Home usage of 2nd hand APs

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I've picked up an AP330 and an AP230 off eBay simply to have a play around with them in a home network environment. I've setup my free HM-NG account but it appears both devices are still registered to their previous HMOL setup. Boooo!

There's a chance I can get the AP330 removed as it was sold by the company directly, but I'm pretty sure that's not an option with the AP230 as it was through a recycling company.

I'm happily configured and running through the CLI, but I wondered what Aerohive's current policy on this is? I can see a few posts mentioning talks of this from over a year ago but wondered if there's anything a bit more up to date? I'm based in the UK if that makes any difference.

Is there also any chance of providing a temporary link to the old AP330 5.1r5 firmware? I believe that was the last firmware which would provide some configuration options through the webui. Am I right in thinking there was no 5.x release for the AP230?
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Scott F

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Ask Itee

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I have needed to move an AP230 from a Managed config to standalone, configuring it via CLI and it is working fine so I wouldn't expect an issue
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Gary Smith, Official Rep

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I worked with Scott yesterday and we moved his AP's to his Free HM Connect account.

Scott, for information and guides on your HM Connect, please see;
https://community.aerohive.com/aerohive/topics/welcome-aerohive-connect-users-click-here-for-more-de...

Kind Regards,
Gary Smith
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Scott F

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Big thanks to Gary from Aerohive for sorting this out! Now to get to grips with this thing!
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j

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I thought Connect was limited to AP122 and AP130?

https://aerohive.egnyte.com/dl/pZum1V3ATi:
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Gary Smith, Official Rep

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The sale of "Connect hardware" is limited to the AP122 and the AP130. However, the management of AP models via the HiveManager is not limited to the AP122 and the AP130's. It is possible to manage all AP's that are supported by the HM NG management platform.

Please feel free to raise Connect specific questions here.

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Gary Smith
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Stephan de Meulmeester

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I have the same problem with connecting an second hand AP130 to my own HM Connect.  Is there any documentation on ho its done with the CLI? 

Thanks for your help!

Regards,

Stephan de Meulmeester
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Sjoerd de Jong, Employee

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Hi Stephan,

Where did you get stuck? registering the serial number in you connect account? or another step in the proces?

Best regards,
Sjoerd
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Stephan de Meulmeester

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Hello Sjoerd, nice to cath you on this channel. Its like you said, have problem registering the AP on my account. 
Love to hear from you, and succces with Aerohive!

Stephan