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Managing Cisco Wireless LANs v1.2

Course Description


This course is focused on Cisco's Unified Wireless Network Management tools and is designed to provide engineers with the knowledge and skills required to configure, administer, manage, troubleshoot, and optimize the network.  


Any individual involved in managing a network that incorporates wireless devices.


Attendees should meet the following prerequisites
  • Attendance of the CUWN course
  • Understanding of basic networking principles, network management, RF and Cisco Lifecylce Services

Key topics

Cisco Unified Wireless Network Management Solutions
  • Introducing Lifecycle Management
  • Introducing Cisco Prime Network Control System
  • Introducing Cisco Mobility Services Engine
  • Introducing Cisco Identity Services Engine
Network Management System Configuration
  • Configuring High Availability and Firewall Rules for Cisco PI
  • Managing Administrative Users
  • Navigating Cisco PI
  • Using the MapEditor
  • Using the Planning Tool
Component Configuration Through Cisco PI
  • Configuring Components Through Cisco PI Configure Tab
  • Working with Controller Templates and Switch Location Templates
  • Working with AP Configuration and Migration Templates
  • Setting Up Autoprovisioning and Scheduling Configuration Tasks
Guest Access
  • Defining Guest Access Methods
  • Configuring Guest Access Features Through Cisco PI
Mobility Services Engine
  • Configuring and Integrating the MSE
  • Configuring and Tuning Location Services
  • Tracking Mobile Clients
  • Supporting Location Services
  • Troubleshooting Location Services
  • Configuring Adaptive Wireless IPS
Connected Mobile Experience
  • Overview of CMX
  • Implementing CMX
  • Configuring Mobility Services Advertisement Protocol
Application and Device Support
  • Overview of Bonjour Services
  • Overview of Application Visibility and Control (AVC)
NCSMaintenance and Troubleshooting Tasks
  • Performing Maintenance Operations
  • Troubleshooting Cisco PI Operational Issues
Network Monitoring and Troubleshooting
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting the Network
  • Managing Network Performance
  • Lab 2-1: Adding Users
  • Lab 2-2: Customizing a Home Page
  • Lab 2-3: Using the Map Editor
  • Lab 2-4: Using the Planning Tool
  • Lab 3-1: Adding and Configuring Controllers and APs Using Templates
  • Lab 4-1: Configuring Guest Access via Cisco PI
  • Lab 5-1: ConfiguringLocation Services
  • Lab 5-2: UsingLocation Services
  • Lab 5-3:Implementing Adaptive Wireless IPS
  • Lab 8-1: TroubleshootingCisco PIOperational Issues
  • Lab 9-1: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Wired Devices, Controllers, APs, and Rogue APs
  • Lab 9-2: Reports


After the completion of this course, you will be able to:
  • Explain how Cisco Unified Wireless Network management components help resolve current network management challenges
  • Describe how to configure Cisco Prime Infrastructure (PI)
  • Configure components through the Configure tab and templates
  • Configure the guest access feature set
  • Integrate the Cisco PI and the MSE to provide Location Services and track mobile clients
  • Utilize a recommended troubleshooting methodology and the various tools available to gather and assess system data to isolate various common Cisco PI failures
  • Monitor wired devices, Cisco ISE, wireless controllers, APs, rogue APs, ad hoc events, and CleanAir heatmaps, charts, and reports
  • Configure the Connected Mobile Experiences solution
  • Configure Bonjour Services and Application Visibility and Control (AVC) solutions for application and device support

Course Duration

4 Days
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