Wireless Deploying Basic and Advanced Cisco Wireless LANs Bootcamp

Deploying Basic and Advanced Cisco Wireless LANs Bootcamp


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This 5-day instructor-led, hands-on course combines Deploying Basic Cisco Wireless LANs (WDBWL) and Deploying Advanced Cisco Wireless LANs (WDAWL), presenting you with challenging real-world deployments such as client mobility between subnets, high client density deployments, and mesh network deployments. You will be trained on how to make network design decisions about, configure, and troubleshoot WLANs with these challenges. The format of the course allows you and the instructor to explore realistic use cases and best practices around more challenging deployment scenarios. The course is written at software code level 8.1.

Who should attend

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.


Course Objectives

After completing this course, you should 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.

Follow On Courses

  • Conducting Cisco Unified Wireless Site Survey Version 2.0 (CUWSS)
  • Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Voice Networks (IUWVN)
  • Managing Cisco Wireless LANs (Version 1.2) (WMNGI)
  • Managing Unified Access Networks with Cisco Prime Infrastructure 2.2 (WMUAPI)

Topics Covered

From Deploying Basic Cisco Wireless LANs (WDBWL)

Module 1: 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

Module 2: Deploying the FlexConnect Architecture

  • FlexConnect Deployments
  • FlexConnect Configuration and Operation
  • 8.1 FlexConnect Enhancements

Module3: Maintaining and Troubleshooting a Cisco Wireless LAN

  • Performing Routine Maintenance
  • Configuring Policies and Management
  • Gathering Data
  • Troubleshooting in a Cisco Unified Wireless Network

Module 4: Cisco User Interface Enhancements

  • Ease of Use Features

Module 5: Appendix

  • Cisco Wireless LAN Essentials Refresher
  • Pre-Deployment Planning
  • Autonomous Deployments

From Deploying Advanced Cisco Wireless LANs (WDAWL)

Module1: Client Mobility Between Subnets

  • Same Subnet Roaming
  • Inter-subnet Mobility
  • Advanced Mobility Issues

Module 2: Network Efficiency

  • Configuring Quality of Service
  • Implementing Video Over Wi-Fi
  • Implementing VideoStream and FlexConnect
  • Integrating the WLC With MS Lync SDN

Module 3: High Density Deployment Challenges

  • Effects of Client Density on a Wireless Network
  • Planning for Areas of High Client Density

Module 4: Introduction to Mesh Network

  • Overview of Wireless Mesh Networks
  • Overview of Implementing Wireless Mesh Networks

Module 5: Advanced Guests Networks

  • Providing Advanced Guest Access
  • Implementing Local Policies and Client Profiling
  • Implementing CMX Visitor Connect

Module 6: High Availability

  • Wireless High Availability

Module 7: Implementing IPv6 Support

  • Configuring Clients for IPv6
  • Configuring the Infrastructure for IPv6

Labs: Deploying Basic Cisco Wireless LANs (WDBWL)

  • Lab 1: Perform the Initial Controller Configuration Using the CLI
  • Lab 2: Unified AP Modes of Operation
  • Lab 3: AP Association Options
  • Lab 4: Controller Web Interface
  • Lab 5: RRM and CleanAir Configuration
  • Lab 6: Configuring Security Parameters on the WLC
  • Lab 7: Configuring AVC
  • Lab 8: FlexConnect Local Switching
  • Lab 9: Perform the Initial Controller Configuration Using Ease of Use Wizard

Labs:Deploying Advanced Cisco Wireless LANs (WDAWL)

  • Lab 1: Connecting to the Remote Lab
  • Lab 2: Configuring QoS on the Controller
  • Lab 3: Monitoring WLC QoS on the Switch Infrastructure
  • Lab 4: Implementing CMX Visitor Connect
  • Lab 5: Implementing Social Auth CMX Visitor Connect
  • Lab 6: Configuring IPv6


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)

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