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Cisco® Implementing Cisco® Unified Wireless Networking Essentials v2.0 (IUWNE)

Course Overview

Students will learn how to help design, install, configure, monitor, and conduct basic troubleshooting tasks for a Cisco WLAN in small and mediumsized business (SMB) and enterprise installations.

Who Should Attend

Channel Partner / Reseller Customer Employee

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Describe wireless fundamentals, such as topologies, RF principles and math, antennas, spread spectrum technologies, frames and physics, wireless regulatory bodies, standards and certifications, and the non-802.11 wireless technologies and their impact on Wi-Fi
  • Describe Cisco Unified Wireless Network basics, and configure a Cisco Unified Wireless Network controller
  • Describe and configure default operating system wireless-client configuration tools; use Cisco AnyConnect; and describe the Cisco Compatible Extensions program
  • Describe and configure WLAN security
  • Manage a wireless network from the Cisco WCS
  • Maintain and troubleshoot wireless networks

    Course Prerequisites

    Other Prerequisites

    For this course, students should have the knowledge to be able to:

  • Explain the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model and identify network components.
  • Describe the switched LAN technology solution for Ethernet issues and how routing expands the network.
  • Understand the host-to-host packet delivery process of TCP/IP.
  • Use the Cisco CLI to install, configure, and troubleshoot a small network.
  • Knowledge of Cisco Lifecycle Services deployment
  • Knowledge of Cisco Service-Oriented Network Architecture (SONA)
  • Basic knowledge of wireless standards (IEEE), wireless regulator environment (FCC, European Telecommunications Standards Institute [ETSI], etc.), and wireless certification (Wi-Fi Alliance)

    Course Outline

    1 - Wireless Fundamentals

    • Describing Wireless Networks and Topologies
    • Describing WLAN RF Principles
    • Describing RF Mathematics
    • Describing Antennas
    • Describing Spread Spectrum Technologies
    • Describing Wireless Regulation Bodies, Standards, and Certifications
    • Examining Wireless Media Access
    • Examining Non-802.11 Wireless Technologies and Their Impact on WLANs
    • Reviewing the Wireless Frame Journey: End to End
    • Identifying Design and Site-Survey Considerations
    • Lab 1-1: Becoming Familiar with Antennas and Ranges
    • Lab 1-2: Creating an Ad Hoc (IBSS) Network and Analyzing the Communication

    2 - Basic Cisco WLAN Installation

    • Understanding Cisco Unified Wireless Network Basic Architecture
    • Configuring a Controller
    • Discovering and Associating with a Controller
    • Describing Access Point Operational Modes
    • Roaming
    • Managing the Network from the Controller
    • Configuring and Migrating Standalone Access Points
    • Lab 1-1: Becoming Familiar with Antennas and Ranges
    • Lab 1-2: Creating an Ad Hoc (IBSS) Network and Analyzing the Communication

    3 - Wireless Clients

    • Using Default Configuration Tools
    • Configuring the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client
    • Understanding the Cisco Compatible Extensions Program
    • Lab 3-1: Configuring Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client
    • Lab 3-2: Experiencing Connections and Roaming

    4 - WLAN Security

    • Describing WLAN Security Components
    • Establishing IEEE 802.11 Security
    • Centralizing WLAN Authentication
    • Describing EAP Authentications
    • Managing Authentication and Encryption Through WPA and WPA2
    • Configuring Wireless Security on Controllers and Clients
    • Lab 4-1: Configuring WLC PSK Authentication
    • Lab 4-2: Configuring Cisco Autonomous Access Point PSK Authentication
    • Lab 4-3: Configuring EAP-FAST Authentication with WPA
    • Lab 4-4: Configuring 802.1Q and Web Authentication

    5 - Cisco WCS Basics

    • Introducing Cisco WCS and Cisco WCS Navigator
    • Navigating the Cisco WCS Interface
    • Working with Controllers from Cisco WCS
    • Working with Preconfigured Maps
    • Monitoring the Network with Cisco WCS
    • Working with Cisco CleanAir in Cisco WCS
    • Lab 5-2: Working with Cisco WCS
    • Lab 5-3: Monitoring the Network and Containing Devices

    6 - WLAN Maintenance and Troubleshooting

    • Maintaining the System
    • Troubleshooting a Wireless Network
    • Lab 6-1: Backing Up the Cisco WLC Configuration Files
    • Lab 6-2: Troubleshooting
    • Lab 6-3: Troubleshooting with Wireshark and Converting an Autonomous AP to WLC Mode

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    This is a 5-day class

    Price: $3,250.00
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