Course outline

Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals

Categories: Cisco, Guaranteed To Run™

Duration: 5 Days

The Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals (WIFUND) 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.

After completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand basic RF principles and characteristics
  • Describe WLAN security methods and access with different client devices
  • Define the Cisco WLAN architecture and underlying infrastructure used to support it
  • Implement a central wireless access network using AireOS or IOS-XE wireless LAN controllers
  • Deploy 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

Certifications This course is part of the following Certification:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate Wireless (CCNA Wireless)

Follow On Courses

  • Deploying Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks (WIDEPLOY)
  • Designing Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks (WIDESIGN)
  • Securing Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks (WISECURE)
  • Troubleshooting Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks (WITSHOOT)

Cisco CCENT certification or equivalent knowledge

  • Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 1, Version 2.0 (ICND1)
  • Network Engineers
  • Network Administrators
  • Network and System Managers

Module 1: Wireless Fundamentals

  • RF Principles
  • RF Mathematics
  • Antenna Characteristics
  • Spread Spectrum
  • Wireless Media Access
  • Wireless Governance

Module 2: Security and Client Access

  • Wireless Security Components
  • 802.11 Security
  • 802.1X/EAP Framework
  • EAP Authentication
  • WPA and WPA2 security
  • Guest Access
  • Native Operating Systems for WLAN Connectivity
  • Smart Handheld Client Configuration

Module 3: Cisco Wireless Network Architecture

  • Wireless Network Deployment Options
  • One Management
  • One Policy
  • Cisco One Network
  • Mobility Architecture Concepts
  • RF Conditions and Performance
  • Layer 2 infrastructure support
  • Wired Infrastructure Protocols to Support Wireless networks

Module 4: Centralized Web Access

  • Centralized WLC
  • AP Initialization
  • Additional WLC Features
  • IPv6 in Cisco Wireless Environment
  • Client Access Configuration
  • Roaming in a Centralized Architecture

Module 5: Converged Wireless Access

  • Converged WCM Initialization
  • AP connectivity
  • Additional Wireless Features
  • Client Access Configuration
  • Roaming in a Centralized Architecture

Module 6: 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
  • Configure Windows 7 Client Access
  • Configure Wired Infrastructure
  • Configure Centralized WLAN
  • Configure IPv6 Operation in Centralized WLAN
  • Configure Security in Centralized WLAN
  • Configure Guest Access Using Anchor WLC
  • Deploy a Converged Access WLAN
  • Configure Security on a Converged WLAN
  • Implement a FlexConnect WLAN
  • Initialize an Autonomous WLAN
  • Configure Security on an Autonomous AP WLAN
  • Perform Centralized Controller Maintenance
  • Perform WiFi Scanning
  • Investigate Trouble Tickets
  • Perform a Predictive WLAN Design
  • Perform a passive Site Survey Analysis
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