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i have a cisco AIR-CAP1602E with ap1g2-rcvk9w8-mx loaded. I want to connect it to a AIR-WLC2106-K9 running software 7.0.240.0. They do not appear to want to talk to each other

*Mar  1 00:05:40.164: %CAPWAP-3-ERRORLOG: Failed to decode discovery response.
*Mar  1 00:05:40.164: %CAPWAP-3-ERRORLOG: CAPWAP SM handler: Failed to process message type 2 state

Any ideas ?

I have seen some info stating they may not be compatiable.
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The 1602 AP is only supported with v7.4> WLC code.  The 2106 only supports code up-to v7.0.240.0 so unfortunately the two are not compatible.
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So can I put a different OS on the 1602 so I can use it without the controller ?
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Yes, you need an Autonomous image.

To help you identify the autonomous or lightweight images...

Autonomous filename contains: k9w7
Lightweight filename contains: k9w8
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where can i get the autonomous file ?. My cisco account will not let me download it.
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You need to obtain a service contract to allow you to download code for the AP.
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can i downgrade to os on the AIR-CAP1602E to make it work on a WLC2106-K9 running software 7.0.240.0 ?
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No - it needs at least 7.4
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can you tell me what controller need to manage the 1600 waps and is it compatiable with my current waps which are AIR-LAP1142N-E-K9  ?
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A 5508 or 2504 will do fine, as long as you have at least v7.4 code on the WLC.
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