The Cisco Wireless Mesh Networking (CWMN) course introduces the Cisco Lightweight Outdoor Mesh Access Point. The course provides a technology overview, design and deployment options, and product configuration with hands on labs.

Target Audience

This course is designed for:

  • System Engineers
  • Channel Partners/Resellers


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

  • Explore how to create a mesh network
  • Review basic controller configuration and wireless LAN configuration
  • Demonstrate how to install access points
  • Examine the requirements necessary for designing a wireless mesh network
  • Explore various verification and troubleshooting tools and commands.

Course Outline

Describing the Cisco Wireless Mesh Solution

  • Mesh Network Overview: Components, Protocols, and Functionality
  • Mesh Network Features and Applications

Configuring a WLAN Controller

  • LAN Controller Overview: Configuration Basics
  • LAN Controller Security and Mobility

Installation, Configuration, and Maintenance of Mesh Networks

  • Installing Cisco Aironet Access Points
  • Access Point and Bridging Group Configurations
  • Configuring the Controller, Using the GUI to Add the Access Point to the Mesh Network
  • Connectivity Verification
  • Cisco WCS Map and Mesh Enhancements

Wireless Mesh Design Requirements

  • RF Theory
  • Access Point Roles
  • 802.11h Standard
  • Selecting Antennas

Verifying and Troubleshooting

  • Validating WLAN Configurations
  • CLI Support Tools
  • Identifying Other Considerations for Troubleshooting
  • GUI Support Tools

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