Deploying Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks (WIDEPLOY)

Overview

WIDEPLOY is a five day, instructor led training designed to help students prepare for the CCNP Wireless Certification.  The goal is to provide network professionals with information to prepare them to deploy wireless networks using Cisco controller and unified switching architectures policies and best practices, as well as ensure the proper implementation of mobility standars and proper configuration of all aspects of wireless components.  WIDEPLOY provides students hands-on labs to reinforce concepts taught including deploying Cisco AireOS 8.0., Cisco Prime Infrastructure Release 2.2, and Cisco Mobility Services Engine Release 8.0 features.

Target Audience

This course is designed for individuals who are involved in the technical management of Cisco wireless platforms and solutions, which involves installing, configuring, operating, and troubleshooting.  In this course, the target audience will be referred to generically as technicians.  This audience includes:

  • Network Engineers
  • Network Administrators
  • Network Managers
  • System Engineers

Prerequisites

WIDEPLOY is targeted toward wireless network engineers with 3-5 years’ experience in the networking field.
The knowledge and skills that a student must have prior to attending this course are as follows:

  • ICND1
  • WIFUND
It is also strongly recommended that students considered for this training have a basic knowledge of the following:
  • Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Cisco Identity Services Engine
  • Metageek Channelizer Software
  • Voice Signaling Protocol
  • Basic QoS
  • Application Visibility and Control
  • LAN switching

Course Objectives

After completion of this course, students will be able to...

  • Deploy a Wi-Fi infrastructure
  • Configure advanced capabilities in data designs
  • Configure advanced capabilities in voice and real-time application designs
  • Configure advanced capabilities in location designs
  • Configure advanced capabilities in outdoor and high-density designs

Course Outline

Module 1: Deploy a Wi-Fi Infrastructure

  • Lesson 1: Preparing for the Deployment
  • Lesson 2: Determining the Type of Wireless Design
  • Lesson 3: Planning the Base Wi-Fi Network Implementation
  • Lesson 4: Implementing the Base Wi-Fi Network
 Module 2: Configure Advanced Capabilities in Data Designs
  • Lesson 1: Configuring Mobility and Roaming Capabilities
  • Lesson 2: Configuring High Availability Options
  • Lesson 3: Configuring FlexConnect Capabilities
 Module 3: Configure Advanced Capabilities in Voice and Real-Time Application Designs
  • Lesson 1: Configuring QoS and AVC
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Multicast
 Module 4: Configure Advanced Capabilities in Location Designs
  • Lesson 1: Configuring Location and Context-Aware Service on Cisco MSE
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Cisco CMX
 Module 5: Configure Advanced Capabililties in Outdoor and High-Density Designs
  • Lesson 1: Configuring Outdoor and Mesh Capabilities
  • Lesson 2: Configuring High-Density Capabilities

Lab Outline:
Lab 1: Configure Windows 7 Client Access
Lab 2: Configure Wired Infrastructure
Lab 3: Configure Centralized WLAN
Lab 4: Configure IPv6 Operation in Centralized WLAN
Lab 5: Configure Security in Centralized WLAN
Lab 6: Configure Guest Access Using Anchor WLC
Lab 7: Deploy a Converged Access WLAN
Lab 8: Configure Security on a Converged WLAN
Lab 9: Implement a FlexConnect WLAN
Lab 10: Initialize an Autonomous WLAN
Lab 11: Configure Security on an Autonomous AP WLAN
Lab 12: Perform Centralized Controller Maintenance
Lab 13: Perform WiFi Scanning
Lab 14: Investigate Trouble Tickets
Lab 15: Perform a Predictive WLAN Design
Lab 16: Perform a passive Site Survey Analysis

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