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Cisco WIFUND – Wireless Network Fundamentals

The Cisco WIFUND course is the 3.0 version of the previous Cisco IUWNE course and has updated content for the wireless specialization. As of 14 of December 2015, the 640-722 IUWNE exam will be replaced with the 200-355 WIFUND exam.

During the Cisco WIFUND course you will learn how to install, configure, operate and troubleshoot Cisco wireless platforms and solutions.

Start DateDate StatusDeliveryInstructor
2019-10-07Not GuaranteedBucharest, ClassroomMihai Dumitrascu
Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at anyone interested in specializing in Cisco’s wireless technology.

what you will learn

What you will learn

Upon completion you will be able to:

  • Understand the basic RF principles and characteristics
  • Understand WLAN security methods and access with differing client devices
  • Define the Cisco WLAN architecture and the underling infrastructure used to support it
  • Implement a Centralized wireless access network using AireOS or IOS-XE wireless LAN controllers
  • Implement 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 the requirements for a WLAN design
Prerequisites

Prerequisites

It is recommended but not required, that students have:

  • Completed the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 and 2
  • Hold the CCENT certification
Course outline

Course Outline

Wireless Fundamentals

  • Explain Wireless Fundamentals
  • Describe RF Principles
  • Understand RF Mathematics
  • Describe Antenna Characteristics
  • Describe the Basics of Spread Spectrum
  • Describe Wireless Media Access
  • Describe Wireless Governance
  • Discovery Lab 1: Practice RF Math
  • Discovery Lab 2: Calculate EIRP and Choose the Correct Antenna
  • Discovery Lab 3: Explore the RF Spectrum
  • Discovery Lab 4: Analyze Wireless Frames

Security and Client Access

  • Describe Wireless Security Components
  • Explain 802.11 Security
  • Explain 802.1X/EAP Framework
  • Describe EAP Authentication
  • Describe WPA and WPA2 Security
  • Provide Guest Access
  • Native Operating Systems for WLAN Connectivity
  • Configure Smart Handheld Clients
  • Discovery Lab 5: Review Centralized Authentication

Define the Cisco Wireless Network Architecture

  • Define Cisco Wireless Network Deployment Options
  • Define One Management
  • Define One Policy
  • Define the Cisco One Network
  • Mobility Architecture Concepts
  • Optimize RF Conditions and Performance for Clients
  • Describe Layer 2 Infrastructure Support
  • Describe Protocols Used in Wired Infrastructure to Support Wireless

Implement Centralized Wireless Access

    • Initialize a Centralized WLC

Describe AP Initialization Explore Additional WLC Features Implement IPv6 in a Cisco Wireless Environment Configure Client Access Implement Roaming in the Centralized Architecture Discovery Lab 6: Initialize a Centralized WLAN Deployment

Implement Converged Wireless Access

  • Initialize a Converged WCM
  • Describe AP Connectivity
  • Explore Additional Wireless Features
  • Configure Client Access
  • Implement Roaming in the Converged Architecture

Implement Small and Remote Wireless Access

  • Overview of the FlexConnect Architecture
  • Overview of the Autonomous Architecture
  • Overview of the Cloud Architecture

WLAN Maintenance and Troubleshooting

  • Describe Wireless Maintenance
  • Explain Troubleshooting Tools
  • Describe Troubleshooting Methodology

WLAN Design

  • Predictive WLAN Design Process
  • WLAN Site Survey Process

Labs:

  • Lab 1: Configure Windows 7 Client Access
  • Lab 2: Configuring the Wired Infrastructure
  • Lab 3: Configuring the Centralized WLAN Deployment
  • Lab 4: Configuring IPv6 Operation in a Centralized WLAN Deployment
  • Lab 5: Configuring Security in a Centralized WLAN Deployment
  • Lab 6: Configuring Guest Access Using the Anchor WLC
  • Lab 7: Deploying a Converged Access WLAN
  • Lab 8: Configuring Security on a Converged WLAN Deployment
  • Lab 9: Implement a FlexConnect WLAN Deployment
  • Lab 10: Initialize an Autonomous WLAN Deployment
  • Lab 11: Configure Security on an Autonomous AP WLAN Deployment
  • Lab 12: Configure Security on a Cloud WLAN Deployment
  • Lab 13: Perform Centralized Controller Maintenance
  • Lab 14: Perform WiFi Scanning
  • Lab 15: Challenge—Various Trouble Tickets
  • Lab 16: Perform a Predictive WLAN Design
  • Lab 17: Perform Passive Site Survey Analysis

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Start Date Date Status Delivery Instructor
2019-10-07 Not Guaranteed Bucharest, Classroom Mihai Dumitrascu