Course Outline

Prepare for the Site Survey
  • Identify customer requirements, such as:
  • Business and RF application needs (voice, data, location, and so on)
  • Industry vertical
  • Customer questionnaire
  • 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 (resources, time, access, deployment requirements, and so on)
  • 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
Conduct Post Deployment Assessment
  • Verify RF coverage
  • Verify network applications and performance
  • Reconcile any deployment issues
  • Assemble and deliver installation report to customer

Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Voice Networks

The 642-742 IUWVN Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Voice Networks exam is the exam associated with the CCNP Wireless certification. This exam assesses a candidate’s capability to integrate VoWLAN services into the WLAN and be able to implement QoS, MPLS, and high bandwidth applications into the wireless network.

Course Outline

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 (CUCM, CUCME,QoS, ACS, DHCP,TFTP, routers, security devices, etc.)
  • Describe VoWLAN integration with cellular providers
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

Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Mobility Services

The 642-747 IUWMS Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Mobility Services exam is the exam associated with the CCNP Wireless certification. This exam assesses a candidate’s capability to integrate mobility services into the WLAN, to tune and troubleshoot the WLAN, and to implement indoor enterprise mesh networks.

Course Outline

Implement Location Based Services
  • Describe the impact of direct-attached storage (DAS) for location-based services
  • Tracking mobile clients, including active radio frequency identification (RFID) tag, Wi-Fi devices, and active interferers
  • Describe the applications of RFID, Chokepoint, and TDoA Tags, including compare and contrast Cisco Wireless Control System (Cisco WCS) and third-party applications
  • 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)
  • 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

Implementing Advanced Cisco Unified Wireless Security

The 642-737 IAUWS Implementing Advanced Cisco Unified Wireless Security exam is the exam associated with the CCNP Wireless certification. This exam assesses a candidate’s capability to secure the wireless network from security threats via appropriate security policies and best practices, to properly implement security standards, and to properly configure wireless security components.

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, such as packet analyzers, debugs, logs, Cisco Wireless Control System (WCS), and access control server (ACS)
  • Identify client security risks (driver update, MS hot fixes)
Design and integrate wireless network with NAC
  • Describe the architectures; inband, out-of-band, agent vs. agentless, and the Cisco Network Admission Control (NAC) appliance.
  • 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 (RADIUS based VLAN and ACLs, AAA override)
  • 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 services
  • 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)