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Date 2015/11/16 Beta firmware TP_PharOS_1.3.3_151112_Beta Applicable model_ CPE510, WBS510, CPE210, WBS210, etc Language
English, Russian, Spanish, simplified Chinese. (English, русский, Español, 简体中文) File Size
5.06 MB Modifications
Fix the WPA-PSK and CDP incompatibility issues between Pharos series and MikroTik access points;
Add management VLAN feature.
Download link http://static.tp-link.com/resources/...51112_Beta.zip File name: pharos-up-ver1-3-3-P3[20151112-rel43609] Hash Info: MD5: 3A46FE45A11FBA310239E03539DBE683
-- The software system of TP-LINK Pharos series products is named PharOS.
-- This beta firmware is applicable to CPE510, CPE210, CPE520, CPE220, WBS210, WBS510 and etc.
-- This beta has integrated all the features of the previous beta, so the previous beta will be obsoleted.
1. Fix the WPA-PSK incompatibility issues between Pharos series and MikroTik access points.
In last beta TP_PharOS_1.3.0_150807_Beta, we have fixed a connection incompatibility issue between Pharos series and Mikrotik AP. While we found there still exist a WPA-PSK incompatibility issue between them, the problem is described as below:
MikroTiK AP ))))) ((((( Pharos device -----Host
Note: The Pharos device can be CPE510/CPE210/WBS210/WBS510 and etc that are working in as Client/repeater/bridge mode.
The problem is that when you enable the WDS on Pharos devices, they will not be able to connect to Mikrotik AP with WPA -PSK security mode.
We found that Mikrotik has some special mechanism during WPA four-way handshaking, and this will cause an incompatibility issue with other normal devices including our Pharos CPE/WBS. This beta has added some special modification to cooperate with Mikrotik to fix the incompatibility issue.
Anyone who encounters the above issue is recommended to upgrade their Pharos devices to this beta.
2. Fix the CDP incompatibility issues between Pharos series and MikroTik access points.
In previous firmware, when Pharos devices are connected to Mikrotik AP through wireless with CDP enabled, they are not able to be discovered in Mikrotik’s neighbor list, this beta has fixed this issue.
3. Add management VLAN feature
PharOS has added management VLAN feature in this new beta, it can be set under network menu. VLAN ID, management IP and mask are required.
For details about this new management VLAN feature, please refer to below link:
Please evaluate this beta and kindly give your feedback.