4b:14

*spamApTask7: Jan 31 17:14:54.233: #LOG-3-Q_IND: spam_l2.c:441 The system has received LWAPP packet with invalid sequence number (got 3expected 4) - from AP 00:24:c4:a1:4b:14[...It occurred 2 times.!]

                       *spamApTask0: Jan 31 17:13:56.212: #LWAPP-3-RX_ERR3: spam_l2.c:441 The system has received LWAPP packet with invalid sequence number (got 3expected 4) - from AP 00:24:c4:a1:4b:14

*spamApTask0: Jan 31 17:13:51.640: #LWAPP-3-PAYLOAD_MISSING: spam_lrad.c:6116  Join request does not contain BOARD_DATA payload

*emWeb: Jan 30 17:19:38.916: #SYSTEM-3-NOTIFY_SAVE_FAIL: nvstore.c:293 Failed to save data for a Non-volatile component. Registrar ID: 88.

*emWeb: Jan 30 17:19:05.070: #SYSTEM-3-NOTIFY_SAVE_FAIL: nvstore.c:293 Failed to save data for a Non-volatile component. Registrar ID: 42.

*spamApTask0: Jan 30 16:52:45.574: #LWAPP-3-ECHO_ERR: spam_tmr.c:1407 Did not receive heartbeat reply; AP: 00:24:c4:a1:4b:14

*spamApTask0: Jan 30 16:50:14.047: #LWAPP-3-PAYLOAD_MISSING: spam_lrad.c:6116  Join request does not contain BOARD_DATA payload

*nim_t: Jan 30 16:32:56.359: #SIM-3-PORT_UP: sim.c:11118 Physical port 2 is up!.

*nim_t: Jan 30 16:32:56.359: #SIM-3-PORT_UP: sim.c:11118 Physical port 1 is up!.

*fp_main_task: Jan 30 16:32:56.215: #CNFGR-3-INV_COMP_ID: cnfgr.c:2894 Invalid Component Id : Unrecognized (94) in cfgConfiguratorInit.

*fp_main_task: Jan 30 16:32:56.215: #LOG-3-Q_IND: bonjour_api.c:1040 Service specific query: Sending serice specific query failed[...It occurred 4 times.!]

                                                                                                                                                           *fp_main_task: Jan 30 16:32:55.908: #BONJOUR-3-SPECIFIC_QUERY_SEND_ERR: bonjour_api.c:1040 Service specific query: Sending serice specific query failed

*fp_main_task: Jan 30 16:32:06.796: #LOG-3-Q_IND: sisf_shim_utils.c:316 Internal error, NULL entry in sisf_sw_policy_get_cfg_ptr[...It occurred 3 times.!]

                                                                                                                                                          *fp_main_task: Jan 30 16:32:06.791: #SISF-3-INTERNAL: sisf_shim_utils.c:316 Internal error, NULL entry in sisf_sw_policy_get_cfg_ptr

*fp_main_task: Jan 30 16:32:00.393: #AVC-3-LOAD_CONF_FAILED: avc_cfg.c:241 AVC config is corrupted. Resetting AVC config to default.

*fp_main_task: Jan 30 16:31:54.908: #MM-3-MEMBER_ADD_FAILED: mm_dir.c:1196 Could not add Mobility Member. Reason: IP already assigned, Member-Count:1,MAC: 00:00:00:00:00:00, IP: 0.0.0.0

*mfpKeyRefreshTask: Jan 30 16:31:36.310: #SSHPM-3-NOT_INIT: bsnrandom.c:620 Random context not initialized

LAP1242 cannot join the WLC2500

Hello again everybody,

After reading Arjen post and all of your next responses I wonder if you guys noticed that I've talking about APs that come with Mesh IOS from factory, this is the special thing about my scenario. I cannot convert Mesh to normal LWAPP, I've converted them to Stand Alone then LWAPP but they got back to Mesh.

Hope you can help with this.

Thank you!!

Hall of Fame Master

LAP1242 cannot join the WLC2500

Have you deleted the image in flash and uploaded the lightweight rcv image?

Thanks,

Scott

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LAP1242 cannot join the WLC2500

Hi Scott,

Yes I followed up your suggestions but it still gets back to Mesh.

Hall of Fame Master

LAP1242 cannot join the WLC2500

Yeah... I don't know... i usually go to rommon mode and wipe everything and then upload the rcv.  IF its still mesh, might as well put the mac address of the ap in the mac filter, let it join and change it to local mode.

Thanks,

Scott

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LAP1242 cannot join the WLC2500

Can you post the "dir" output from the AP again please?

Beginner

Re: LAP1242 cannot join the WLC2500

Hi,

As mentioned before, I'm not an expert with all this. However, from what I read there is no difference in product number with mesh 1242 or normal 1242. 1242 just supports mesh. So wondering how you identify that yours is mesh OS. How can I check if mine is?

Thanks,
Arjen

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Re: LAP1242 cannot join the WLC2500

If you change a local mode ap to bridge and then define it as a RAP or MAP, you will see mesh files in flash: like you said, there is no difference because you can wipe everything in flash if you want to.

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LAP1242 cannot join the WLC2500

Just wanted to give an update on this. I finally managed to solve the problem. I'm not sure if the error messages listed above are related to the change I made, but at least the LAP1242 are now registering to the WLC2500.

The setting I changed was under Security, AP Policies. I put a tick in the box for Accept Manufactured Installed Certificate (MIC) and now all AP's are registering.

I found this by debugging the CAPWAP events. This gave me another error: mic ap is not allowed to join by config

Hope this helps other people with the same problem. Especially interested if it solves the problem for rguzman even though his issue seems be related to MESH.

Regards,

Arjen

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LAP1242 cannot join the WLC2500

That is the tough part, because we assume that defaults have not been changed.  Accept Manufactured Installed Certificate (MIC) is enabled by default and the others are not and the only way to tell is through the debug or on the console of the AP.  Thanks for sharing what fixed your issue as it should help other in the future.

Thanks,

Scott

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LAP1242 cannot join the WLC2500

Thanks Arjen, I will see if it works in my case.

Thank you all for posting.

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