Cisco CUWN – Cisco Unified Wireless Networking 7.2

This course is a product training class which offers hands-on experience with the latest version hardware and software products. Topics include: – Cisco Compatible Extensions v6 – scalability enhancements for the 5508, WiSM-2, and Flex 7500 – service provider enhancements – FlexConnect AAA Override – RF Profiles – alloy QoS – Mobile Concierge 802.11u and MSAP and Stadium Vision – KTS CAC – Wi-Fi Direct – TrustSec – FlexConnect Access Control Lists – FlexConnect Efficient Upgrade.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at Anyone involved in the deployment of a wireless LAN solution.

what you will learn

What you will learn

Upon completion you will know how to:

  • Identify how the Cisco Unified Wireless Network 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 the WLAN, 802.11 security policies, and QoS appropriately to protect and optimize performance on the wireless network
  • Configure and implement the key Cisco Unified Wireless Network 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


Students need to have:

  • Basic networking, including CCNA, CCNA-Wireless or equivalent work experience (recommended).
  • Prior attendance of IUWNE or equivalent experience (recommended).
  • RF / Wireless field experience (helpful).
  • Familiarity with Windows and Windows Networking.
Course outline

Course Outline

Cisco WLAN Solutions

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

Cisco Unified Wireless Network Installation and Configuration

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

Cisco Unified Wireless Network Administration

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

Cisco Unified Wireless Network Security

  • Describing 802.11 Weak Security Policy
  • Configuring Security Parameters
  • Configuring a Cisco Unified Wireless Network to Support 802.1X Authentication

Cisco Unified Wireless Network Maintenance and Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshooting Cisco Unified Wireless Network
  • Gathering VLAN Traffic and Other Data
  • Configuring Policies and Management
  • Loading Device Code and Managing Configuration Data


  • Lab 2-1: CLI Setup and Web Setup
  • Lab 2-2: Controller Web Interface
  • Lab 3-1: AP Association Options, Configurations, and Cisco CleanAir
  • Lab 3-2: Interface Group Configuration
  • Lab 3-3: VideoStream
  • Lab 4-1: Web Authentication
  • Lab 4-2: WPA or WPA2 PEAP-MS-CHAPv2 Authentication
  • Lab 4-3: WPA or WPA2 EAP-FAST Local EAP Authentication
  • Lab 5-1: Pre-Image Download

Follow on

  • CUWSS – Conducting Cisco Unified Wireless Site Survey
  • IAUWS – Implementing Advanced Cisco Unified Wireless Security
  • IUWVN – Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Voice Networks
  • IUWMS – Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Mobility Services

Certification programs
There are no certifications associated with this course.