Key requirements changed i believe. I still dump ours in without issue, but
thats air routers and nanostations. Ill take a look tommorrow if im not too
hungover

On Thu, Apr 12, 2018, 8:47 PM George Skorup <george.sko...@cbcast.com>
wrote:

> Yeah... except it doesn't work, at least on 6.1.6. Pull out the stuff I
> don't want to overwrite, upload the file and... SSID, WPA2 key, traffic
> shaping, device name, etc. all gone. They just go to factory default
> values. Except for what's in the config file, VLANs, bridges, etc. Not very
> helpful. This is friggin stupid.
>
> On 4/12/2018 7:57 PM, Steve Jones wrote:
>
> Thata why you pull everything youre not changing
>
> On Thu, Apr 12, 2018, 5:09 PM George Skorup <george.sko...@cbcast.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Ugh. This is what was tripping me up:
>>
>> radio.1.status=enabled
>> radio.status=enabled
>>
>> has to be in the config file or the very vague "invalid" crap comes up.
>>
>> Lame.
>>
>> On 4/12/2018 4:14 PM, Steve Jones wrote:
>>
>> I want in on that
>>
>> On Thu, Apr 12, 2018, 4:12 PM George Skorup <george.sko...@cbcast.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> The config file definitely has unix formatting, which is why I'm editing
>>> it with vi.
>>>
>>> I don't want this to end up changing the SSIDs, WPA keys, device names,
>>> etc. So I strip out those elements, save, upload and I get.... Invalid
>>> configuration file structure.
>>>
>>> And yes, I'm using the upload configuration button right below the
>>> download configuration button.
>>>
>>> I'm bout to get my .308 out and shoot these things off the towers.
>>>
>>> On 4/11/2018 10:58 PM, Steve Jones wrote:
>>>
>>> Did you use regular notepad? That fiddles with text configs sometimes,
>>> notepad++ does not
>>>
>>> On Wed, Apr 11, 2018, 10:56 PM George Skorup <george.sko...@cbcast.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Yeah that's exactly what I'm trying to do. Management and data VLANs.
>>>> Management address from static to DHCP. I was thinking this would qualify
>>>> as some pretty basic changes. Apparently not.
>>>>
>>>> We upgraded everything to 6.1.6. I set up an NSM5, downloaded the
>>>> backup and stripped the device-specific stuff. Go import it and it says
>>>> invalid. WTF. I don't know. I'll screw with it more tomorrow.
>>>>
>>>> On 4/11/2018 10:37 PM, Josh Reynolds wrote:
>>>>
>>>> For those with simple configs it's probably fine.
>>>>
>>>> If you have several interfaces and vlans per CPE with a few bridges,
>>>> it's more of a pain (from experience).
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Apr 11, 2018, 10:29 PM Steve Jones <thatoneguyst...@gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> All the config file does is populate the listed fields. Anything not
>>>>> listed it doesnt change. Thats why you have to apply it but you can edit 
>>>>> it
>>>>> still after loading it. Id pull a fresh config file from one of the units
>>>>> and edit it, removing anything you dont want changed. It could just be a
>>>>> change in a field name
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, Apr 11, 2018, 10:26 PM Mathew Howard <mhoward...@gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> I'm not sure how you would use a partial config... I think that it
>>>>>> would just use defaults for anything that was missing.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Wed, Apr 11, 2018, 9:56 PM Josh Reynolds <j...@kyneticwifi.com>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> A partial config? Never tried it. Dunno what some defaults are, and
>>>>>>> there are things hidden in the config file that aren't in the webui.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Config also seems to change things from time to time.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Also config order is sometimes important depending on what you are
>>>>>>> doing.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> (This is just what I remember from 5.2.1-5.8.x days)
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Wed, Apr 11, 2018, 9:21 PM Steve Jones <thatoneguyst...@gmail.com>
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> It should
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Wed, Apr 11, 2018, 9:10 PM George Skorup <
>>>>>>>> george.sko...@cbcast.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> ePMP has spoiled me. Am I stupid, or will airOS 6.1.x not take a
>>>>>>>>> partial
>>>>>>>>> config? I just want to change a couple things on several hundred
>>>>>>>>> radios.
>>>>>>>>> And no, I'm not interested in AirControl or UNMS.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>

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