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ECS Extreme Wireless Cloud - ECS-CLD


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ExtremeWireless Cloud Training ECS course provides Extreme Networks customers and partners theoretical and practical hands-on training to give students a better understanding of Extreme Networks Cloud Wi-Fi technologies. Students will also learn how to manage and orchestrate ExtremeWireless Cloud from within the ExtremeCloud IQ management platform.

Prerequisites & Audience

Students should have a working knowledge of networking concepts and a basic understanding of WiFi technologies although prior experience of WLAN design and deployment is helpful

Course Benefits

Upon completion of this course, students will have gained the working knowledge to:

– Understand the Cloud Services platform

– Understand the evolution of distributed architecture

– Take a first look at ExtremeCloud IQ

– Understand the basics of WLAN technologies

– How APs connect to and communicate with the ExtremeCloud IQ

– An intro to the Guided Configuration of Objects

– Learn about the Client monitoring features within ExtremeCloud IQ

– Defining all user traffic settings

– A primer on 802.1x troubleshooting

– Looking at the capabilities of the Network 360 tool and the richness of its data

– Understanding the benefits of PPSK on a WLAN

– Assigning WiFi-settings to the radios in an AP

– Defining global port settings

– An introduction to SDR

– How to use and create CCGs

– Understanding the use cases for classification

– Combining Classification Rules for user VLANs using CCGs

– Using Management and Native VLANs to optimize deployment

– Looking at some of the diagnostic tools available within ExtremeCloud IQ

– Basic Administration walk through

– How to do firmware updates using ExtremeCloud IQ

– What you need to know about the ExtremeWireless exam

Course Topics

Solution Overview

– Global Data Centers

– Regional Data Centers

– ISO 27001

– GDPR and Privacy

– Private Cloud

– Local Cloud

– Wireless Hardware

Distributed Architecture

– Understanding the evolution of distributed architecture

– Distributed Control

– Cooperative Control Protocols

ExtremeCloud IQ

– Taking a first look at ExtremeCloud IQ

– Logging in for the first time

WLAN Design Concepts

– Coverage Design

– Roaming

– Layer 2 Retransmissions

– Capacity Design

– Airtime Consumption

– Co-Channel Interference

– Antennas Device Discovery and Provisioning

– Device Redirection Services and Auto-Discovery

– Auto-discovery for on-premises

– Management Protocols and Device Updates

– Adding Devices into ExtremeCloud IQ

Guided Configuration and Object Management

– Guided Configuration of Objects

– Clone Tool

Monitoring Clients, Users and Client 360

– Monitoring Clients

– Monitoring Devices

User Profiles

– Defining VLANs

– Firewalls

– Tunnelling

– Rate Limiting

– URL Filtering

– Availability Schedule

– Assignment Rules

Troubleshooting 802.1x

– IEEE 802.1X with EAP

– 802.1X Troubleshooting

Network 360

– Monitor View

– Device Health

– Client Health

– WiFi Health

– Network Health

– Services Health

– Application Health

– Security Health

Private Pre-Shared Key (PPSK)

– Understanding PPSK

– 802.1X/EAP

– Mapping User Profiles to User Groups

– User Groups

– PPSK Credential storage

– RadSec Proxies

– Secure Access with Cloud PPSK

– RadSec Troubleshooting

Radio Profiles

– Showing Radio Profiles through a Lab

Device Templates

– AP Device Templates

– Radio Settings

– Radio Usage

– Mesh

– Exclude Channels

– Transmit Power Control

Software Defined Radio (SDR)

– Dual Band APs

– Dual 5GHz WLAN design

– SDR Radio Profile

Cloud Config Groups and Classification Rules

– Cloud Config Groups – What are they?

– Classification Rules

– Joining CCGs and Classification Rules

Classification Rules

– VLAN Objects

– Captive Web Portals

– Time Zone Objects

– Use Cases

– Server Objects

– AP Device Templates


Deployment Optimization

– Management and Native VLANs

– Using Trunked Ports and VLANs

– AP and VLAN guidelines

– Configuring rollback timer

ExtremeCloud IQ Diagnostic Tools

– Device Diagnostic Tools

– Ping

– Points of Failure

– VLAN Probe

– Common CLI Commands


– Network

– Reports

– Diagnostics

– Inventory

– Insights – Comparative Analysis

– Insights – Proximity

– Insights – Presence

ExtremeCloud IQ Administration

– Communications

– Account Management

– Administrator Accounts

– Internal Admin Accounts

– External Admin Accounts

– Role Based Access Control

– Global Settings – Logs

– Global Settings – Audit Logs

Firmware Updates

– How to do firmware updates using ExtremeCloud IQ

ExtremeWireless Cloud Exam

– What you need to know about the ExtremeWireless Cloud Exam

Extreme Networks courses

ECS Campus Fabric Deploy - CFD
ECS – Data Center VDX – VCS Fabric Configuration and Implementation - ECS-VDX
ECS Extreme Wireless Cloud - ECS-CLD
ECS ExtremeWireless Core - ECS-CORE
ECS Extreme Control - CTRL
ECS ExtremeNAC - NAC
ECS Extreme Management Center XMC - EMGMT-1
ECS – ExtremeWireless Cloud – Troubleshooting - ECS-CLDTRBL
ECS ExtremeXOS Fundamentals - EXOS-Fund-1
ECS Campus ExtremeXOS Switching and Routing - ECS-EXOS-1
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