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How to reboot the access point

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Introduction

How to reboot the access point

 

Resolution

You can restart the access point by one of the following methods

1.  Remove the power and replug the power cable

2.  Using the CLI in the ap prompt  type boot command. i.e  [ap:boot]

3.  In the Web interface use  the System Configuration Setup page to restart the access point. Use the System Configuration Setup page to restart the access point.

 

  • Click "Warm" Restart System Now to perform a warm restart of the access point. A warm restart reboots the access point.
  • Click "Cold" Restart System Now to perform a cold restart of the access point. A cold restart is the equivalent of removing and then reapplying power for the access point.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Action Buttons

 

Command

Description

"Warm" Restart System Now

Performs a warm restart of the device. A warm restart reboots the device.

"Cold" Restart System Now

Performs a cold restart of the device. A cold restart is the equivalent of removing and then reapplying power for the device.

Reset System Factory Defaults Except IP Identity

Click this button to reset all of the settings, except

  • The device's IP address, subnet mask, default gateway, and boot protocol
  • The users in the User Manager list
  • The SNMP Administrator Community name 
Reset All System Factory DefaultsClick this button to return all settings to their factory defaults (including the IP identity) except:    
  • The users in the User Manager list
  • The SNMP Administrator Community name

Read Config File From Server

Click this button to send a configuration file from the server to the device.

Browser Update Now

Click this button to send the configuration file you named in the Additional System Configuration File entry field to the device.

 

 

Problem Type

Hardware issues

Reset defaults

Power / cable compliance

 

Products

Access point

 

Reference

 

Restarting the Access Point

Action Buttons

Comments
m.rana.ku
Beginner

Hi,

Three easy steps to Reset Cisco AP using MODE button:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmZZ2BNGXQH1HPS3uIVnr7A?sub_confirmation=1

 

https://youtu.be/eGCnTWBEpp8

 

Step 1: Disconnect power (the power jack for external power or the Ethernet cable for in-line power) from the access point.
Step 2: Press and hold the MODE button while you reconnect power to the access point.
Step 3: Hold the MODE button until the Status LED turns amber (approximately 10 to 12 seconds), and release the Button. All access point settings return to factory defaults.

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