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CCNA Wireless - Cisco Unified Wireless Networking Essentials bootcamp


Course Duration:  40hrs

Why get this Course?:
This course prepares you to pass the CCNA wireless certification. You will learn how to configure, implement and support wireless LANs using Cisco equipment.

Course Prerequisite:
Any valid Cisco CCENT, CCNA Routing and Switching or any CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.


  • CISCO Routers: 2901, 2801 and 1841
  • CISCO Switches: Catalyst 3550 Layer 3 (Multi-Layer) series, 2900 Series

Course Outline: Exam Code: 200-355 WIFUND Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals (WIFUND)

Chapter 1: RF Fundamentals

  • Describe the propagation of radio waves

      - Frequency, amplitude, phase, wavelength (characteristics)

      - Absorption, reflection, diffraction, scattering, refraction, fading, free space path     loss, multipath

  • Interpret RF signal measurements

      - Signal strength (RSSI, Transmit power, receive sensitivity)

      - Differentiate interference vs. noise

      - Device capabilities (smartphones, laptops, tablets)

      - Define SNR

  • Explain the principles of RF mathematics

      - Compute dBm, mW, Law of 3s and 10s,

  • Describe Wi-Fi antenna characteristics

      - Ability to read a radiation pattern chart

      - Antenna types and uses

      - dBi, dBd, EIRP

Chapter 2: 802.11 Technology Fundamentals

  • Describe basic Wi-Fi governance

     - Describe regional regulatory bodies (such as, FCC / ETSI/ NTT)

     - IEEE 802.11

     - Wi-Fi Alliance

  • Describe usable channel and power combination

- Regional EIRP limitation examples

     - ISM, UNII frequency bands

     - Describe RRM fundamental(s)

  • Describe 802.11 fundamentals

     - Modulation techniques

     - Channel width

     - MIMO / MU-MIMO


         b.Beam forming

         c.Spatial streams

     - Wireless topologies


         b. BSS

         c. ESS

     - Frame types

         a. Management

         b. Control

         c. Data

Chapter 3: Implementing a Wireless Network

  • Describe the various Cisco wireless architectures

     - Cloud

     - Autonomous

     - Split MAC

       a. FlexConnect

       b. Centralized

       c. Converged

  • Describe physical infrastructure connections

     - Wired infrastructures (AP, WLC, access/trunk ports, LAG)

  • Describe AP and WLC management access connections

     - Management connections (Telnet, SSH, HTTP, HTTPS, console)

     - IP addressing: IPv4 / IPv6

     - Management via wireless

Chapter 4: Operating a Wireless Network

  • Execute initial setup procedures Cisco wireless infrastructures

     - Cloud

     - Converged

     - Centralized

     - Autonomous

  • Describe the Cisco implementation of the CAPWAP discovery and join process

     - DHCP

     - DNS

     - Master-controller

     - Primary-secondary-tertiary

  • Distinguish different lightweight AP modes
  • Describe and configure the components of a wireless LAN access for client connectivity using GUI only
  • Identify wireless network and client management and configuration platform options

     - Controller GUI and CLI

     - Prime infrastructure

     - Dashboard

     - ISE

  • Maintain wireless network

     - Perform controller configuration backups

     - Perform code updates on controller, APs, and converged access switches

       a. AireOS: boot loader (FUS), image

       b. IOS-XE: bundle, unbundle

       c. Autonomous

Chapter 5: Configuration of Client Connectivity

  • Identify authentication mechanisms

     - LDAP, RADIUS, local authentication, WebAuth, 802.1X,PSK

  • Configuring WLAN authentication mechanisms on the controller

     - WebAuth, 802.1X, PSK

     - TKIP deprecation

  • Configure client connectivity in different operating systems

     - Android, MacOS, iOS, Windows

  • Describe roaming

     - Layer 2 and Layer 3

     - Intracontroller and intercontroller

     - Centralized mobility

     - Converged mobility

  • Describe wireless guest networking

     - Anchor controller

     - Foreign controller

Chapter 6: Performing Client Connectivity Troubleshooting

  • Validating WLAN configuration settings at the infrastructure side

     - Security settings

     - SSID settings

  • Validating AP infrastructure settings

     - Port level configuration

     - Power source

     - AP and antenna orientation and position

  • Validate client settings

     - SSID

     - Security

     - Device driver version

  • Employ appropriate controller tools to assist troubleshooting

     - GUI logs

     - CLI show commands

     - Monitor pages

        a. CleanAir (controller GUI)

  • Identify appropriate third-party tools to assist troubleshooting

     - OS-based Client utilities

     - Wi-Fi scanners

     - RF mapping tool

Chapter 7: Site Survey Process

  • Describe site survey methodologies and their purpose

     - Offsite (predictive / plan)

     - Onsite

         a. Predeployment (AP on a stick)

         b. Post deployment (validation)

  • Describe passive and active site surveys
  • Identify proper application of site survey tools

     - Spectrum analyzer

        a. Site surveying software

  • Describe the requirements of client real-time and non-real-time applications


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@ Mustafa

You mean po ba you want to take exam on CCNA? If yes, Pwede po kayong mag take dito sa amin we are authorized test center Pearsonvue.
i want to give exam of ccna
Hi Admin,

Kindly please send me the the course syllabus and application form of CCNA security for our HR reference to approve the budget.

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