Understanding Cisco WIreless Foundations v1.0 - WLFNDU Course Outline

(5 Days)

Overview

The Understanding Cisco Wireless Foundations (WLFNDU) v1.0 is a five-day course which gives you the knowledge and skills you need to position, plan, implement, operate, and manage a Cisco® wireless LAN (WLAN) network. This course teaches you how to design, install, configure, monitor, and conduct basic troubleshooting tasks on a Cisco WLAN network of any size.

This course does not lead directly to a certification exam, but it does cover foundational knowledge that can help you prepare for professional-level enterprise wireless courses and exams:

Enterprise Wireless Courses:

  • Designing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks (ENWLSD)
  • Implementing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks (ENWLSI)

Enterprise Wireless Exams:

  • 300-425 Designing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks (ENWLSD)
  • 300-430 Implementing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks (ENWLSI)

Audience Profile

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Network engineer
  • Systems engineer
  • Wireless engineer
  • Technical solutions architect
  • Network administrator
  • Wireless design engineer
  • Network manager

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner should have before attending this course are as follows:

  • General knowledge of networks
  • General knowledge of wireless networks
  • Routing and switching knowledge

At Course Completion

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Describe and implement foundational wireless theory
  • Describe and implement basic wireless security and client access
  • Describe and implement a Cisco wireless network architecture
  • Configure Cisco centralized wireless networks
  • Describe and implement WLAN maintenance and troubleshooting

This course will help you:

  • Learn the skills, technologies, and best practices needed to manage a Cisco WLAN network
  • Understand and implement a Cisco wireless network architecture
  • Design and implement WLAN maintenance and troubleshooting solutions

Course Outline

  • Describing and Implementing Foundational Wireless Theory
  • Describing and Implementing Foundational Wireless Math and Antennas
  • Describing and Implementing Foundational Wireless Operation
  • Describing and Implementing Basic Wireless Security
  • Describing and Implementing 802.1X and Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP)
  • Implementing Wireless Guest Access and Configuring Wireless Security
  • Describing and Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Architecture
  • Describing and Implementing Cisco Wireless Network
  • Describing and Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Wired Support
  • Configuring Cisco Centralized Wireless Networks
  • Describing and Implementing WLAN Maintenance and Troubleshooting

Lab Outline

  • Explore the Physics of Wi-Fi
  • Explore the Wi-Fi Environment
  • Analyze Wireless Frames
  • Configure Client Access
  • Configure the Wired Infrastructure
  • Configure a Centralized Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) Deployment
  • Configure a Centralized WLAN Deployment
  • Configure an IPv6 Operation in a Centralized WLAN Deployment
  • Optimize RF Conditions and Performance for Clients
  • Perform Centralized Controller Maintenance
  • Use Troubleshooting Tools