INSTRUCTOR-LED COURSE

Understanding Cisco Wireless Foundations (WLFNDU)

Course Information

Duration: 5 days

Version: WLFNDU

Price: $3,995.00

Certification:

Exam:

Learning Credits: 40

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OVERVIEW

The Understanding Cisco Wireless Foundations (WLFNDU) v1.0 course gives you the knowledge and skills you need to position, plan, implement, operate, and manage a Cisco© wireless LAN (WLAN) network. This course teaches you how to design, install, configure, monitor, and conduct basic troubleshooting tasks on a Cisco WLAN network of any size.

 

This course does not lead directly to a certification exam, but it does cover foundational knowledge that can help you prepare for professional-level enterprise wireless courses and exams.

Prerequisites:

We recommend but do not require that you have the following knowledge and skills before taking this course

  • General knowledge of networks
  • General knowledge of wireless networks
  • Routing and switching knowledge

 

Target Audience:

  • Network engineer
  • Systems engineer
  • Wireless engineer
  • Technical solutions architect
  • Network administrator
  • Wireless design engineer
  • Network manager

 

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe and implement foundational wireless theory
  • Describe and implement basic wireless security and client access
  • Describe and implement a Cisco wireless network architecture
  • Configure Cisco centralized wireless networks
  • Describe and implement WLAN maintenance and troubleshooting

 

Course Outline:

  • Describing and Implementing Foundational Wireless Theory
  • Describing and Implementing Foundational Wireless Math and Antennas
  • Describing and Implementing Foundational Wireless Operation
  • Describing and Implementing Basic Wireless Security
  • Describing and Implementing 802.1X and Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP)
  • Implementing Wireless Guest Access and Configuring Wireless Security
  • Describing and Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Architecture
  • Describing and Implementing Cisco Wireless Network
  • Describing and Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Wired Support
  • Configuring Cisco Centralized Wireless Networks
  • Describing and Implementing WLAN Maintenance and Troubleshooting

Lab Outline

  • Explore the Physics of Wi-Fi
  • Explore the Wi-Fi Environment
  • Analyze Wireless Frames
  • Configure Client Access
  • Configure the Wired Infrastructure
  • Configure a Centralized Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) Deployment
  • Configure a Centralized WLAN Deployment
  • Configure an IPv6 Operation in a Centralized WLAN Deployment
  • Optimize RF Conditions and Performance for Clients
  • Perform Centralized Controller Maintenance
  • Use Troubleshooting Tools

 

 

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