The Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Networking Essentials (IUWNE) course is designed to help students prepare for the CCNA wireless certification, an associate-level certification specializing in the wireless field. The goal of the course is to provide students with information and practice activities to prepare them to help design, install, configure, monitor, and conduct basic troubleshooting tasks for a Cisco wireless LAN (WLAN) in small and medium-size business (SMB) and enterprise installations. This course provides entry-level information, and it does not specialize in any of the advanced features of the Cisco WLAN network solutions.

Target Audience

This course is designed for:

  • Individuals who are involved in the technical management of Cisco Unified Wireless platforms and solutions, which involves installing, configuring, operating, and troubleshooting.

Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Describe the fundamentals of wireless networks
  • Install a Cisco Unified Wireless Network
  • Describe and configure a basic wireless client using either the default operating system or Cisco Wireless LAN (WLAN) adapter configuration utilities
  • Configure wireless security
  • Manage the wireless network with Cisco WCS
  • Maintain and troubleshoot a wireless network

Course Outline

Wireless Fundamentals

  • Describing Wireless Networks and Topologies
  • Describing WLAN RF Principles
  • Describing RF Mathematics
  • Describing Antennas
  • Describing Spread Spectrum Technologies
  • Describing Wireless Regulation Bodies, Standards, and Certifications
  • Examining Wireless Media Access
  • Examining Non-802.11 Wireless Technologies and Their Impact on WLANs
  • Reviewing the Wireless Frame Journey: End to End
  • Identifying Design and Site-Survey Considerations

Basic Cisco WLAN Installation

  • Understanding Cisco Unified Wireless Network Basic Architecture
  • Configuring a Controller
  • Discovering and Associating with a Controller
  • Describing Access Point Operational Modes
  • Roaming
  • Managing the Network from the Controller
  • Configuring and Migrating Standalone Access Points

Wireless Clients

  • Using Default Configuration Tools
  • Configuring the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client
  • Understanding the Cisco Compatible Extensions Program

WLAN Security

  • Describing WLAN Security Components
  • Establishing IEEE 802.11 Security
  • Centralizing WLAN Authentication
  • Describing EAP Authentications
  • Managing Authentication and Encryption Through WPA and WPA2
  • Configuring Wireless Security on Controllers and Clients

Cisco WCS Basics

  • Introducing Cisco WCS and Cisco WCS Navigator
  • Navigating the Cisco WCS Interface
  • Working with Controllers from Cisco WCS
  • Working with Preconfigured Maps
  • Monitoring the Network with Cisco WCS
  • Working with Cisco CleanAir in Cisco WCS

WLAN Maintenance and Troubleshooting

  • Maintaining the System
  • Troubleshooting a Wireless Network

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