Problems downloading an IOS image onto the device

Afternoon all,

I'm trying to download an image file (C1130-k9w7-tar.124-10b.JA.tar) onto a Cisco wireless application point.

It's currently got boot loader version C1130-BOOT-M) on it and I've followed the instructions to get the IOS file down onto it.  Basically, rename the image file from Cisco's website to be C1130-k9w7-tar.default and used xmodem to get it onto the device.

Once done and I run dir flash: I get

ap: dir flash:
Directory of flash:/

2    -rwx  5560320   <date>               c1130-k9w7-tar.default
3    -rwx  168       <date>               env_vars

When rebooting the device I get:

ap: reset
Are you sure you want to reset the system (y/n)?y
System resetting...
                   Xmodem file system is available.
flashfs[0]: 2 files, 1 directories
flashfs[0]: 0 orphaned files, 0 orphaned directories
flashfs[0]: Total bytes: 15998976
flashfs[0]: Bytes used: 5561856
flashfs[0]: Bytes available: 10437120
flashfs[0]: flashfs fsck took 30 seconds.
Base ethernet MAC Address: 00:0b:fc:fb:7c:a8
Initializing ethernet port 0...
Reset ethernet port 0...
Reset done!
ethernet link up, 100 mbps, full-duplex
Ethernet port 0 initialized: link is up

The system is unable to boot automatically because there
are no bootable files to boot.

C1130 Boot Loader (C1130-BOOT-M), Version 12.3 [nyu-ajax-test-20040421 100]
compiled Wed 21-Apr-04 17:02 by nyu

Any thoughts gratefully appreciated!

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AP(config)#boot system flash <image name>

I hope this works.
not an expert with wireless cisco, but with switches:
download tar archive with(tar archive contains not only bootable image, but also html folder):
archive download-sw
switch will install sofware
and as it was mentioned:
conf t
boot system <image name>

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calumauldAuthor Commented:
Cheers so far - tried boot system flash:<image name> and it came back with magic number mismatch.  Just downloading a 12.3 image to try it and will let you know how I got on...
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ok, holding fingers crossed!
I think you can install cygwin (are you running windows?) or 7-zip to extract the ios from the tar.gz archive then load the .bin ios onto the access point.
As stated above please copy the .bin image to ap and the use the above command.
calumauldAuthor Commented:
OK folks,

Managed to get an image down onto the AP and can finally get into the IOS.  I would like to try and configure it using the web front end but when I go to access it and click on the "web console", I get a "404 not found".

Thoughts and suggestions again please!  You've been ace so far.
can you ping your device?
if yes, check that you have http server enabled on device

to enable it:
conf t
ip http server
calumauldAuthor Commented:
Yep, done that and also enabled the https server to make sure that it wasn't just the https server that was causing the problem.

I can log in OK and can get to all other options on the router like monitoring and "show tech support" but just not the one that says "web console"!

have you configured your box?
is everything ok?
calumauldAuthor Commented:
Tried a different method of downloading the whole tar file and then untarring it once on the WAP.  Worked a treat.  Thanks for all the advice - well worth it!
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