How to upgrade the AP version on the CLI

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Perform the following operations to upgrade the AP version through the CLI:

1. Log in to an AP through the serial port or Telnet.

2. Run the display version command to check the AP version.

3. Run the save command to save the current configuration file of the AP, and back up the configuration file to a PC.

4. Save the upgrade software package in a server.

5. Run the upgrade version check command to verify the correctness of the upgrade assistant package. //For the AP8x30xN and AP9x30xN, you do not need to perform this operation.

6. Run the upgrade version ftp FatAP6X10XN_V200R005C10.bin 169.254.0.100 admin admin command to upgrade the AP. The system automatically restarts and implements the upgrade.



For information on how to upgrade a Fat AP on the CLI, see the upgrade guide in the appropriate version of a Fat AP model.



For information on how to upgrade a Fit AP on the CLI, see the upgrade guide in the appropriate version of a Fit AP model.

Other related questions:
How to upgrade the AC version on the CLI
Perform the following steps to upgrade an AC on the CLI: 
1. Upload the upgrade software to the AC using FTP, SFTP, or TFTP. 
2. Run the dir command in the user view to check whether the system software package is successfully uploaded.
     <Huawei> dir 
3. Run the startup system-software XXX command in the user view to configure the system software for the next startup.
     <Huawei> startup system-software AC6605V200R005C10.cc 
4. Run the display startup command to check whether the system software for the next startup is correct. 
    <Huawei> display startup 
5. Run the reboot command to restart the AC for loading the system software. 
    <Huawei> reboot  


For more information, see the upgrade guide in the appropriate version of an AC model.

How to upgrade the AP version on an AC
Only Fit APs support version upgrade on the AC. Perform the following operations to upgrade a single AP on an AC: 1. Obtain the AP software package from Huawei official website, and upload it to the server. // In AC mode, upload the AP software package to an AC; in FTP or SFTP mode, upload the AP software package to an FTP or SFTP server. 2. Run the display ap all command on the AC to view information about the AP to be upgraded. 3. Run the ap-update load ap-id 1 update-filename FitAP6X10XN_V200R005C10.bin command in the WLAN view of the AC to upgrade the AP version. 4. Wait for the system to report the upgrade result. After the AP upgrade is complete, the upgrade result is displayed on the AC. 5. Run the ap-update reset ap-id 1 command in the WLAN view of the AC to reset the AP. For more information, see the upgrade guide in the appropriate version of a Fit AP model.

How to upgrade the AP version through Uboot
Uboot-based upgrade is used when an AP cannot start and enter the command line mode. Uboot-based upgrade is complex and requires you to strictly follow the procedures. Therefore, you are not advised to use this method to upgrade the AP version. Perform the following operations to upgrade the AP version through Uboot: 1. Connect the serial ports of the PC and AC with a serial cable and use the HyperTerminal to access the CLI. 2. Obtain the firmware file u-boot.bin and the software package FatAP6X10XN_V200R005C10.bin from Huawei official website, and save them to a TFTP directory. 3. Run the reboot command to restart the AP. After the following information is displayed, press F within three seconds to enter the Uboot CLI. Press f or F to stop Auto-Boot in 3 seconds: 3 Password for uboot cmd line : ar7240> 4. Configure IP addresses for the AP and TFTP server. Ensure that their IP addresses are in the same network segment so that the AP can obtain upgrade files from the TFTP server. ar7240> setenv ipaddr 192.168.10.13 # IP address of the AP. ar7240> setenv serverip 192.168.10.11 # IP address of the server. ar7240> saveenv Saving Environment to Flash... Erasing Flash...Writing to Flash... done 5. Run the update boot command and perform the following configurations: a. Upgrade the Uboot. ar7240> update boot # The u-boot.bin file is saved in the TFTP directory. dup 1 speed 1000 ...... Copy to Flash... done ar7240> reset # Start the AP through the loaded Uboot. b. Restart the AP and enter the Uboot CLI again. c. Load the Fat AP's system software package. ar7240> update system FatAP6X10XN_V200R005C10.bin 5. After the configuration is complete, run the reset command. The AP then starts with the specified firmware file. In this way, the firmware is read into the flash memory of the AP. For more information, see the upgrade guide in the appropriate version of an AP model.

Which AP models can be upgraded remotely
For information about the AP models that support remote upgrade, see FAQ-哪些AP可以远程升级.

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