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Cisco 861-W not retaining wireless security settings after power cycle

Posted on 2014-02-11
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Hi Guys,

I have a Cisco 861-W. After a Power Cycle, it retains all settings, Hostname, User Name/Password, DHCP, DNS, VPN, etc. However, it does not retain wireless security settings, WPA2.  The SSID is retained. When I configure WPA2, write to startup config, it works fine until power cycle.

Any thoughts would be appreciated,
Thanks!
Chip
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by:Matt V
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How are you writing the config?  Are you doing it from the GUI or CLI?

If you are doing it from the CLI, make sure you do:  copy run start and not just write mem
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by:atsanders
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Thanks for the response Sage.  I did originally configure via GUI. Per your suggestion, I made WPA2 changes to Wireless interface. Confirmed working as configured. Did a copy run start via CLI, (putty), power cycled router. Unfortunately, WPA2 settings were not retained. Any other suggestions?

Thanks for the time!
Chip
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When you telnet in to change the AP settings, are you telnetting into the router IP or the AP ip?
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by:atsanders
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I was telnetting to router IP.  Looks like from router IP I need to change service-module session to wlan-ap0 or as you were indicating, telnet directly to AP and copy run start. I apologize. First Cisco wireless device I've tried to configure. It will be Saturday before I can give this a shot. I'll update ASAP. Thanks Mattvmotas!
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by:atsanders
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Thanks for pointing me in the right direction Mattvmotas. Connecting to AP and performing Copy Run Start resolved issue.  How I got as far as I did is a mystery.  :-)

Appreciate the time!
Chip
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