Deploying Basic and Advanced Cisco Wireless LANs Bootcamp (WDBWL-WDAWL)

Detailed Course Outline

From Deploying Basic Cisco Wireless LANs (WDBWL)

Module 1 - Cisco Wireless LAN Essentials Refresher
  • Provide a very high level review as a refresh
  • from the prerequisite course, Defining Cisco Wireless LAN Essentials
  • Module 2 - Pre-Deployment Planning
  • Successful Wireless Deployments and Pre-deployment Planning
  • Cisco WLAN Professional Services
  • Spectrum Expert
  • PI Planning tools
Module 3 - Autonomous Deployments
  • Easy Setup GUI Interface
  • Basic Setup via CLI
  • Access Point Modes
  • Bridge Modes
  • Non-Client serving Modes
Module 4 - Unified Deployments
  • Initial controller Setup, and configure basic settings
  • Modes of operation available for a unified access point
  • Mechanisms by which an AP associates to a WLC
  • User Interfaces to the System
  • Radio Resource Management and CleanAir
  • Administering WLANs and AP Groups
  • Configuring Quality of Service
  • IPv6 Support
  • Identify and Configure the Wireless LAN
  • Security Parameters
  • General Administration
  • Guest Access
Module 5 - FlexConnect Deployments
  • Benefits and Limitations of FlexConnect Architecture
  • Operational Differences between
  • FlexConnect and Unified Architectures
Module 6 - Wireless LAN Maintenance and Troubleshooting
  • Routine Maintenance
  • Policy Configuration and Management
  • Gathering Data
  • Troubleshooting in a Cisco Unified Wireless Network

From Deploying Advanced Cisco Wireless LANs (WDAWL)

Module 1 - Client Mobility
  • Same Subnet Roaming
  • Inter-subnet Mobility
Module 2 - High Density Deployment Challenges
  • Effects of Client Density on a Wireless Network
  • Lab - Examine the Relationship between Duty Cycle, Data Rates and Channel Utilization
  • Planning for Areas of High Client Density
Module 3 - Implementing Mesh Network
  • Describe Wireless Mesh Networks
  • Mesh Network Formation Process
  • Implementing a Mesh Network for the Enterprise
  • Configuring Advanced Mesh Features
  • Troubleshooting a Mesh Network
  • Lab - Implementing and Indoor Wireless Mesh Network

Labs: Deploying Basic Cisco Wireless LANs (WDBWL)

  • Lab 1: Perform the Initial Controller Configuration Using the CLI
  • Lab 2: Unified AP Modes of Operation
  • Lab 3: AP Association Options
  • Lab 4: Controller Web Interface
  • Lab 5: RRM and CleanAir Configuration
  • Lab 6: Configuring Security Parameters on the WLC
  • Lab 7: Configuring AVC
  • Lab 8: FlexConnect Local Switching
  • Lab 9: Perform the Initial Controller Configuration Using Ease of Use Wizard

Labs:Deploying Advanced Cisco Wireless LANs (WDAWL)

  • Lab 1: Connecting to the Remote Lab
  • Lab 2: Configuring QoS on the Controller
  • Lab 3: Monitoring WLC QoS on the Switch Infrastructure
  • Lab 4: Implementing CMX Visitor Connect
  • Lab 5: Implementing Social Auth CMX Visitor Connect
  • Lab 6: Configuring IPv6