Scalable WLAN Design & implementation (SWDI)

Introduction

  • Review topics from the IAW V8 course
  • AP terminology
  • GUI Hierarchy
  • WLAN forwarding modes
  • Explain the features of AOS 8

Mobility Master Redundancy

  • Explain VRRP setup
  • DB synchronization procedures
  • Validating MM DB synchronization

Mobility Master and MC Operations

  • Grow the network to multiple controllers
  • Review the configuration hierarchy
  • MC deployments methods
  • Explain advanced license features

Multizone

  • Describe Multizone
  • Explain Multizone AP functional flow
  • Describe the functions of primary and data zones
  • Troubleshooting Multizone setup

Introduction to MC clusters

  • Reviews advantages of a MC cluster
  • The cluster leader election process
  • Defines the MC cluster roles
  • AP and user mapping into a cluster
  • Requirements for hitless cluster failover
  • AP and user load balancing within the cluster

Mobility

  • Explain standard 802.11 roaming
  • Describes single and multi-controller roaming
  • Defines the advantages of cluster mobility

Role Derivation

  • Review of policies and rules
  • Explains role derivation using VSAs
  • Description of user rules
  • Description of authentication default roles
  • Explains how to troubleshoot role derivation

Remote Access

  • Review of all remote access methods RAP/ VIA / IAP-VPN / branch controller
  • Explains RAP certification and setup methods
  • Configuration of RAP WLAN
  • Explores the options for RAP redundancy
  • Explains how to troubleshoot RAP setup
  • VIA configuration, downloading and installation
  • Explains how to troubleshoot VIA setup

Voice Optimization

  • Review of voice QOS
  • Explanation of WMM
  • Description of UCC Heuristic and SDN API mode
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting voice connections

Mesh

  • Explains mesh networks and technology
  • Configuration of mesh clusters

Administration

  • Explains management accounts and password reset
  • Configuration of guest provisioning accounts
  • The use of authentication using RADIUS or TACACS
  • Describes how to disable console access

Operations

  • Explains how to upgrade new images
  • Describes AP preloading
  • Explains cluster in service upgrade
  • Auto roll backs of configuration
  • Describes loadable in service modules

AirGroup

  • Explains the Aruba AirGroup solution
  • Configuration of AirGroup with limitations
  • Explores the integration with ClearPass
  • Monitoring AirGroup servers and users

Tunneled Node

  • Explains port based tunneled node
  • Explains user based tunneled node
  • Describes the interaction between switches and Mobility controllers
  • Explains how to troubleshoot tunnel connections

AirWave Introduction

  • Explains the different features of AirWave
  • The use of groups and folders
  • AirWave features description
  • Configuration of device credentials and adding devices

AirWave Network Health

  • Explains diagnostic page indications
  • Describe network health graphs to identify network issues
  • Performance graphs to help in network planning
  • The use of clarity to direct administrator to the source of the problem

AirWave Client and Device Troubleshooting

  • Explains how to find a client and troubleshoot association issues
  • Diagnosing associated client issues
  • Investigating client SNR
  • Describes AP, network and controller diagnosing
  • Explains how to monitor a MC cluster within AirWave

AirWave VisualRF, Reports and Alerts

  • Explains the different VirtualRF display options
  • Describes the VisualRF application monitoring
  • Configuration of triggers to create alerts
  • Generation of 22 type of reports as well as custom reports