Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals

Vendor: Cisco
Course Code: WGAC-CSC-WIFUND
Course Outline

The Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals course prepares you for CCNA Wireless certification and specialization in the wireless field. This course covers use, positioning, planning and implementation of Cisco WLAN networks. The labs and course content will give you the skills needed to design, install, configure, monitor and troubleshoot a Cisco WLAN in SMB and Enterprise installations. How is this course different from the Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Networking Essentials (IUWNE) course that it replaces?

The following topics have been added to this course:

  • Expanded understanding of RF theory, RF mathematics and antenna characteristics
  • Added focus on 802.11ac access points, controllers, and wireless standards
  • Improvements to wireless access security including Web Authentication method
  • Includes new wireless architectures for Unified Access and Cloud Managed
  • Client mobility topics now include centralized and converged options
  • Expanded design topics to include predictive analysis along with pre and post deployment site surveys
  • Enhancements to controller based monitoring and new applications for troubleshooting
  • Wireless network management options include Cisco Prime Infrastructure and Identity Services Engine
Prerequisites & Audience
  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Parts 1 & 2 (ICND1 & ICND2) or
  • Cisco CCENT certification
Course Objectives
  • Understand basic RF principles and characteristics
  • Understand WLAN security methods and access with different client devices
  • Define Cisco WLAN architecture and underlying infrastructure used to support it
  • Implement a central wireless access network using AireOS or IOS-XE wireless LAN controllers
  • Implement a converged wireless access network using IOS-XE converged access switches and wireless LAN controllers
  • Implement small and remote access wireless networks using FlexConnect, Autonomous or Cloud architectures
  • Perform basic WLAN maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Describe requirements for WLAN design
Course Topics

Module 1: Wireless Fundamentals

  • Wireless fundamentals explained
  • RF Principles
  • Understanding RF mathematics
  • Antenna characteristics
  • Basics of spread spectrum
  • Wireless media access
  • Wireless governance

Module 2: Security and Client Access

  • Wireless security components
  • 802.11 Security
  • 802.1X/EAP framework
  • EAP authenticiation
  • WPA and WPA2 security
  • Guest access
  • Native operating systems for WLAN connectivity
  • Configure smart handheld clients

Module 3: Define the Cisco Wireless Network Architecture

  • Wireless network deployment options
  • One Management
  • One Policy
  • Cisco One Network
  • Mobility architecture concepts
  • Optimize RF conditions and performance
  • Layer 2 infrastructure support
  • Protocols used in wired infrastructure to support wireless

Module 4: Implement Centralized Web Access

  • Initialize centralized WLC
  • AP initialization
  • Additional WLC features
  • Implement IPv6 in Cisco wireless environment
  • Configure client access
  • Implement roaming in centralized architecture

Module 5: Implement Converged Wireless Access

  • Initialize converged WCM
  • AP connectivity
  • Additional wireless features
  • Client access
  • Roaming in converged architecture

Module 6: Implement Small and Remote Wireless Access

  • FlexConnect architecture
  • Autonomous architecture
  • Cloud architecture

Module 7: WLAN Maintenance and Troubleshooting

  • Wireless maintenance
  • Troubleshooting tools
  • Troubleshooting methodology

Module 8: WLAN Design

  • Predictive WLAN design process
  • WLAN site survey process

Labs:

  • Configure Windows 7 Client Access
  • Configuring wired infrastructure
  • Configuring centralized WLAN deployment
  • Configuring IPv6 operation in centralized WLAN deployment
  • Configuring security in centralized WLAN deployment
  • Configuring guest access using anchor WLC
  • Deploying a converged access WLAN
  • Configuring security on a converged WLAN deployment
  • Implement a FlexConnect WLAN deployment
  • Initialize an autonomous WLAN deployment
  • Configure security on an autonomous AP WLAN deployment
  • Perform centralized controller maintenance
  • Perform WiFi scanning
  • Trouble tickets
  • Perform a predictive WLAN design
  • Perform a passive site survey analysis
Certification
CCNA Wireless
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Classroom Dates

Start Date End Date Location Language Status Price Learning Credits
23 Oct 2017 27 Oct 2017 London,
United Kingdom
en Open £2,093.00
23 Oct 2017 27 Oct 2017 Leeds,
United Kingdom
en Open £2,093.00
06 Nov 2017 10 Nov 2017 Eschborn,
Germany
de Open £2,317.98
13 Nov 2017 17 Nov 2017 Hamburg,
Germany
de Open £2,317.98
20 Nov 2017 24 Nov 2017 Manchester,
United Kingdom
en Open £2,093.00
27 Nov 2017 01 Dec 2017 Stuttgart,
Germany
de Open £2,317.98
04 Dec 2017 08 Dec 2017 London,
United Kingdom
en Open £2,093.00
11 Dec 2017 15 Dec 2017 Wien,
Austria
de Open £2,317.98
11 Dec 2017 15 Dec 2017 Düsseldorf,
Germany
de Open £2,317.98
18 Dec 2017 22 Dec 2017 Wokingham,
United Kingdom
en Open £2,093.00
08 Jan 2018 12 Jan 2018 London,
United Kingdom
en Open £2,093.00
19 Feb 2018 23 Feb 2018 London,
United Kingdom
en Open £2,093.00
12 Mar 2018 16 Mar 2018 London,
United Kingdom
en Open £2,093.00
16 Apr 2018 20 Apr 2018 London,
United Kingdom
en Open £2,093.00
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On Demand Training

This course is available as an onsite, closed course and can be delivered at your premises. This may be a cost effective option where you have a group of delegates who require the same training. Additionally, it has the benefit that course content can be tailored to the needs of your organisation.

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