This section describes the objectives, audience, organization, and conventions of the Cisco Aironet Conversion Tool for Cisco IOS Software, 2.1 Administrator Guide for Windows.
The following topics are covered in this section:
•Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request
This publication is for the administrator responsible for upgrading existing VxWorks Cisco Aironet 350 or 1200 series access points to Cisco IOS operation. The administrator should be familiar with Cisco Aironet access points and with network structures, terms, and concepts.
This publication describes the Cisco Aironet Conversion Tool for Cisco IOS Software (hereafter called the conversion tool) and provides instructions for upgrading VxWorks 350 and 1200 series access points to Cisco IOS operation. This publication also provides instructions for storing a Cisco IOS configuration file on your PC.
This guide contains the following sections:
Chapter 1, "Overview," provides an overview of the conversion tool and how to obtain it.
Chapter 2, "Device Configuration," describes the device configuration parameters.
Chapter 3, "Security Configuration," describes the security configuration parameters.
Chapter 4, "Using the Conversion Tool," describes how to use the tool.
Appendix A, "Upgrading an Access Point to Cisco IOS Operation Without the Conversion Tool," describes how to upgrade a VxWorks access point to Cisco IOS operation without converting the configuration data.
Appendix B, "Requirements and Limitations," describes the conversion tool's requirements and limitations.
This publication uses the following conventions to convey instructions and information:
•Commands and keywords are in boldface type.
Note Means reader take note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to materials not contained in this manual.
reader be careful. In this situation, you might do something that could result in equipment damage or loss of data.
For more information about access points, refer to the following publications:
•Cisco IOS Software Configuration Guide for Cisco Aironet Access Points provides configuration information.
•Cisco Aironet 1200 Series Access Point Hardware Installation Guide provides hardware installation information.
•Cisco IOS Command Reference for Cisco Aironet Access Points and Bridges provides a description of Cisco IOS commands supported by the 1200 and 350 series access points.
•Cisco Aironet 350 Series Access Point Hardware Installation Guide provides hardware installation information.
Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request
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