CCNP Wireless

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Overview

CCNP Wireless certification addresses the need for designing, implementing, and securing Cisco Wireless networks for optimal performance. CCNP Wireless certification emphasizes wireless networking principles and theory. It also recognizes the expertise and technical acumen of wireless professionals who can assess and translate network business requirements into technical specifications that in turn, result in successful business outcomes.

CCNP Wireless is divided in 4 different topics:
Designing Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks (WIDESIGN)
Deploying Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks (WIDEPLOY)
Troubleshooting Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks (WITSHOOT)
Securing Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks (WISECURE)

Key Features of CCNP Training:

  • Guaranteed Training on Real Time Devices.
  • CCNP Concepts explained in practical and theoretical context.
  • 24*7 Lab Access.
  • 60+ hours of classroom-style training using an interactive whiteboard and projector session.
  • Course Revision – By enrolling once you can avail classes for same training up to 2 times.
  • Smart classrooms fully equipped with projectors, Wi-Fi connectivity, Digital Pads.
  • Support and Guidance if you are applying for Cisco Global Certification.
  • Late night and early morning batch facility.
  • 24*7 Trainers Availability.
  • Training delivered by Experienced and Certified Trainers.
  • Mr. Naiman: CCIE Security

    #54008 Mumbai

Course Details

Course Prerequisites

There are no official prerequisites for the CCNP Wireless training course, however the following is recommended:
*CCENT
*CCNA Routing & Switching
*CCNA Wireless

Basic knowledge of:

Cisco Prime Infrastructure
Cisco Identity Services Engine
Metageek Channelizer Software
Voice Signaling Protocol
Basic QoS
Application Visibility and Control
Control LAN Switching

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Topics:

300-360 WIDESIGN

1.0 Obtaining Customer Requirements as Related to the WLAN Installation

1.1 Identify business and RF application needs

1.2 Identify client density, capabilities and their impact on the wireless network

  • 1.2.a Client quantity, radio type, spatial streams

1.3 Identify the challenges of setting up a wireless network by various vertical markets

1.4 Describe required site survey documentation

  • 1.4.a Customer questionnaire
  • 1.4.b Floor plans & their quality
  • 1.4.c Describe the deliverables of the site survey

1.5 Identify coverage area requirements

  • 1.5.a Mesh
  • 1.5.b High density
  • 1.5.c Security sensitive
  • 1.5.d Real time applications

2.0 Determine Facility Type and Constraints Related to WLAN Deployments

2.1  Describe impact of regulatory domains

  • 2.1.a Mesh
  • 2.1.b Channel and power
  • 2.1.c Multi-national deployments

2.2  Identify deployment location safety considerations

2.3  Identify the impact of customer aesthetic limitations on the installation

2.4  Assess the existing wired and wireless infrastructure

  • 2.4.a Determine high-throughput and very high throughput (VHT) protocol (n/ac) impact
  • 2.4.b Determine existing wireless infrastructure if required

2.5  Identify impact of material attenuation

  • 2.5.a Walls, cubicles, and the likes
  • 2.5.b Single/multi-floor
  • 2.5.c Campus
  • 2.5.d Warehouse/retail
  • 2.5.e Subtitle number 2.2

3.0 WLAN Predictive Design

3.1 Select the criteria used for coverage design

  • 3.1.a Data vs voice vs video vs location

3.2 Demonstrate the impact of frequency planning in a high density environment

  • 3.2.a Band select for high density
  • 3.2.b Optimize 2.4 GHz radio utilization
  • 3.2.c Legacy devices
  • 3.2.d Channel width

3.3 Use PI and Ekahau planning tools to make network plan

  • 3.3.a Enter network requirements in the tool
    • 3.3.a.[i] Capacity requirements
    • 3.3.a.[ii] Coverage requirements
  • 3.3.b Define the environment
    • 3.3.b.[i] Maps and scale
    • 3.3.b.[ii] Types of RF obstacles
  • 3.3.c Place and configure simulated APs and antennas
    • 3.3.c.[i] Place simulated APs (manual, automatics)
    • 3.3.c.[ii] Adjust APs and Antennas / AP TX power height and down tilt
  • 3.3.d Analyze key network metrics using heat maps for 2.4 and 5GHz
    • 3.3.d.[i] Analyze coverage, SNR, and channel overlap
    • 3.3.d.[ii] Analyze AP placements in regards to real time handoffs around corner

4.0 Pre-Deployment Site Survey

4.1 Identify the appropriate site survey equipment and access requirements based on environmental needs

4.2 Complete the Layer 2 site survey for indoor, and outdoor MESH environments

  • 4.2.a Select proper AP and antenna for conducting site survey
  • 4.2.b Configure AP
  • 4.2.c Survey for worst case client

4.3 Complete Layer 1 survey (Cisco CleanAir, Metageek Chanalyzer)

5.0 Post-Deployment Site Survey

5.1 Verify RF coverage

  • 5.1.a Utilize tools (Ekahau) for audit
  • 5.1.b RRM, controller
  • 5.1.c Analyze SNR, channel overlap, and packet loss

5.2 Verify network applications and performance

  • 5.2.a Apply PI tools (voice readiness, location readiness, site calibration)

5.3 Reconcile any deployment issues

5.4 Assemble and deliver installation report to customer

  • 5.4.a Indoor
  • 5.4.b Outdoor MESH

6.0 Design the Infrastructure of the Wireless Network

6.1 Determine physical infrastructure requirements

  • 6.1.a AC Power and POE
  • 6.1.b Understand cable plant considerations
  • 6.1.c Mounting considerations: NEMA
  • 6.1.d Outdoor grounding and lighting protection
  • 6.1.e Rack capacity
  • 6.1.f Switch port capacity

6.2 Determine logical infrastructure requirements

  • 6.2.a Determine AP count, controller count, and license requirements
  • 6.2.b Decide the type of architecture for the deployment

6.3 Describe IPv6 optimization on the WLC

  • 6.3.a RA filter
  • 6.3.b DHCP Server guard
  • 6.3.c DHCPv6 Source guard

7.0 Describe and Design Wireless Architecture for Real time Applications

7.1 Describe the relationship between real time applications & the wireless networks

  • 7.1.a Packet Error Rate (PER)
  • 7.1.b RF Coverage
  • 7.1.c Bit Error Rate (BER)
  • 7.1.d QoS
  • 7.1.e Call Admission Control (CAC)
  • 7.1.f Client roaming decision algorithm

7.2 Describe voice and video as they apply to the wireless network

  • 7.2.a Device capabilities (hardware and software)
  • 7.2.b Call setup/data flow overview
  • 7.2.c Other wireless voice and video services (i.e. Jabber, Lync, Skype, Viber, Facetime)
  • 7.2.d Standards and WIFI Alliance (WFA) certifications (.11r, .11e, .11n/ac, .11k, CCKM, voice enterprise, voice personal, WMM, UAPSD)
  • 7.2.e Cisco Compatible Extensions (voice features)
  • 7.2.f Voice and video codecs
  • 7.2.g Skinny Client Control Protocol (SCCP)
  • 7.2.h Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)

7.3 Describe real time applications (other than voice and video) as they apply to the wireless network

  • 7.3.a Session based and non-session based
  • 7.3.b Roaming sensitivity
  • 7.3.c Disconnection issue

7.4 Design wireless roaming parameters for supporting real time applications

  • 7.4.a 802.11 r/k, CCKM, OKC, mobility groups, interface groups,
  • 7.4.b Tuning RF parameters
  • 7.4.c AP placement considerations

7.5 Design wireless parameters for supporting real time applications

  • 7.5.a Minimum speed requirements-RSSI and SNR
  • 7.5.b Client transmit and receive sensitivity / mismatch with AP
  • 7.5.c Cell overlap requirements
  • 7.5.d Cell separations
  • 7.5.e Traffic control and management, QoS, VLAN, WMM, AVC
  • 7.5.f Delay and jitter requirements
  • 7.5.g CAC and TSPEC
  • 7.5.h Spectrum
  • 7.5.i 802.11n/ac enhancements
  • 7.5.j Concurrent client connections
  • 7.5.k Band select
300-365 WIDEPLOY

1.0 Implement QoS for Wireless Applications

1.1 Describe and implement general considerations for wired QoS

  • 1.1.a Configurations
  • 1.1.b DSCP/IP precedence to 802.1p mapping
  • 1.1.c Voice VLAN
  • 1.1.d Trust boundaries

1.2 Describe and implement the appropriate wireless QoS deployment schemes

  • 1.2.a 802.11e / WMM
  • 1.2.b Mapping-wired to wireless
  • 1.2.c Alloy QOS

1.3 Configure infrastructure QoS for wireless clients

  • 1.3.a CAC
  • 1.3.b TSPEC
  • 1.3.c EDCA parameters
  • 1.3.d Queues
  • 1.3.e Bandwidth control and override

1.4 Implement AVC

  • 1.4.a Configure AVC
    • 1.4.a.[i] Profiles
    • 1.4.a.[ii] Netflow/NBAR2
  • 1.4.b Monitor AVC
    • 1.4.b.[i] Controller
    • 1.4.b.[ii] PI

2.0 Implement Multicast over Wireless

2.1 Describe general multicast concepts

  • 2.1.a PIM
  • 2.1.b Cisco Group Management Protocol
  • 2.1.c IGMP snooping
  • 2.1.d RP

2.2 Describe implications for multicast in 802.11

  • 2.2.a Highest mandatory data rate
  • 2.2.b Unicast and multicast modes
  • 2.2.c Roaming
  • 2.2.d Controllers having same CAPWAP multicast group
  • 2.2.e Video stream (reliable multicast)
  • 2.2.f mDNS

2.3 Configure multicast in a wireless network

  • 2.3.a Infrastructure multicast group
  • 2.3.b IGMP snooping on the controller
  • 2.3.c Video stream (reliable multicast)
  • 2.3.d Switch peer group / Mobility group multicast

2.4 Configure mDNS

  • 2.4.a mDNS gateway
  • 2.4.b LSS
  • 2.4.c Service advertisement
  • 2.4.d MAC priority
  • 2.4.e AAA override
  • 2.4.f ISE portal
  • 2.4.g Static advertisements on converged access
  • 2.4.h mDNS profiling

3.0 Implement High Density

3.1 Design for High Density

  • 3.1.a High client count (high capacity)
  • 3.1.b High AP count (high density)

3.2 Implement RXSOP

3.3 Implement enhanced roaming

3.4 Implement AP Groups

  • 3.4.a RF profiles

3.5 Implement interface groups

3.6 Implement client limits

  • 3.6.a Per Radio
  • 3.6.b Per WLAN
  • 3.6.c Per Interface

4.0 Design and Deploy WLAN Infrastructure for Mobility

4.1 Describe the impact of client VLAN assignment on mobility

  • 4.1.a AP group VLANS
  • 4.1.b Identity based networking

4.2 Minimize inter controller roaming

4.3 Describe mobility control plane architectures

4.4 Describe mobility tunneling process

  • 4.4.a Formation
    • 4.4.a.[i] Ability to identify the tunnels created
  • 4.4.b Tear down
  • 4.4.c Messaging
  • 4.4.d Handoff types

4.5 Implementing client mobility

  • 4.5.a Switch Peer Group (SPG)
  • 4.5.b Mobility groups
  • 4.5.c Mobility lists
  • 4.5.d Anchoring
  • 4.5.e Virtual interface continuity
  • 4.5.f Mobility Optimization (11k/11v)
  • 4.5.g Verify resulting mobility tunneling structure

5.0 Implement Cisco MSE Architecture

5.1 Describe Cisco MSE capabilities and integration with wireless network architecture

  • 5.1.a Context aware
  • 5.1.b Adaptive wireless IPS
  • 5.1.c Analysis
  • 5.1.d CleanAir
  • 5.1.e Scalability

5.2 Describe location techniques

  • 5.2.a Angulation
  • 5.2.b Cell of origin
  • 5.2.c TDoa and ToA lateration
  • 5.2.d RSS lateration
  • 5.2.e Pattern recognition
  • 5.2.f RF Fingerprinting
  • 5.2.g Compare probe based location vs data frame based location
  • 5.2.h Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)

5.3 Identify the relevant parameters required Initialize MSE for network operations

5.4 Implement base location services

  • 5.4.a Calibration procedure
    • 5.4.a.[i] PI based
    • 5.4.a.[ii] Ekahau based
  • 5.4.b Complex environments
    • 5.4.b.[i] Mixed use environments
    • 5.4.b.[ii] Complex RF environments
    • 5.4.b.[iii] Small areas ( i.e new presence capabilities)
    • 5.4.b.[iv] Multi-floor facilities
    • 5.4.b.[v] Recalibration
  • 5.4.c NMSP
  • 5.4.d Synchronization
  • 5.4.e History parameters
  • 5.4.f Tracking parameters
    • 5.4.f.[i] Active RFID tag
    • 5.4.f.[ii] WiFi-Devices
    • 5.4.f.[iii] Active Interferes
    • 5.4.f.[iv] Rogue devices

5.5 Implement advanced location services

  • 5.5.a Analytics
    • 5.5.a.[i] Location (zone based)
    • 5.5.a.[ii] Presence (site based)
  • 5.5.b Visitor connect
  • 5.5.c Describe AppEngage
  • 5.5.d Facebook for Wi-Fi
  • 5.6 Integrate MSE with PI
  • 5.6.a Identify the relevant components to integrate the MSE with PI
  • 5.6.b Identify the relevant steps to Integrate MSE with PI
  • 5.6.c Identify the relevant steps required to Maintain MSE

6.0 Design and Implement FlexConnect Architecture

6.1 Compare and contrast the components of FlexConnect architecture

  • 6.1.a Local switching vs Central switching
  • 6.1.b Local Auth vs Central Auth
  • 6.1.c Connected mode vs Standalone mode

6.2 Describe and implement the capabilities of a FlexConnect group

  • 6.2.a VLAN mapping
  • 6.2.b ACLs
  • 6.2.c AP Image upgrade
  • 6.2.d Authentication and key management
  • 6.2.e Central vs Local DHCP

6.3 Describe the impact of FlexConnect architecture on roaming

  • 6.3.a ACLs
  • 6.3.b Authentication
  • 6.3.c Key management
  • 6.3.d Real time application

6.4 Describe and implement Office Extend operation

  • 6.4.a Configuration
    • 6.4.a.[i] Controller
    • 6.4.a.[ii] AP
  • 6.4.b Split tunneling for printing and general traffic

7.0 Implement Controller and AP High Availability

7.1 Configure the wireless network for high availability

  • 7.1.a LAG vs Port based
  • 7.1.b Backup primary and backup secondary outside of mobility group
  • 7.1.c Anchor controller redundancy

7.2 Configure high availability for the AP

  • 7.2.a AP fallback
  • 7.2.b AP prioritization
  • 7.2.c Legacy primary ,secondary, and tertiary

7.3 Configure high availability for the Controller

  • 7.3.a AireOS
    • 7.3.a.[i] Stateful switch over (SSO)
  • 7.3.b IOS-XE
    • 7.3.b.[i] Stateful switch over (SSO)
    • 7.3.b.[ii] Stacking

8.0 Wireless Bridging (MESH)

8.1 Describe the following MESH AP modes of operation

  • 8.1.a RAP
  • 8.1.b MAP
  • 8.1.c Flex on MESH

8.2 Describe the considerations for a MESH deployment

  • 8.2.a Hop count
  • 8.2.b Backhaul caveats
  • 8.2.c AP authorization
  • 8.2.d Outdoor RF considerations
  • 8.2.e VLAN transparent bridging

8.3 Describe the convergence of a MESH network

  • 8.3.a Cisco AWPP
  • 8.3.b Bridge group names
  • 8.3.c Parent selection
  • 8.3.d Fast convergence modes
  • 8.3.e Re-convergence

8.4 Implement workgroup bridge

  • 8.4.a Proprietary
    • 8.4.a.[i] Reliable multicast
    • 8.4.a.[ii] Roaming
  • 8.4.b Universal

8.5 Describe the passive client feature

  • 8.5.a No IP address learning
  • 8.5.b Third party WGB support
300-370 WITSHOOT

1.0 Troubleshooting Methodology

1.1 Apply the appropriate trouble shooting methods to identify an issue

  • 1.1.a Bottom up
  • 1.1.b Top down
  • 1.1.c Divide and Conquer
  • 1.1.d Shoot from the hip

1.2 Utilize the appropriate tools to assist in isolating an issue

  • 1.2.a Interpret Show commands
  • 1.2.b Interpret Debug commands
  • 1.2.c Interpret Config analyzer output
  • 1.2.d Interpret Sniffer traces
  • 1.2.e Interpret Spectrum analysis
  • 1.2.f Interpret Ekahau output

2.0 Troubleshoot AP Joining Issues

2.1 Resolve controller discovery issues

  • 2.1.a Compare controller discovery methods
  • 2.1.b Analyze Controller selection method

2.2 Resolve DTLS session establishment issues

2.3 Resolve AP Joining issues

  • 2.3.a Analyze join phase issues
  • 2.3.b Analyze configuration phase issues

3.0 Troubleshoot Client Connectivity Issues

3.1 Identify and resolve authentication issues

  • 3.1.a Identify 802.11 issues
  • 3.1.b Analyze external EAP issues
  • 3.1.c Resolve local EAP issues
  • 3.1.d Resolve WebAuth issues

3.2 Identify RF signal issues

  • 3.2.a Analyze poor RSSI/SNR issues due to AP-client positions
  • 3.2.b Evaluate degraded RF conditions in the cell
  • 3.2.c Evaluate excessive retries
  • 3.2.d Resolve poor roaming performances (client stickiness or cell overlap issues)

3.3 Resolve supplicant configuration issues – (iOS, Android, Windows, MAC OS, year 2013+)

3.4 Troubleshooting autonomous AP links

  • 3.4.a Troubleshooting work group bridge connectivity
  • 3.4.b Troubleshoot WGB roaming issues
  • 3.4.c Evaluate AP to AP EAP authentication issues
  • 3.4.d Resolve root and non-root connectivity issues

4.0 Identify and Locate RF Interferences

4.1 Identify and mitigate rogues

  • 4.1.a Characterize rogue clients and rogue access point
  • 4.1.b Implement rogue mitigation techniques

4.2 Manage non-802.11 interferences

  • 4.2.a Detect and characterize non-802.11 interferences
  • 4.2.b Evaluate interference zone of impact
  • 4.2.c Assess interference security severity

5.0 Troubleshoot Client Performance Issues

5.1 Characterize roaming issues

  • 5.1.a Identify client stickiness
  • 5.1.b Mitigate ping pong effect
  • 5.1.c Resolve cross-band roaming issues

5.2 Evaluate throughput and data rate issues

  • 5.2.a Identify rate shifting issues
  • 5.2.b Evaluate incompatible client requirements vs AP settings

5.3 Identify the source of poor user experience

  • 5.3.a Evaluate L2 issues vs upper Layer issues
  • 5.3.b Identify cell design issues
  • 5.3.c Mitigate Overlapping Basic Service Sets (OBSS) issues in high density designs
  • 5.3.d Resolve channel planning issues

6.0 Identify Common Wired Infrastructure Issues Based on the Output From Common Troubleshooting Tools

6.1 Identify DHCP – DHCPv4 / DHCPv6 issues

6.2 Identify DNS issues

6.3 Identify VLAN issues

6.4 Analyze end to end IP connectivity issues

6.5 Assess POE issues

6.6 Describe stacking as it related to wireless licenses and WCM role

7.0 Troubleshoot WLC and AP High Availability Issues

7.1 Troubleshoot primary, secondary, tertiary controller join issues

  • 7.1.a Resolve configuration mismatch
  • 7.1.b Address capacity and capability mismatch

7.2 Troubleshoot Stateful Switch Over (SSO) issues

  • 7.2.a Resolve primary and backup communication issues
  • 7.2.b Assess primary and backup unsynchronized elements
  • 7.2.c Analyze AP and client failover process

Exam Details

Exam Name Exam Code Duration Registration
Designing Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks (WIDESIGN) 300-360 WIDESIGN 90 minutes (60-70 questions) Pearson VUE
Deploying Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks (WIDEPLOY) 300-365 WIDEPLOY 90 minutes (60-70 questions) Pearson VUE
Troubleshooting Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks (WITSHOOT) 300-370 WITSHOOT 90 minutes (60-70 questions) Pearson VUE
Securing Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks (WISECURE) 300-375 WISECURE 90 minutes (60-70 questions) Pearson VUE

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • 1

    Performing site surveys for voice, location and data applications.

  • 2

    Configuring infrastructure devices for implementing a voice-over WLAN.

  • 3

    Preparing the wireless LAN for high-bandwidth applications and video support.

  • 4

    Introducing Location-based Services & Mobility Services Engine.

  • 5

    Managing security of the WLAN using integrated security features of network controller.

  • 6

    Integrating WLAN controller with high security platforms of wired network.

Job Oppurnities

  • Wireless Designers
  • Wireless Planners
  • Networking Professionals
  • IT Managers

Training Plan

Weekday Batch: Mon - Fri
Duration Timing Mode Cost
4 weeks 4 Hours / Day Online/Onsite 60000 INR
Weekend Batch: Sat - Sun
Duration Timing Mode Cost
2 months 6 Hours / Day Online/Onsite 60000 INR

Group Discount

  • In a Group of 2 discount will be 10% per head
  • In a Group of 3 discount will be 15% per head
  • In a Group of 4 discount will be 20% per head

Schedule

Upcoming Batches
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Weekday 1 Jan 2018
29 Jan 2018
24 Feb 2018
23 Mar 2018
21 Apr 2018
20 May 2018
Weekend 6 Jan 2018
25 Feb 2018
25 Mar 2018
25 Apr 2018
25 May 2018
25 Jun 2018
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