ECS ExtremeWireless Core - ECS-CORE


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This course is a blend of both theoretical and hands-on Lab experience.Successful candidates will gain the skills and knowledge to deploy, configure and troubleshoot ExtremeWireless Core.
This class will give the students a good technical understanding of the ExtremeWireless CORE technologies.

There will also be practical, hands-on-labs, where the students will get to setup and configure this type of technology to supplement the theoretical learning.

A thorough understanding of wireless networking, wired networking and associated protocols. Highly recommended to have completed the Extreme Wireless EDS class.

Solution Overview

ExtremeWireless Landscape
WiNG at a glance
What's New In WiNG 7
11ax Introduction
WPA3 Introduction
Dual Mode Capability
ExtremeWireless WiNG hardware overview
Configuration Model
ExtremeWireless WiNG configuration model concepts such as RF Domain, Profile, Device overrides, WLAN and Policy
Final device configuration
Mint Protocol

MiNT protocol link layers and link levels

Forming MiNT links

AP Adoption

Finding a controller using L2 and L3 adoption
Understanding and configuring L2 and L3 adoption

Zero Touch Provisioning

Describing the provisioning policy
Provisioning policy wildcards

Supported Deployments and Provisioning

Reference designs for single and central site/multi-site deployments
Scalability considerations
General best practices and common design mistakes


Clustering overview
Clustering setup

Virtual Controller

VC overview
VC configuration

Initial Configuration

Initial device setup
Resetting APs to factory defaults
Configure management access settings via Management Policy

Software Management

Mixed mode
Image types
Software upgrade

Wireless LANs

WLAN configuration
WLAN forwarding modes
WLAN assignments, authentication methods, and encryption
AAA Policy
QoS policies and mappings

Advanced WLAN Features

Configuring SMART RF
Using SMART RF statistics to analyse WLAN state and potential issues
WLAN optimization features

Integrated Services

DHCP server
Radius server
Role Based Access Control (RBAC)

Captive Portal

Hotspot deployment options and defining policies
Authentication methods used to verify user registrations
Enforcing authentication methods
User and device registration and notification methods

Security Features

Stateful L2+ Distributed Firewall features
Firewall SPI, IP ACLs, ACLS, DOS detection, and storm control
Variations of Wireless IPS (WIPS)

Mesh Features

MeshConnex overview
Opportunistic Rate Link Adaption (ORLA)
Configuring MeshConnex

Troubleshooting and Remote Diagnostics

Troubleshooting rules and processes
Different levels of log messages (log file, CLI, or remote syslog)
Live packet capture, different capture modes, and using capture points and filters
Remote debugging on the captive portal
Opening GTAC case


NSight overview
Using NSight for monitoring and troubleshooting

Extreme Guest

Extreme Guest overview and features

Location Sensor

Extreme Location Sensor
Configuring WiNG to support Extreme Location

What's new?

Recent firmware releases overview

A thorough understanding of wireless networking, wired networking and associated protocols. Highly recommended to have completed the Extreme Wireless EDS class.