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Deploying Advanced Cisco Wireless LANs v1.2

Course Description


The Deploying Advanced Cisco Wireless LAN (WDAWL) v1.2 is a 2-day instructor-led course that introduces learners to the deployment of an efficient wireless LAN (WLAN) enterprise solution. To accomplish this, the course is designed to provide the learner a better understanding and appreciation of the complexities involved in efficiently supporting, client mobility, network efficiency, areas of high client density, high availability, advanced guest networking, and IPv6 support.  


This course is intended for you if you are an IT engineer or administrator that needs to know the fundamentals about planning, installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and maintaining a basic Cisco Wireless LAN infrastructure. This includes installers, SEs, Field Engineers, technical support professionals, network managers, security team members, and administrators.  


The knowledge and skills that a learner should possess before attending this course are as follows:
  • Cisco CCNA certification or equivalent work experience
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows and Windows networking
  • Completion of the Defining Cisco Wireless LAN Essentials (WLE) e-learning course

Key topics

Module1: Client Mobility Between Subnets
  • Same Subnet Roaming
  • Inter-subnet Mobility
  • Advanced Mobility Issues
Module 2: Network Efficiency
  • Configuring Quality of Service
  • Implementing Video Over Wi-Fi
  • Implementing VideoStream and FlexConnect
  • Integrating the WLC With MS Lync SDN
Module 3: High Density Deployment Challenges
  • Effects of Client Density on a Wireless Network
  • Planning for Areas of High Client Density
Module 4: Introduction to Mesh Network
  • Overview of Wireless Mesh Networks
  • Overview of Implementing Wireless Mesh Networks
Module 5: Advanced Guests Networks
  • Providing Advanced Guest Access
  • Implementing Local Policies and Client Profiling
  • Implementing CMX Visitor Connect
Module 6: High Availability
  • Wireless High Availability
Module 7: Implementing IPv6 Support
  • Configuring Clients for IPv6
  • Configuring the Infrastructure for IPv6
  • Lab 1: Connecting to the Remote Lab
  • Lab 2: Configuring QoS on the Controller
  • Lab 3: Monitoring WLC QoS on the Switch Infrastructure
  • Lab 4: Implementing CMX Visitor Connect
  • Lab 5: Implementing Social Auth CMX Visitor Connect
  • Lab 6: Configuring IPv6


After the completion of this course, you will be able to:
  • Describe the steps involved in client mobility at layer 2 and the differences involved in client mobility at layer 3.
  • Discuss the challenges faced in providing a quality user experience in a high density wireless network deployment scenario.
  • Differentiate the operational characteristics of, and implement, a wireless MESH architecture.

Course Duration

2 Days
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