The Cisco WAP121 runs a Linux based firmware. This is how you get a Rootshell on it:
Login to the Web GUI of the WAP121 and enable the SSH management access
Login with SSH and enter this command: sh
This probably works with the Cisco WAP321 as well (I only tested with the WAP121).
Also when having still only the one 'cisco' user account configured you can directly get a Rootshell via SSH like this: ssh -l root@<WAP121 IP>