Cisco Wireless LAN Fundamentals


Description This course examines the fundamentals of Cisco's wireless LAN technology. Topics will include the concepts of autonomous and lightweight access points and controllers, network management solutions and security. After completing this course, delegates will be able to discuss configuration, management of both autonomous and lightweight wireless networks.

Who should attend

Channel Partners/Resellers


This course is part of the following Certifications:

  • Cisco Advanced Wireless LAN Design Specialist
  • Cisco Advanced Wireless LAN Field Specialist

  • Basic Computer Literacy
  • Knowledge of fundamental networking components and terminology
  • Knowledge of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model
  • Knowledge of basic LAN components and functions

Course Objectives

After completing this course the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe detailed modulation and spreading techniques and how it is used with various antennas
  • Describe detailed technical features, functions and benefits of the WLAN product offerings available from Cisco
  • Define concepts and describe considerations for deploying wireless bridges
  • Configure a Cisco client card with Cisco utilities
  • Configure the core access point and bridge
  • Configure an advanced featured WLAN using a Cisco wireless LAN controller
  • Implement a WLAN management solution available from Cisco
  • Perform an initial configuration of a WLAN
  • Secure a WLAN using security methods and products available from Cisco
  • Describe the requirement necessary for deployment and performing a site survey
  • Describe the steps, concepts and tools available while performing a site survey

Course Content

  • Cisco Aironet WLAN Overview
  • Cisco Aironet WLAN Products
  • Wireless Bridges
  • Aironet Desktop Utility
  • Core Access Point and Bridge Basic Configuration
  • Advanced Feature Set Product Administration
  • WLAN Management Solutions
  • Cisco Wireless Mesh Network Installation
  • Security
  • Site Survey Preparation and Techniques
  • Manual Site Survey Tools and Utilities