Deploying Basic and Advanced Cisco Wireless LANs Bootcamp

Duration: 
5 days
Codes: 
WDBWL-WDAWL

Overview

After completing this course, you should be able to:\n

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  • Differentiate the characteristics of a unified wireless LAN architecture, and configure and test the controllers, access points, and basic features
  • Differentiate the characteristics of a FlexConnect architecture, configure and deploy a FlexConnect based wireless LAN
  • Perform routine maintenance, network monitoring, and common troubleshooting tasks on the Cisco wireless LAN
  • Describe and perform configuration with Cisco‚Äôs new Ease of Use wizard, and best practices audit.
  • Describe the mechanisms and messaging used in a Unified Wireless architecture which allow the client to change AP association, while maintaining the current session and IP addressing.
  • Discuss the challenges faced in providing a quality user experience in a high density wireless network deployment scenario.
  • Differentiate the operational characteristics and implement a wireless MESH architecture.

Audience

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This course is intended for you if you are an IT engineer or administrator that needs to know the fundamentals about planning, installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and maintaining a basic Cisco Wireless LAN infrastructure. This includes installers, SEs, Field Engineers, technical support professionals, network managers, security team members, and administrators.

Skills Gained

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Successfully plan, install, configure, troubleshoot, monitor and maintain basic Cisco Wireless LAN solutions in a customer enterprise environment Configure autonomous, unified, and FlexConnect architectures
  • Configure all base feature sets, including wireless security
  • Administer the WLAN network
  • Maintain and troubleshoot basic wireless networks
  • Describe the steps involved in client mobility at layer 2 and the differences involved in client mobility at layer 3.
  • Discuss the challenges faced in providing a quality user experience in a high density wireless network deployment scenario.
  • Differentiate the operational characteristics of, and implement, a wireless MESH architecture.

Prerequisites

  • Prior to taking this course you should have the following knowledge and skills:
  • Prior completion of Defining Cisco Wireless LAN Essentials course or equivalent work experience
Recommended:
  • Basic networking skills
  • RF/Wireless field experience (helpful)

Course Outline

Module 1 - Cisco Wireless LAN Essentials Refresher

  • Provide a very high level review as a refresh from the prerequisite course, Defining Cisco Wireless LAN Essentials

Module 2 - Pre-Deployment Planning

  • Successful Wireless Deployments and Pre-deployment Planning
  • Cisco WLAN Professional Services
  • Spectrum Expert
  • PI Planning tools

Module 3 - Autonomous Deployments

  • Easy Setup GUI Interface
  • Basic Setup via CLI
  • Access Point Modes
  • Bridge Modes
  • Non-Client serving Modes

Module 4 - Unified Deployments

  • Initial controller Setup, and configure basic settings
  • Modes of operation available for a unified access point
  • Mechanisms by which an AP associates to a WLC
  • User Interfaces to the System
  • Radio Resource Management and CleanAir
  • Administering WLANs and AP Groups
  • Configuring Quality of Service
  • IPv6 Support
  • Identify and Configure the Wireless LAN
  • Security Parameters
  • General Administration
  • Guest Access

Module 5 - FlexConnect Deployments

  • Benefits and Limitations of FlexConnect Architecture
  • Operational Differences between
  • FlexConnect and Unified Architectures

Module 6 - Wireless LAN Maintenance and Troubleshooting

  • Routine Maintenance
  • Policy Configuration and Management
  • Gathering Data
  • Troubleshooting in a Cisco Unified Wireless Network

Module 1 - Client Mobility

  • Same Subnet Roaming
  • Inter-subnet Mobility

Module 2 - High Density Deployment Challenges

  • Effects of Client Density on a Wireless Network
  • Lab - Examine the Relationship between Duty Cycle,
  • Data Rates and Channel Utilization
  • Planning for Areas of High Client Density

Module 3 - Implementing Mesh Network

  • Describe Wireless Mesh Networks
  • Mesh Network Formation Process
  • Implementing a Mesh Network for the Enterprise
  • Configuring Advanced Mesh Features
  • Troubleshooting a Mesh Network
  • Lab - Implementing and Indoor Wireless Mesh Network

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Course Location Days Cost Date
Ile de France Paris5 3095 £3095 2019-10-07