This course is designed for engineers involved in the planning, deployment and managment of enterprise WLAN using both autonomous architecture and lightweight access points with controllers.
This 3-day instructor-led, hands-on course provides learners with the skills and resources required to successfully plan, install, configure, troubleshoot, monitor, and maintain basic Cisco Wireless LAN solutions in a customer enterprise environment. Topics include pre-deployment planning considerations, configuration of autonomous, unified and FlexConnect architectures, configuration of all base features, including wireless security, the administration of the WLAN network and the maintenance and troubleshooting of wireless network issues. The course is written at software code level 7.5.
Unified Deployments Performing the Initial Wireless LAN Controller Configuration Describing Unified AP Modes of Operation Understanding the AP Association Process User Interfaces to the System Radio Resource Management and CleanAir Administering WLANs and AP Groups Configuring Mobility Groups and Roaming Configuring Security Options Performing General Administration Providing Guest Access Deploying The FlexConnect Architecture FlexConnect Deployments FlexConnect Configuration and Operation Maintaining and Troubleshooting a Cisco Wireless LAN Performing Routine Maintenance Configuring Policies and Management Gathering Data Troubleshooting in a Cisco Unified Wireless Network Appendices Appendix A: Cisco Wireless LAN Essentials Refresher Appendix B: Pre-Deployment Planning Appendix C: Autonomous Deployments Labs Lab 1-1 Perform the initial controller configuration using the CLI Lab 1-2: Unified AP Modes of Operation Lab 1-3: AP Association Options Lab 1-4: Controller Web Interface Lab 1-5: RRM and CleanAir Configuration Lab 1-6: Configuring Security parameters on the WLC Lab 1-7: VideoStream and mDNS Configuration (Optional) Lab 1-8: Configuring Guest Access and Web Authentication Lab 2-1: FlexConnect Local Switching Lab A-1: IPv6 First Hop Security Configuration (Optional)
After completing this course you should be able to: 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