Engineering Cisco Meraki Solutions Part 1 (ECMS1)

Engineering Cisco Meraki Solutions Part 1 (ECMS1) v2.1 is a 1-day introductory course that equips you with the

knowledge and skills to confidently operate Cisco Meraki solutions as a unified management system of an

entire network from a centralized dashboard.

Through a full day of instruction including live demos and guided lab practice, you will learn how to implement

core configurations for a full stack solution in the Meraki Dashboard and leverage essential Meraki Dashboard

tools to enforce device security policies, deploy software and apps, and perform remote, live troubleshooting

on managed devices. This is the first of two courses that prepare you to take the Cisco Meraki Solutions

Specialist certification exam. This course, along with ECMS – Part 2, prepares you for the 500-220 Cisco Meraki

Solutions Specialist exam.

Course Information

Price: $995.00
Duration: 1 day
Learning Credits: 12
Course Delivery Options

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Train face-to-face with the live instructor.

Access to on-demand training content anytime, anywhere.

Attend the live class from the comfort of your home or office.

Interact with a live, remote instructor from a specialized, HD-equipped classroom near you. An SLI sales rep will confirm location availability prior to registration confirmation.

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Before taking this course, you should have earned CCNA certification or be familiar with:

  • Basic network fundamentals and building simple LANs
  • Basic IP addressing and subnets
  • Routing and switching fundamentals
  • Basic wireless networking concepts and terminology

The following recommended Cisco offering may help you meet these prerequisites:

  • Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)


Target Audience:

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Meraki operators interested in introductory-level technical training or in preparing for the Cisco
  • Meraki Solutions Specialist certification.
  • Anyone who would like to gain experience in understanding, configuring, and troubleshooting
  • Meraki networking environments with the Meraki Dashboard.

The course is also ideal for those who hold the following titles:

  • Consulting Systems Engineer
  • Deployment Engineer
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • Network Manager
  • Site Reliability Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Technical Solutions Architect
  • Wireless Design Engineer
  • Wireless Engineer


Course Objectives:

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

  • Describe cloud architecture, administration, and licensing
  • Understand hardware and features of all product families
  • Implement best practices for troubleshooting and when to contact support


Course Outline:

  • Describing the Cloud and the Cisco Meraki Dashboard
  • Single Pane of Glass Management
  • Cisco Meraki Full Stack Capabilities
  • Describing Cisco Meraki Products and Administration
  • Cisco Meraki MX Security and SD-WAN Appliance
  • Cisco Meraki MS Switches
  • Describing Cisco Meraki Troubleshooting
  • Cisco Meraki Dashboard Sync and Real-Time Tools
  • Integration of Cisco Meraki Monitoring and Troubleshooting Tools in Existing Systems

Lab Outline

  • Configure the Cisco Meraki Dashboard
  • Basic initial device setup
  • Enable Advanced Features and Optimize Networking
  • Enable advanced cisco Meraki dashboard features and optimize network
  • Troubleshoot the Network using the Cisco Meraki Dashboard
  • Troubleshoot and fine-tune the network and wireless configuration