Cisco® Deploying Basic Cisco® Wireless LANs v1.2 (WDBWL)

Course Overview

This course is designed with the goal of providing learners with the knowledge and skills to successfully plan, install, configure, troubleshoot, monitor, and maintain basic Cisco Wireless LAN solutions in an enterprise customer environment.

Who Should Attend

Cisco Installers, Channel Installers, Customer Installers, Cisco System Engineers, Channel System Engineers, Cisco Field Engineers, Channel Field Engineers, Customer Field Engineers, Cisco Technical Support/TAC, Channel Technical Support/TAC, Customer Technical Support/TAC, Cisco Technical Marketing Engineers, Cisco Network Consulting Engineers

Course Objectives

Students should be able to discuss, plan, install, configure, monitor, and troubleshoot a basic Cisco wireless LAN in an enterprise environment.

Course Outline

1 - Unified Deployments

  • Lesson 1: Performing the Initial Wireless LAN Controller Configuration
  • Initial Setup
  • Web-Based Setup
  • Connect to the WLC Web Interface
  • Lesson 2: Describing Unified AP Modes of Operation
  • AP Operational Modes
  • AP Local Mode
  • AP Monitor Mode
  • AP Rogue Detector Mode
  • AP Sniffer Mode
  • AP Bridged Mode
  • AP SE-Connect Mode
  • AP Flex-Connect Mode
  • OfficeExtend
  • Lesson 3: Understanding the AP Association Process
  • AP Discovery and Join Process
  • AP Join Order
  • AP Failover process
  • High-Availability Design Options
  • Lesson 4: User Interfaces to the System
  • Cisco WLC Settings
  • Cisco WLC CLI Settings
  • Using the Cisco Prime Infrastructure for WLC Configuration
  • Lesson 5: Radio Resource Management and CleanAir
  • Split MAC Architecture
  • Radio Resource Management
  • Cisco CleanAir Implementation
  • Cisco CleanAir Concepts
  • Cisco CleanAir Modes of Operation
  • Air Quality Configuration and Reporting
  • Cisco CleanAir-Enabled RRM
  • Lesson 6: Administering WLANs and AP Groups
  • Wireless LANs
  • Passive Clients
  • AP Groups
  • RF Profiles
  • Lesson 7: Configuring Mobility Groups and Roaming
  • The Terminology of Roaming
  • Wireless Roaming Concepts
  • Auto-anchor Mobility
  • Static IP Mobility
  • Lesson 8: Configuring Security Options
  • Configuring the Local Database
  • MAC Filtering
  • Access Control Lists
  • Peer-to-Peer Blocking Mode
  • Configuring RADIUS Authentication
  • Local EAP
  • LDAP Configuration
  • Controlling AP Association via AP Authentication
  • Cisco TrustSec for Wireless
  • Management Frame Protection
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Security Policy Logic
  • Configuring WLANS with Enterprise Security
  • Lesson 9: Performing General Administration
  • Network Routes
  • Cisco Discovery Protocol
  • DHCP Services
  • Local Policies
  • Multicast services
  • Evolving Need for Video over WLAN
  • Cisco VideoStream Technology
  • mDNS aka Bonjour Gateway
  • Application Visibility and Control
  • Lesson 10: Providing Guest Access
  • Defining Guest Access
  • Traditional Guest Access Methods
  • Methods for providing Guest Access
  • Configuring Guest Access

2 - Deploying The FlexConnect Architecture

  • Lesson 1: FlexConnect Deployments
  • Standalone Mode
  • Local Authentication
  • Split Tunneling
  • Lesson 2: FlexConnect Configuration and Operation
  • Fast Roaming
  • AAA Override
  • Peer-to-Peer
  • FlexConnect ACLs
  • FlexConnect Groups

3 - Maintaining and Troubleshooting a Cisco Wireless LAN

  • Lesson 1: Performing Routine Maintenance
  • Locate Key Controller information
  • Locate Key AP Information
  • Upgrade Controller Code
  • AP Pre-Image Download
  • WLC Administration
  • AP Administration
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Policies and Management
  • Wireless Protection Policies
  • Managing Rogue Devices
  • Intrusion Detection Management
  • Aggressive Load Balancing
  • Monitoring Clients
  • Verifying Client Connectivity
  • Lesson 3: Gathering Data
  • Gathering Wireless Network Performance Data
  • Using the AP to Gather Packets
  • Message Logging
  • WLC Statistics
  • Monitoring Clients
  • Lesson 4: Troubleshooting in a Cisco Unified Wireless Network
  • Define a methodology
  • AP association troubleshooting
  • Analysis tools available in a Cisco Unified Wireless Network
  • Using debug and show commands

4 - Lab Outline

  • 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)

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