CISCO CCNP Wireless Training

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Cisco Certified Network Professional Wireless (CCNP Wireless) training imbibes the skills to support a Wireless LAN. CCNP Wireless training covers the details related to the design, implementation, operation, and support of operating Cisco Wireless networks and mobility infrastructures. The participants also learn about various wireless networking theories and principles. How to translate business requirements related to networking into technical specifications and henceforth their successful installations is also covered during the detailed course curriculum.

By the end of the training, you will exhibit the following skills:

  • Plan and conduct a wireless site survey
  • Design the RF network
  • Ensure compliance by conducting a post installation assessment  
  • Integrate VoWLAN services and mobility services into the WLAN
  • Implement MPLS, QoS, and high bandwidth applications into the wireless network
  • Tune and troubleshoot the WLAN
  • Implement indoor enterprise mesh networks
  • Implement security standards and configure wireless security
Target audience

The networking professionals responsible for managing wireless networks and mobility infrastructures can get the best out of this training

Prerequisites

Candidates with any of the following qualification can attain the CCNP Wireless credential:

  • CCNA Wireless
  • CCIE certification
Exams
Exam No Course Name          
642-732 CUWSS Conducting Cisco Unified Wireless Site Survey (CUWSS)
642-742 IUWVN Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Voice Networks (IUWVN)
642-747 IUWMS Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Mobility Services (IUWMS)
642-737 IAUWS Implementing Advanced Cisco Unified Wireless Security (IAUWS)

642-732 CUWSS - Conducting Cisco Unified Wireless Site Survey (CUWSS)

642-742 IUWVN - Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Voice Networks (IUWVN)

642-747 IUWMS- Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Mobility Services (IUWMS)

642-737 IAUWS - Implementing Advanced Cisco Unified Wireless Security (IAUWS)

642-732 CUWSS - Conducting Cisco Unified Wireless Site Survey (CUWSS)

Prepare for the Site Survey

  • Identify customer requirements
  • Identify customer facility requirements
  • Identify customer requirements for type of client devices
  • Identify regulatory issues
  • Identify safety and aesthetic considerations
  • Assess existing network infrastructure
  • Assess logistical considerations
  • Determine 802.11n impact on network infrastructure

Plan for the Site Survey

  • Select proper survey mode
  • Determine proper deployment characteristics
  • Select survey equipment
  • Determine site survey best practices for customer environment
  • Identify impact of material attenuation
  • Identify survey documentation needed for customer report

Conduct the Site Survey

  • Conduct a Layer 1 survey (Cisco Spectrum Expert)
  • Select proper antenna to conduct the site survey
  • Conduct the Layer 2 site survey for indoor environment
  • Conduct the Layer 2 site survey for outdoor point-to-point and point- to-multipoint networks
  • Conduct the Layer 2 site survey for outdoor mesh network

Design the RF Network

  • Determine infrastructure requirements
  • Determine the AP count and subsequent controller and license requirements
  • Generate the WLAN design documentation

Generate the WLAN design documentation

  • Verify RF coverage
  • Verify network applications and performance
  • Reconcile any deployment issues
  • Assemble and deliver installation report to customer

642-742 IUWVN - Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Voice Networks (IUWVN)

Describe and Design Voice over Wireless Architecture

  • Describe voice as it applies to the wireless network
  • Design wireless for voice
  • Utilize other design considerations, as per the voice design guide (VAD, MoH, Load balancing, and so on)
  • Validate wireless network design for voice readiness
  • Validate infrastructure requirements for end-to-end voice over wireless

Implement VoWLAN

  • Configure wireless client devices
  • Configure the WLAN for VoWLAN
  • Troubleshoot VoWLAN implementation

Implement QoS for Wireless Applications

  • Describe and implement general considerations for wired QoS
  • Describe and implement the appropriate Wireless QoS deployment schemes
  • Configure WCS/WLC for QoS
  • Reference most current best practice guidelines

Implement Multicast over Wireless

  • Describe general multicast concepts
  • Describe implications for multicast in 802.11
  • Configure multicast in a wireless network
  • Troubleshoot multicast in a wireless network

Prepare the Wireless Network for VIdeo/High- Bandwidth Applications

  • Describe benefits of 802.11n for video
  • Determine bandwidth requirements for specified applications
  • Identify application specific wireless network requirements

642-747 IUWMS - Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Mobility Services (IUWMS)

Describe WLAN Fundamentals

  • Describe the impact of distributed antenna systems (DAS) for location-based services
  • Tracking mobile clients
  • Describe the applications of RFID, Chokepoint, and TDoA Tags
  • Calibrate Received Signal Strength Indicator (RSSI) for the Cisco and third-party implementation
  • Configure, generate, and interpret location and event notifications
  • Configure and tune the Mobility Services Engine (for example, Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) impact on network traffic and platform hardware)
  • NMSP
  • Design access point (AP)/antenna deployment model for location
  • Describe location techniques

Design and Deploy WLAN Infrastructure for Mobility

  • Configure single Service Set Identifier (SSID) designs w/mobility
  • Analyze implications of L2 and L3 roaming
  • Implement high availability
  • Troubleshoot AP join process using the following solutions
  • Implement the following Cisco Unified Wireless best practices
  • Define and implement mobility groups/list
  • Adjust authentication/EAP timers
  • Tune RF environment for context aware services
  • Troubleshooting intercontroller communications

Implement MSE Architecture

  • Describe Cisco Mobility Services Engine (MSE) capabilities and integration with wireless network architecture
  • Deploy context-aware services for specific environments
  • Integrate third-party applications
  • Integrate and manage MSE with Cisco WCS
  • Maintain MSE
  • Troubleshoot MSE operations

Implement and Manage Indoor and Outdoor Mesh

  • Describe wireless Mesh and its benefits
  • Describe the following Mesh operation modes
  • Implement Mesh.
  • Describe Mesh convergence
  • Utilize Cisco WCS for Mesh monitoring
  • Utilize workgroup bridges

Implement Advanced Services and Manage with Cisco WCS and Navigator

  • Install and maintain Cisco WCS/Navigator and perform the following tasks
  • Describe Navigator's role, features, and functions
  • Implement Cisco WCS partitioning and Navigator domains
  • Implement time of day AP power savings
  • Implement scheduled WLAN availability
  • Create and customize Cisco WCS reports
  • Configure background tasks
  • Configure and apply controller and access point templates
  • Monitor and convert autonomous APs
  • Configure WLC auto-provisioning
  • Utilize configuration auditing in Cisco WCS

642-737 IAUWS - Implementing Advanced Cisco Unified Wireless Security (IAUWS)

Integrate Client Device Security

  • Describe Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) authentication process
  • Configure client for secure EAP authentication
  • Configure the AnyConnect client
  • Describe the impact of security configurations on application and client roaming
  • Troubleshoot client wireless authentication issues
  • Identify client security risks

Design and Integrate Wireless Network with NAC

  • Describe the architectures
  • Describe the high-level authentication process flow
  • Configure the WLC for Network Access Controller (NAC)
  • Verify wireless authentication with NAC

Implement Secure Wireless Connectivity Services

  • Configure authentication
  • Configure autonomous AP for RADIUS authentication
  • Configure management frame protection on clients, APs and controllers
  • Configure IBN
  • Define ACS parameters for integration with wireless network
  • Define client and server-side digital certificate requirements
  • Implement ACLs on controller.
  • Troubleshoot secure wireless connectivity services

Design and implement Guest Access Service

  • Describe the architectures for guest access services
  • Configure guest access accounts
  • Configure controller web authentication
  • Configure the anchor and internal controllers
  • Troubleshoot guest access issues

Translate Organizational and Regulatory Security Policies and Enforce Security Compliances

  • Describe Regulatory Compliance Considerations, such as HIPAA, PCI, SOX, and FERPA
  • Segment traffic into different VLANs, based upon
  • Configure administration security on controller and WCS
  • Manage WLC and WCS alarms
  • Utilize security audit tools

Configure Native WLC security Feature Sets - IPS/IDS

  • Utilize WCS or controller for IDS and threat mitigation strategies
  • Identify and mitigate wireless vulnerabilities

Integrate Wireless Network with Advanced Security Platforms

  • Describe end-to-end security Solutions of Cisco and how they Integrate with the Cisco Wireless Solutions
  • Describe the CUWN firewall port configuration requirements
  • Configure the controller for wired IPS/IDS
  • Configure wireless Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) (MSE)

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