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WDBWL-Deploying Basic Cisco Wireless LAN (WDBWL)

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  • Who Should Attend
  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
  • Schedule
Course Overview

Course Duration: 3 days
WDBWL-Deploying Basic Cisco Wireless LAN,This course provides you with the skills and resources required to successfully plan, install, configure, troubleshoot, monitor, and maintain basic Cisco Wireless LAN solutions in a customer-enterprise environment. You will learn about pre-deployment planning considerations, configuration of autonomous, unified, and FlexConnect architectures, configuration of all base features, including wireless security, the administration of the WLAN network, and maintenance and troubleshooting wireless network issues. The course is written at software code level 7.5. Please be advised that this course does not go into the Cisco Prime Infrastructure (PI). The PI is covered completely in the follow up course Managing Cisco Wireless LANs (WMNGI).

Who Should Attend

  • Channel Field Engineers
  • Cisco Network Consulting Engineers
  • New Unified Commutations Partners
  • Customer Network Engineers
  • Anyone interested in the Cisco Unified Wireless Network solution that have a strong data-networking background who will be responsible for the planning, deploying and managing advanced functions of an enterprise WLAN using lightweight access points with controllers

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


  • There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Objectives

  • Successfully plan, install, configure, troubleshoot, monitor and maintain basic Cisco Wireless LAN solutions in a customer enterprise environment
  • Configure autonomous, unified, and FlexConnect architectures
  • Configure all base feature sets, including wireless security
  • Administer the WLAN network
  • Maintain and troubleshoot basic wireless networks

Course Content

Cisco Wireless LAN Essentials Refresher
  • High-level review of the prerequisite course, WLE - Defining Cisco Wireless LAN Essentials
Pre-Deployment Planning
  • Wireless deployments and pre-deployment planning
  • Cisco WLAN professional services
  • Spectrum expert
  • PI planning tools
Autonomous Deployments
  • Easy setup GUI interface
  • Basic setup via CLI
  • Access point modes
  • Bridge modes
  • Non-client serving modes
Unified Deployments
  • Initial controller setup, and configure basic settings
  • Modes of operation available for a unified access point
  • Mechanisms by which an AP associates to a WLC
  • User interfaces to the system
  • Radio resource management and CleanAir
  • Administering WLANs and AP groups
  • Configuring quality of service
  • IPv6 Support
  • Identify and configure the WLAN security parameters
  • General administration
  • Guest access
FlexConnect Deployments
  • Benefits and limitations of FlexConnect architecture
  • Operational differences between FlexConnect and unified architectures
Wireless LAN Maintenance and Troubleshooting
  • Routine maintenance
  • Policy configuration and management
  • Gathering data
  • Troubleshooting in a Cisco Unified Wireless Network

Course ID: WDBWL

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