The Cisco Unified Wireless Networking (CUWN) course enables a network administrator to deploy a WLAN enterprise solution through the identification and successful implementation of site-appropriate hardware and software features in a Cisco Unified Wireless Network.

Target Audience

This course is designed for:

  • Channel Field Engineers
  • Cisco Network Consulting Engineers
  • New UC Partners
  • Customer Network Engineer


Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Identify how the CUWN solution meets the challenges of successful WLAN deployments
  • Select and properly install the Cisco Unified Wireless Network hardware appropriate to site and use requirements
  • Administer CUWN, 802.11 security policies, and QoS appropriately to protect and optimize performance on the wireless network
  • Configure and implement the key CUWN security features to mitigate WLAN security threats
  • Utilize a recommended troubleshooting methodology and the various tools available to gather and assess system data to isolate equipment failures and security threats

Course Outline

Cisco Wireless LAN Solutions

  • Characterizing Cisco Enterprise Wireless LANs
  • Identifying Hardware Models
  • Describing WLC Terms and Protocols

CUWN Installation and Configuration

  • Installing Hardware Components
  • Configuring the WLC Setup
  • Configuring WLC Settings
  • Configuring LAG
  • Configuring IPv6
  • Describing AP Operational Modes
  • Configuring 802.11 Protocols, Performance Optimization, and Auto RF
  • Implementing Cisco CleanAir

CUWN Administration

  • Associating an AP to a WLC
  • Configuring Mobility Groups and Roaming
  • Administering Inpidual WLANs and AP Groups
  • Configuring QoS
  • Performing General Administration
  • Service Provider Enhancements

CUWN Security

  • Describing 802.11 Weak Security Policy
  • Configuring Security Parameters
  • Configuring CUWN to Support 802.1X Authentication

CUWN Maintenance and Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshooting CUWN
  • Gathering VLAN Traffic and Other Data
  • Configuring Policies and Management
  • Loading Device Code and Managing Configuration Data

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