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WLC 5508 Upgrade

Hello Guys,

I am planning to upgrade WLC from 7.2.103.0 to 7.2.110.0 due to some bug, but I wanted to know if it is compatible with WCS - 7.0.240.0 and NAC Guest server version 2.1.0, I am made some search but I couldn't get to proper conclusion. Need some help urgently.

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Krishna

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WLC 5508 Upgrade

Yes it does.  My WCS is running 7.0.230.0 but I'm managing a pair of WiSM-2 running 7.4.100.0.

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WLC 5508 Upgrade

Hello Udupi,

As per your query i can suggest you the following-

Current Software Release

6.0.182.0 or 6.0 releases You can upgrade directly to 7.2.110.0

7.0.98.0 or later 7.0 releases You can upgrade directly to 7.2.110.0

7.1.91.0 You can upgrade directly to 7.2.110.0 to 7.2.103.0

For more information please refer the link-

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/wireless/controller/release/notes/crn7_2_110_0.html#wp976667

You can upgrade directly to 7.2.110.0

Hope this will help.

WLC 5508 Upgrade

Hi Abhishek,

Thanks for the inputs,

How ever I am not concerned about the WLC upgrade but the 7.2.110.0 version's compatibility with WCS - 7.0.240.0 and

NAC Guest server version 2.1.0

Regards

Krishna

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Re: WLC 5508 Upgrade

The NGS is fine with any code as that is just a radius server. Here is the compatibility matrix for the other stuff

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/wireless/controller/5500/tech_notes/Wireless_Software_Compatibility_Matrix.html

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Re: WLC 5508 Upgrade

No, wcs supports only up to 7.0.x

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WLC 5508 Upgrade

Yes it does.  My WCS is running 7.0.230.0 but I'm managing a pair of WiSM-2 running 7.4.100.0.

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WLC 5508 Upgrade

Ok, I believe u, but this is what cisco said about WCS and WI-Fi compatibility in this matrix:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/wireless/controller/5500/tech_notes/Wireless_Software_Compatibility_Matrix.html

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WLC 5508 Upgrade

but this is what cisco said about WCS and WI-Fi compatibility in this matrix

LOL.  I know.  It's a bug, apparently.

WLC 5508 Upgrade

Hello Guys,

Completed the Upgrade everything seems fine, thanks for the valuable inputs

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WLC 5508 Upgrade

Dear Udupi Krishna T

Can you tell me which software version of your current WLC & WCS

I encount the same WLC & WCS compatible issue

I need to upgrade WLC to 7.2 above for support 2600 series AP,But I don't have money to upgrade WCS to NCS/PI

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WLC 5508 Upgrade

Vincent,

My WCS is 7.0.230.0 but I have WiSM-2 running 7.5.110.0.  It works.

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WLC 5508 Upgrade

Dear Leo:

Thanks for your reply,It's seen WCS unofficially support WLC 7.2 or above

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WLC 5508 Upgrade

Yes, Vincent.

But take note that there are some advanced features WCS will not be able to do because of the higher version of the WLC.  If you just need to do monitoring or doing reports, then this will work.

If you want to start doing like AVG, WCS won't be able to understand.

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