Cisco Aironet AIR-SAP1602I-K9 Standalone Wireless Access Point Configuration

Can anyone point me to the correct documentation for installing this device on a standalone (not controller based) network? I'm just looking for basic stuff like how to physically connect to the management console (cabling/default IP/URL), default username and password, etc.

The Cisco documentation assumes you know a lot of things and I do not. I can't even find the manual. There is a Getting Started guide

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/wireless/access_point/1600/quick/guide/ap1600getstart.html

but it says you must have a controller. Cisco pre-sales assured me that you do not need a controller with the SAP model. Where is the standalone guide? Is there a GUI interface or must you use the CLI? Is there some sort of discovery utility for these things?

Very frustrating, I'm getting ready to return this product. Any help from anyone would be very much appreciated!
Alex ScarfoneInternal IT ManagerAsked:
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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
...and Cisco will not provide any installation support on this device?

I know you said that you have the documents, but Cisco will typically provide phone tech support in setting up new devices...

Have you tried calling them directly?
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Alex ScarfoneInternal IT ManagerAuthor Commented:
They make you go through a lot of hoops and I have yet to talk to anyone who is actually technical, without paying for support. I was hoping someone here might be able to point me to some basics.

Thanks
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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
oK, lets see what a Wireless Expert might contribute...
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Alex ScarfoneInternal IT ManagerAuthor Commented:
I'm good, I needed to connect to the console to find the IP address. Luckily someone here had a console cable. Then it's just a matter of following these directions:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/wireless/access_point/15_2_4_JA/configuration/guide/scg15.2.4_book.html
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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
Great!

Then you can now accept your own post as the solution.
;-)

JeffCoachman
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Alex ScarfoneInternal IT ManagerAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your help.
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Craig BeckCommented:
Just to help you out in the future, the APs don't have a default IP but they will get one via DHCP.

You can use CDP on the local switch to see what IP address it picked up, or obviously check the DHCP server.  Once you know the IP address just web-browse to it to configure.
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Alex ScarfoneInternal IT ManagerAuthor Commented:
I found the answer prior to other responses
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LasareathCommented:
It takes the Cisco AP a good 5 mins to boot up.

After you have it plugged into your network for 5 mins turn it over and look at the mac address.

then open a CMD prompt and type out arp -a and hit return.  Look at the Mac addresses that come up in that list.

When you find the one that matches the Mac address of the AP you will have the IP address.

Lasareath
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LasareathCommented:
Now I need to figure out how to export the configuration so I can setup a 2nd AP
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