Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals WIFUND

Duration: 
5 days
Codes: 
WIFUND

Overview

This course looks at the fundamentals required in the planning, implementation and operation of a Cisco Wireless LAN network. This course is designed to help provide students with the knowledge and hands on practice required to enable them to design, install, configure, monitor and conduct the basic troubleshooting tasks of a Cisco WLAN in an SMB or Enterprise installations. As this is associate level course the advanced features of the Cisco WLAN networks solutions will not be covered in depth.

Skills Gained

After attending this course you should be able to:

  • Understand the basic RF priciples and characteristics
  • Understand WLAN security methods and access with differing client devices
  • Define the Cisco WLAN architecture and the underlying infrastructure used to support it
  • Implement a Centralized wireless access network using AireOS or IOS-XE wireless LAN Controllers
  • Implement a Converged wireless access network using IOS-XE convertged access switches adb wireless LAN controllers
  • Implement small and remote access wireless networks using FlexConnect, Autonomous or Cloud architectures
  • Perform basic WLAN maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Describe the requirements for a WLAN design

Prerequisites

Skills and knowledge equivalent to those learned in:

  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Parts 1 & 2 – (ICND1 & ICND2)
  • or, Cisco CCENT Certification (ICND1)

The supply of this course by DDLS is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

Course Outline

  • Wireless Fundamentals
  • Security and Client Access
  • Define the Cisco Wireless Network Architecture
  • Implement Centralized Wireless Access
  • Implement Converged Wireless Access
  • Implement Small and Remote Wireless Access
  • WLAN Maintenance and Troubleshooting
  • WLAN Design
  • Explain Wireless Fundamentals
  • Describe RF Principles
  • Understand RF Mathematics
  • Describe Antenna Characteristics
  • Describe the Basics of Spread Spectrum
  • Describe Wireless Media Access
  • Describe Wireless Governance
  • Discovery Lab 1: Practice RF Math
  • Discovery Lab 2: Calculate EIRP and Choose the Correct Antenna
  • Discovery Lab 3: Explore the RF Spectrum
  • Discovery Lab 4: Analyze Wireless Frames
  • Describe Wireless Security Components
  • Explain 802.11 Security
  • Explain 802.1X/EAP Framework
  • Describe EAP Authentication
  • Describe WPA and WPA2 Security
  • Provide Guest Access
  • Native Operating Systems for WLAN Connectivity
  • Configure Smart Handheld Clients
  • Discovery Lab 5: Review Centralized Authentication
  • Define Cisco Wireless Network Deployment Options
  • Define One Management
  • Define One Policy
  • Define the Cisco One Network
  • Mobility Architecture Concepts
  • Optimize RF Conditions and Performance for Clients
  • Describe Layer 2 Infrastructure Support
  • Describe Protocols Used in Wired Infrastructure to Support Wireless
  • Initialize a Centralized WLC
  • Describe AP Initialization
  • Explore Additional WLC Features
  • Implement IPv6 in a Cisco Wireless Environment
  • Configure Client Access
  • Implement Roaming in the Centralized Architecture Discovery
  • Initialize a Converged WCM
  • Describe AP Connectivity
  • Explore Additional Wireless Features
  • Implement Roaming in the Converged Architecture
  • Overview of the FlexConnect Architecture
  • Overview of the Autonomous Architecture
  • Overview of the Cloud Architecture
  • Describe Wireless Maintenance
  • Explain Troubleshooting Tools
  • Describe Troubleshooting Methodology
  • Predictive WLAN Design Process
  • WLAN Site Survey Process

Labs:

  • Lab 1: Configure Windows 7 Client Access
  • Lab 2: Configuring the Wired Infrastructure
  • Lab 3: Configuring the Centralized WLAN Deployment
  • Lab 4: Configuring IPv6 Operation in a Centralized WLAN Deployment
  • Lab 5: Configuring Security in a Centralized WLAN Deployment
  • Lab 6: Configuring Guest Access Using the Anchor WLC
  • Lab 7: Deploying a Converged Access WLAN
  • Lab 8: Configuring Security on a Converged WLAN Deployment
  • Lab 9: Implement a FlexConnect WLAN Deployment
  • Lab 10: Initialize an Autonomous WLAN Deployment
  • Lab 11: Configure Security on an Autonomous AP WLAN Deployment
  • Lab 12: Configure Security on a Cloud WLAN Deployment
  • Lab 13: Perform Centralized Controller Maintenance
  • Lab 14: Perform WiFi Scanning
  • Lab 15: Challenge—Various Trouble Tickets
  • Lab 16: Perform a Predictive WLAN Design
  • Lab 17: Perform Passive Site Survey Analysis

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