Back in May I was fiddling around with trying to get an EAP225v3 WAP working which was partly successful. Then I was pulled away by other life matters and have not had time to devote to it since then.
Finally I get this thing out of the drawer and I'm a bit stuck. I can't seem to get back into it. Also, unhelpfully, I can't recall what I was doing before putting it away. I do vaguely recollect being in the middle of something though. Possibly attempting to follow instructions from this page on WAPs (which looks to have been updated in the meanwhile).
- I can see it via the router's GUI
- attempted to
sshto ip indicated (assigned by router) but cannot get past password prompt. uncharacteristically I seem to have no notes about what it might be. the password manager is vacant.
- I was advised to install 21.02.0-rc1 andI have the upgrade file downloaded but I do not think it actually got done. I believe I was still running 19.x squashfs-factory
Something to know about me is that I'm a novice, and I've likely forgotten a bunch of what I learned in the interim. I do have notes but they are pretty messy as I hadn't yet consolidated my understanding.
Found this page, Failsafe Mode, Factory Reset, and Recovery Mode, and I am not sure which if any of these to do because I recall reading that this device will become bricked if improperly reset.
Sooo I'm going to keep looking in case I have an ssh key or a scrap of paper or a text file with login credentials (it's been years since I misplaced a password and I'm really not sure how it happened), but I'm not terribly hopeful about that; what would I be wanting to do if none are found?