Lazy question: Can an eMesh AP auto-provision over ethernet?

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I'm swapping out a 7782 for a T300 today, and was wondering if I could save 10 minutes of time by not plugging it into the wired segment of my network . Namely, the current network topology looks like:


ZD 1200 -> Wired R600 ..... mesh R500 < — ethernet — > 7782

If I just replaced the 7782 with an unprovisioned T300, I would expect that it should establish an ethernet link to the ZD via the R500 as a bridge, and get provisioned, and only then become aware that it should reorganize into an eMesh AP.... right? Or do I really have to plug it into the physically wired section of my network where I'm out of PoE ports?
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John D, AlphaDog

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I tried this out, and it worked! The AP was able to contact the ZD, get provisioned/updated, then reorganize into an eMesh AP.