Well I came across a bug that really threw me, basically all those years making tar files and now I had to find a Unix tool to do it. I didn’t use gnuwin32 as it was a nightmare to find and install but Cygwin was awesome, loaded staright away and had my head around it in about 30 minutes.
Also you need to purchase PowerArchiver which I always hate buying software when there are free options available.
When running 22.214.171.124 WLC code on a 5508 WLC, the tar extraction process may fail generating the following error:
Error extracting webauth files.
This condition only occurs on a 5508 running the 126.96.36.199 code. The same
package can be loaded on a 4404 running 188.8.131.52 successfully, and also to a 5508 running 184.108.40.206.
Create .tar package using the following command on UNIX or Windows (via
tar -cvf login.tar < file1> < file2> < file#>...
PowerArchiver 2010 for Windows (GUI) - Package as Tar, Store