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Understanding Cisco Wireless Foundations

  • Course Code WLFNDU
  • Duration 5 days
  • Version 2.0

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£2,995.00

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

  • Company Event

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  • Public Classroom

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  • Virtual Learning

    Learning that is virtual

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Course Overview

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The Understanding Cisco Wireless Foundations (WLFNDU) course provides the knowledge and skills needed to configure, manage, and troubleshoot a Cisco wireless LAN (WLAN) network. Topics include understanding critical aspects of RF technology, industry standards for Wi-Fi and security, how to design, install, and configure a WLAN network of any size, as well as using Cisco DNA Center.

This course is worth 30 Continuing Education (CE) credits towards recertification

Course Schedule

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    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 23-27 September, 2024
    • Location: Virtual

    £2,995.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 16-20 December, 2024
    • Location: Virtual

    £2,995.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 24-28 March, 2025
    • Location: Virtual

    £2,995.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 16-20 June, 2025
    • Location: Virtual

    £2,995.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 15-19 September, 2025
    • Location: Virtual

    £2,995.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 01-05 December, 2025
    • Location: Virtual

    £2,995.00

Target Audience

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Anyone involved in the configuration and management of a Cisco Wireless LAN network.

Course Objectives

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After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Describe and implement foundational wireless theory  
  • Describe and implement foundational wireless math and antennas  
  • Describe and implement foundational wireless operation including Wi-Fi 6  
  • Describe security and client access in a wireless network  
  • Implement 802.1X and Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) 
  • Implement wireless guest access and configure wireless security  
  • Describe Cisco wireless architecture components and deployment options  
  • Describe Cisco wireless architecture and its deployment modes, the Control and Provisioning of Wireless Access Points (CAPWAP) protocol, and the Cisco WLC and AP line up  
  • Describe the wired support for implementing wireless networks  
  • Deploy Cisco centralized wireless networks using Cisco 9800 WLC  
  • Describe the centralized wireless access model and its configuration  
  • Describe maintenance and troubleshooting in the centralized WLAN model  
  • Describe the management and monitoring of Cisco Wireless Networks with Cisco DNA Center

 

Course Content

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Module 1: RF and WLAN Theory 

Module 2: WLAN Math and Antennas 

Module 3: Wi-Fi Operations 

Module 4: Basic WLAN Security 

Module 5: Advanced WLAN Security 

Module 6: Configuring WLAN Security 

Module 7: Cisco Wireless Network Architecture 

Module 8: Implementing Cisco Wireless Network 

Module 9: Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Wired Support 

Module 10: Deploying Cisco Centralized Wireless Networks 

Module 11: Configuring Cisco Centralized Wireless Networks 

Module 12: Maintaining and Troubleshooting Cisco Wireless Networks 

Module 13: Managing and Monitoring Cisco Wireless Networks with Cisco DNA Center 

Labs

  • Discovery 1: Practice RF Math 
  • Discovery 2: Antenna Calculations 
  • Discovery 3: Explore the Wi-Fi Environment 
  • Discovery 4: Analyze Wireless Frames 
  • Discovery 5: Configure Client Access 
  • Discovery 6: Deploy Cisco 9800 WLC 
  • Discovery 7: Configure Cisco 9800 WLC 
  • Discovery 8: Perform Cisco 9800 WLC Maintenance 

Course Prerequisites

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Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • General knowledge of networks
  • General knowledge of wireless networks
  • Routing and switching knowledge
Recommended prerequisites:

Test Certification

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Recommended as preparation for the following exams:

  • There is no exam currently aligned to this course.

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