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Release Notes for Cisco Wireless Utility Auto Installer for Windows, Version 200xx

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Release Notes for Cisco Wireless Utility Auto Installer for Windows, Version 200xx

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Release Notes for Cisco Wireless Utility Auto Installer for Windows, Version 200xx

Contents

Introduction

Obtaining the Auto Installer Software

Open Caveats

Able to Edit WEP Keys When Disallowed

Documentation Updates

Auto Installer Executable Name

Troubleshooting

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation

World Wide Web

Documentation CD-ROM

Ordering Documentation

Documentation Feedback

Obtaining Technical Assistance

Cisco.com

Technical Assistance Center

Cisco TAC Web Site

Cisco TAC Escalation Center


Release Notes for Cisco Wireless Utility Auto Installer for Windows, Version 200xx


Contents

Introduction

Obtaining the Auto Installer Software

Open Caveats

Documentation Updates

Troubleshooting

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation

Obtaining Technical Assistance

Introduction

The auto installer consists of an executable, CWUA.exe, which operates in a silent batch mode to automatically install the ACU and configure the client adapter located in a PC running the Windows operating system. The auto installer can be located on a local or network drive and uses an ASCII installation (*.ini or *.txt) file that specifies the installation options.

The installation file enables an administrator to selectively specify the following:

Installation of the ACU (version 5.0x) software.

Installation of radio firmware into the client adapter.

The install location for the ACU.

The client PC folder into which the ACU should be installed.

The location of the client adapter radio firmware.

Configuration profiles that should be loaded on the client PC, where each profile is a named collection of radio settings, wireless network settings, and network security settings for a particular wireless LAN.

Handling of existing configuration profiles.


Note The auto installer file, CWUA.exe, contains the ACU (version 5.0x) software.


Obtaining the Auto Installer Software

To obtain the latest auto installer from the Cisco Web site, follow these steps:


Step 1 Use your web browser to access the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/pcgi-bin/tablebuild.pl/aironet-utils-win

Step 2 Click on the latest software file (CWUAv200xx.exe)for the Windows operating system. The 200xx identifies the software package version number.

Step 3 Read and accept the terms and conditions of the Software License Agreement.

Step 4 Select the Cisco server from which you wish to download the file.

Step 5 Save the file to your hard drive then exit the web browser.

Step 6 Double-click the file CWUAv200xx.exe to expand the file.


Note The directory structure for the expanded files must be maintained.



Open Caveats

Able to Edit WEP Keys When Disallowed

CSCdv68881—The editing of WEP keys is not disallowed when you use one the following auto installer parameters in the installation file:

One of the Administrative Overrides parameters

AllowEditWEP = no

One of the individual profile parameters

NotAllowEditWepKey = yes

Workaround—To prevent a user from editing the WEP keys, you must disable the editing of all profile parameters using the Administrative Overrides parameter setting AllowEditProfile = No in the installation file.

Documentation Updates

This section describes changes and additions to the documents listed in the "Related Documentation" section.

Auto Installer Executable Name

All references to the auto installer in the Administrator Guide: Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Auto Installer for Windows should be CWUA.exe.

Troubleshooting

For the most up-to-date, detailed troubleshooting information, refer to the Cisco TAC website at http://www.cisco.com/tac. Select Wireless LAN under Top Issues.

Related Documentation

For more information about the auto installer or the Cisco Aironet client adapters, refer to the following documents:

Administrator Guide: Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Auto Installer for Windows

Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows

Obtaining Documentation

The following sections explain how to obtain documentation from Cisco Systems.

World Wide Web

You can access the most current Cisco documentation on the World Wide Web at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com

Translated documentation is available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/public/countries_languages.shtml

Documentation CD-ROM

Cisco documentation and additional literature are available in a Cisco Documentation CD-ROM package shipped separately from the Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters. The Documentation CD-ROM is updated monthly. The CD-ROM package is available as a single unit or through an annual subscription.

Ordering Documentation

Cisco documentation is available in the following ways:

Registered Cisco Direct Customers can order Cisco product documentation from the Networking Products MarketPlace:

http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/order/order_root.pl

Registered Cisco.com users can order the Documentation CD-ROM through the online Subscription Store:

http://www.cisco.com/go/subscription

Nonregistered Cisco.com users can order documentation through a local account representative by calling Cisco corporate headquarters (California, USA) at 408 526-7208 or, elsewhere in North America, by calling 800 553-NETS (6387).

Documentation Feedback

If you are reading Cisco product documentation on Cisco.com, you can submit technical comments electronically. Click Leave Feedback at the bottom of the Cisco Documentation home page. After you complete the form, print it out and fax it to Cisco at 408 527-0730.

You can e-mail your comments to bug-doc@cisco.com.

To submit your comments by mail, use the response card behind the front cover of your document, or write to the following address:

Cisco Systems
Attn: Document Resource Connection
170 West Tasman Drive
San Jose, CA 95134-9883

We appreciate your comments.

Obtaining Technical Assistance

Cisco provides Cisco.com as a starting point for all technical assistance. Customers and partners can obtain documentation, troubleshooting tips, and sample configurations from online tools by using the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) Web Site. Cisco.com registered users have complete access to the technical support resources on the Cisco TAC Web Site.

Cisco.com

Cisco.com is the foundation of a suite of interactive, networked services that provides immediate, open access to Cisco information, networking solutions, services, programs, and resources at any time, from anywhere in the world.

Cisco.com is a highly integrated Internet application and a powerful, easy-to-use tool that provides a broad range of features and services to help you to

Streamline business processes and improve productivity

Resolve technical issues with online support

Download and test software packages

Order Cisco learning materials and merchandise

Register for online skill assessment, training, and certification programs

You can self-register on Cisco.com to obtain customized information and service. To access Cisco.com, go to the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com

Technical Assistance Center

The Cisco TAC is available to all customers who need technical assistance with a Cisco product, technology, or solution. Two types of support are available through the Cisco TAC: the Cisco TAC Web Site and the Cisco TAC Escalation Center.

Inquiries to Cisco TAC are categorized according to the urgency of the issue:

Priority level 4 (P4)—You need information or assistance concerning Cisco product capabilities, product installation, or basic product configuration.

Priority level 3 (P3)—Your network performance is degraded. Network functionality is noticeably impaired, but most business operations continue.

Priority level 2 (P2)—Your production network is severely degraded, affecting significant aspects of business operations. No workaround is available.

Priority level 1 (P1)—Your production network is down, and a critical impact to business operations will occur if service is not restored quickly. No workaround is available.

Which Cisco TAC resource you choose is based on the priority of the problem and the conditions of service contracts, when applicable.

Cisco TAC Web Site

The Cisco TAC Web Site allows you to resolve P3 and P4 issues yourself, saving both cost and time. The site provides around-the-clock access to online tools, knowledge bases, and software. To access the Cisco TAC Web Site, go to the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/tac

All customers, partners, and resellers who have a valid Cisco services contract have complete access to the technical support resources on the Cisco TAC Web Site. The Cisco TAC Web Site requires a Cisco.com login ID and password. If you have a valid service contract but do not have a login ID or password, go to the following URL to register:

http://www.cisco.com/register/

If you cannot resolve your technical issues by using the Cisco TAC Web Site, and you are a Cisco.com registered user, you can open a case online by using the TAC Case Open tool at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/tac/caseopen

If you have Internet access, it is recommended that you open P3 and P4 cases through the Cisco TAC Web Site.

Cisco TAC Escalation Center

The Cisco TAC Escalation Center addresses issues that are classified as priority level 1 or priority level 2; these classifications are assigned when severe network degradation significantly impacts business operations. When you contact the TAC Escalation Center with a P1 or P2 problem, a Cisco TAC engineer will automatically open a case.

To obtain a directory of toll-free Cisco TAC telephone numbers for your country, go to the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/687/Directory/DirTAC.shtml

Before calling, please check with your network operations center to determine the level of Cisco support services to which your company is entitled; for example, SMARTnet, SMARTnet Onsite, or Network Supported Accounts (NSA). In addition, please have available your service agreement number and your product serial number.