Duration:

5 Days

Who Should Attend

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Network engineers
  • Network administrators
  • Network managers
  • Systems engineers

The primary audience includes individuals who are involved in the technical management of Cisco platforms and solutions, which involves installing, configuring, operating, and troubleshooting. Network planning and design are covered in other Cisco courses. In this course, the target audience will be referred to generically as “technicians.”

The secondary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Network designers
  • Project managers

Prerequisites

  • ICND1
  • ICND2

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)
  • Cisco CCENT® certification

Learners who are considered for this training will have a basic knowledge of the following:

  • The Cisco lifecycle deployment
  • The Cisco Service-Oriented Network Architecture (SONA)

It is also recommended that learners considered for this training have a basic knowledge of the following:

  • Wireless standards (IEEE)
  • Wireless regulator environment (FCC, European Telecommunications Standards Institute [ETSI], and so on)
  • Wireless certification organization (Wi-Fi Alliance)

Course Content

Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Networking Essentials (IUWNE) v2.0 is an instructor-led course that is designed to help students prepare for the CCNA® wireless certification, an associate-level certification specializing in the wireless field. The goal of the course is to provide students with information and practice activities to prepare them to help design, install, configure, monitor, and conduct basic troubleshooting tasks for a Cisco wireless LAN (WLAN) in small and medium-size business (SMB) and enterprise installations. This course provides entry-level information, and it does not specialize in any of the advanced features of the Cisco WLAN network solutions.

Course Objectives

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

  • Describe the fundamentals of wireless networks
  • Install a Cisco Unified Wireless Network
  • Describe and configure a basic wireless client using either the default operating system or Cisco Wireless LAN (WLAN) adapter configuration utilities
  • Configure wireless security
  • Manage the wireless network with Cisco WCS
  • Maintain and troubleshoot a wireless network

Course Outline

The course contains these components:

  • Course Introduction
  • Wireless Fundamentals
  • Basic Cisco WLAN Installation
  • Wireless Clients
  • WLAN Security
  • Cisco WCS Basics
  • WLAN Maintenance and Troubleshooting