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WMNGI - Managing Cisco Wireless LANs v2.x


Duration: 3 Days




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Course Information

Course Description

​Learn to configure, monitor, and troubleshoot Cisco Unified Wireless Network devices using Cisco Prime NCS. This course is designed to prepare you to use the Cisco Unified Wireless Network management products and applications to configure, administer, manage, troubleshoot, and optimize the network. 

In this course, you will learn to configure, monitor, and troubleshoot Cisco Unified Wireless Network devices using Cisco Prime NCS and to configure, administer, manage, and troubleshoot guest access and mobility services. You will learn how to integrate Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) with Cisco NCS, and after a quick overview of the Cisco Unified Wireless Network management products and applications, you will learn how to install high availability and firewall support for Cisco NCS. You will discover how to give users the appropriate permissions and restrictions for using Cisco NCS, and investigate how to use Cisco NCS to configure components and services for your network.

Classroom PCs are provided to participate in the labs. If you'd rather use your own laptop, please ensure that you have administrative rights to install software used in class.

Course Objectives

​After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Cisco Unified Wireless Network management components to resolve today's network management challenges
  • Configure the NCS
  • Configure components through the Configure tab and templates
  • Configure the guest access feature set
  • Integrate the Cisco Prime NCS and the MSE to provide CAS and track mobile clients
  • Troubleshooting methodology and the various tools available to gather and assess system data to isolate various common NCS failures
  • Monitor wired devices, Cisco ISE, wireless controllers, APs, rogue APs, ad hoc events, and
  • CleanAir heat maps, charts, and reports

Course Audience

​This course is intended for the following audience:

Cisco network planners, network managers, network administrators, TAC personnel, network consulting engineers, field engineers, technical marketing engineers, optimization engineers, project managers, product sales specialists, business development managers, channel partners, and channel partner account managers.

Course Outline

​1. Cisco Unified Wireless Network Management Solutions

Lifecycle Management

Cisco Prime Network Control System

Cisco Mobility Services Engine

Cisco Secure Access Control Server and Cisco Identity Services Engine

2. Network Management System Configuration

Configuring High Availability and Firewall Rules for the NCS

Managing Administrative Users

Navigating NCS

Using the Maps Tool

Using the Planning Tool

3. Component Configuration through the NCS

Configuring Components through the NCS Configuration Tab

Working with Controller and Switch Location Templates

Working with AP Configuration and Migration Templates

Setting Up Auto-Provisioning and Scheduling Configuration Tasks

4. Guest Access

Defining Guest Access Methods

Configuring Guest Access Features through the NCS

5. Mobility Services

Configuring and Integrating the MSE

Configuring and Tuning Context-Aware Services

Tracking Mobile Clients

Supporting Context-Aware Services

Troubleshooting Context-Aware Services

Configuring Adaptive Wireless IPS

6. NCS Maintenance and Troubleshooting Tasks

Performing Maintenance Operations

Troubleshooting NCS Operation Issues

7. Network Monitoring and Troubleshooting

Monitoring and Troubleshooting the Network

Managing Network Performance

Course Prerequisites

​To fully benefit from this course, it is recommended that you have the following prerequisite skills and knowledge:

  • Knowledge of basic WLAN principles
  • Basic knowledge about RF
  • General network management experience
  • Knowledge of Cisco Lifecycle Services
  • Basic Microsoft Windows, Windows networking, and Internet browser navigation skills

Course Schedule
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