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Deploying Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks (WIDEPLOY v1.1)

Course Objectives

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

  • Deploy a Wi-Fi infrastructure
  • Configure advanced capabilities in data designs
  • Configure advanced capabilities in voice and real-time application designs
  • Configure advanced capabilities in location designs
  • Configure advanced capabilities in outdoor and high-density designs

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for individuals who are involved in the technical management of Cisco wireless platforms and solutions, which involves installing, configuring, operating and troubleshooting. In this course, the target audience will be refereed to generically as technicians.

This audience includes:

  • Network engineers
  • Network administrators
  • Network managers system engineers

Deploying Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks (WIDEPLOY v1.1)

Course Outline

Module 1: Deploy a Wi-Fi Infrastructure

Objective: Deploy a Wi-Fi framework

Lesson 1: Preparing for the Deployment

Objective: Describe the contemplations for greenfield and redesign outlines

This lesson incorporates these subjects:

Portray the Considerations for Greenfield and Upgrade Designs

Objective: Describe the contemplations for greenfield and redesign outlines

Greenfield Designs: Impact on Parallel Design

Redesign Designs

Redesign Designs: RF Customer Issues

Portray Wiring Closet Considerations

PoE Standards

Current Implementations

Effect of Adopting Newer PoE Capabilities

Power Draw of Cisco Aironet 3700 Series Access Points

Cisco Switches Ready for 802.11ac

Cisco Aironet 3700 Series Access Points: Access Layer Switches

Cisco Aironet 2700 Series Access Points: Power Requirements


Lesson 2: Determining the Type of Wireless Design

Objective: Describe scope, work systems, high thickness, IoE, and IoT

This lesson incorporates these subjects:

Portray fundamental information scope

Objective: Describe essential information scope

From Coverage to Capacity

What Is a Data-Only Design?

Advancement of Wireless Networking

Current State of the 2.4-Ghz Spectrum

Current State of the 5-Ghz Spectrum in the United States

Remote Performance

Portray Voice Coverage and Real-Time Applications

Objective: Describe voice scope and ongoing applications

Advancing Trend in Mobile Devices

More Wireless Devices Per User

Advancing User Experience

VoIP Applications

VoIP over Wireless Data Flow

Postponement and Jitter

Video Applications

Depict Location Coverage

Objective: Describe area scope

Area Based Services Use Cases

Depict Outdoor Coverage

Objective: Describe open air scope

Remote Outdoor for Campuses or Municipalities

Depict Mesh Networks

Objective: Describe work systems

Work Components

Remote Mesh Network Backbone Architecture (Backhaul)

Depict High Density

Objective: Describe high thickness

More Wireless Users per Network

Depict IoE and IoT

Objective: Describe IoE and IoT

IoT Protocols

What Is the IoE?

Web of Everything


Lesson 3: Planning the Base Wi-Fi Network Implementation

Objective: Describe the base Wi-Fi organize execution

This lesson incorporates these points:

Depict the Associated Standards and Capabilities

Objective: Describe the related measures and abilities

Wi-Fi Standards and Amendments

802.11ac: The Next Evolution

Advancement to MIMO Technology

MIMO Uses Advanced Signaling Techniques

Spatial Stream Usage in 802.11ac

Macintosh Layer Enhancements

802.11 Amendments

802.11v Is Important in the Voice Enterprise

IEEE 802.1X EAP Overview

Administration Protocols Defined by 802.11

IEEE 802.11w

Portray Cisco Features

Objective: Describe Cisco highlights

Cisco CleanAir

Cisco Wireless ClientLink

Cisco BandSelect


Cisco Compatible Extensions Program

Cisco Compatible Extensions Evolution and Key Features

Controllers: High Availability

High Availability Development Through Cisco WLC Software Version 8.0


Bonjour Is mDNS with DNS Service Discovery

Bonjour Policy Example for Education

Cisco AVC

Granular Policy for AVC: Use Cases

Multicast Feature

802.11v Support: Apple

802.11v Support: Apple DMS

802.11v Support: Apple BSS Max Idle Period

Improved Roaming

Portray AP Placement

Objective: Describe AP situation

Appropriate AP Placement

AP Placement and Roaming

Divider Mounting AP with Internal Antennas

Divider Mounting Cisco Aironet 3500e, 2700e, and 3700e Access Points

Mounting APs on a Ceiling

Mounting Above the Ceiling

Mounting APs in Stadiums and Harsh Environments

Mounting APs for High-Density Environments

Pick Antennas Based on RF Propagation

Objective: Select reception apparatuses in view of RF engendering

Reception apparatus Types

Reception apparatus RF Characteristics

Depict Signal Planning

Objective: Describe flag arranging

AP and Client Power Levels

Power Levels and Client Density

Flag Power versus Scope

Cell Size Depends on Protocol and Rates

Cell Overlap for Data

802.11n/air conditioning Wireless Deployment Guidelines

Building Example with Few Floors (Capacity)

AP Density Guidelines

Flag Power versus Scope

RRM Technology

Cisco Compatible Extensions: AP-Specified Max Power

Venture WLAN Coverage and Capacity

Build up a SSID and Channel Design

Objective: Develop a SSID and channel outline

Division of the Wireless Network by SSID

Building up a SSID Design Plan

WLAN Support Requirements

SSID Settings Best Practice: Maximum of Four WLANs

Channel Design Basics

2.4-GHz Network Design

5-GHz Network Design

802.11ac Channel and Enhancements

802.11ac Channel Design

Channel Selection Best Practice


Lesson 4: Implementing the Base Wi-Fi Network

Objective: Implement the base Wi-Fi arrange

This lesson incorporates these subjects:

Portray Standalone AP

Objective: Describe independent AP

Self-ruling APs

Self-ruling AP Options

Normal RF Parameters

Self-ruling AP Traffic Flow

AP Upgrade and Conversion Tools

Self-ruling AP Pros and Cons

Where and When to Use Autonomous APs

Impediments of a Standalone AP Design

Portray Centralized Cisco WLC

Objective: Describe brought together Cisco WLC

Brought together Architecture

Control and Provisioning of Wireless Access Points

Wi-Fi Design Depends On Customer Requirements

Brought together Controller Pros and Cons

Where and When to Use Centralized Architecture

Portray Cisco FlexConnect

Objective: Describe Cisco FlexConnect

Essential Concepts

Cisco FlexConnect Operation Modes

Cisco FlexConnect Design Considerations

Cisco FlexConnect Benefits

Overhauling a Cisco FlexConnect Deployment

Where and When to Use Cisco FlexConnect

Portray Converged Access

Objective: Describe merged access

Merged Access Components: Physical Entities versus Intelligent Entities

Merged Access: Logical Entities and SPGs

Merged Access Logical Entities: Switch Peer Groups and Mobility Group

Merged Access Topologies: SOHO, Small Branch

Merged Access Topologies: Large Branch

Merged Access Topologies: Large Branch, Campus

Portray Traffic Flows

Objective: Describe activity streams

IEEE 802.1X-Based Authentication Data Flow

Verification Data Flow: IEEE 802.1X-Based Intercontroller Roaming

Verification Data Flow: 802.1X-Based Inter-Autonomous AP Roaming

Verification Data Flow: RADIUS and DHCP Ports

Customer Data Flow: Autonomous APs

Customer Data Flow: Controller-Based APs (Local Mode)

Activity Flow: Cisco FlexConnect

Customer Data Flow: Roaming

Customer Data Flow: Mobility Anchor

CAPWAP Control Traffic Flow

CAPWAP Mobility Exchange Flow

RRM RF Group Information Flow

Controller Redundancy and Roaming Paths

Unified Architecture versus Dispersed Controller Architecture

Unified Controllers

Appropriated Controllers

Portray Mobility Traffic Flows

Objective: Describe portability movement streams

Wandering on Cisco FlexConnect APs

Wandering Requirements

Customer Roaming Within a Subnetwork

Layer 3 Intercontroller Roaming

Portability Group and Mobility Domain

Brought together Wireless: POP and POA

Brought together Wireless Traffic Flow: Layer 3 Roaming

Brought together Mode Roaming Design Considerations

United Access Traffic Flow

United Access Traffic Flow and Roaming: Single Catalyst 3850 Stack

United Access Traffic Flow: Layer 2 and Layer 3 Roam (Within SPG)

United Access Traffic Flow: Layer 2 and Layer 3 Roam (Across SPGs)


Module 2: Configure Advanced Capabilities in Data Designs

Objective: Configure propelled abilities in information plans

Lesson 1: Configuring Mobility and Roaming Capabilities

Objective: Configure portability and wandering abilities

This lesson incorporates these subjects:

Portray Roaming

Objective: Describe wandering

Critical Terms

Portability Relationships

Cisco Wireless Roaming

Layer 2 Roaming

Versatility Messaging

Meandering Within a Subnetwork

Different Mobility Group Roaming

Design a Mobility Group

Design a Mobility List

Depict Mobility

Objective: Describe versatility

Intracontroller Mobility

Intercontroller Mobility Layer 2

Intercontroller Mobility Layer 3

Auto-Anchor Mobility

Static IP Mobility

Versatility Messaging

Versatility Handoff

Versatility Messaging Improvements

Focalized Access Roaming Model

Focalized Access Traffic Flow and Roaming: Single Catalyst 3850 Stack

Focalized Access Traffic Flow: Layer 2 and Layer 3 Roam (Within SPG)

Focalized Access Traffic Flow: Layer 2 Roam (Across SPGs)

Focalized Access Traffic Flow: Layer 3 Roam (Across SPGs)

Focalized Access Roaming Design Considerations

Focalized Access: Scaling Higher

Design Mobility

Objective: Configure versatility

AP Groups: VLAN Effect

Design AP Groups

AP Groups: VLAN Considerations

Interface Groups

Design Guest Access for Mobility

Objective: Configure visitor access for versatility

Least Configuration Elements

Visitor Options

Customary Isolated DMZ Network or VLAN

Remote DMZ Guest Networks: Dedicated APs

Remote DMZ Guest Networks: Dedicated VLAN

Remote DMZ Guest Networks: Dedicated Port


Web Authentication

Guest Connect

Area Specific Guest Access

Auto-Anchor Mobility: Guest Tunneling

Auto-Anchor Mobility: Message Flow

Auto-Anchor Mobility: Considerations

Design Auto-Anchor

Wired Guest Access: Single-Controller Solution

Wired Guest Access: Two-Controller Solution

Remote Guest Access

Include Layer 2 Guest VLAN Interfaces

Include Layer 3 Guest VLAN Interfaces

Design the Cisco WLC to Translate the VLANS

Get ready for an Anchor-Foreign Relationship

Design Auto-Anchor for Wired Guest Access

Set up an Anchor-Foreign Relationship

Design the Wireless Guest WLAN

Visitor WLAN Security

Layer 3 Access Control Mechanisms


Lesson 2: Configuring High Availability Options

Objective: Configure high accessibility choices

This lesson incorporates these themes:

Depict Redundancy and High Availability

Objective: Describe repetition and high accessibility

Cisco Unified Wireless Network Administration

Designing LAG

Associate with Catalyst VSS

Port-Based Redundancy

Design N+1 Redundancy High Availability

Objective: Configure N+1 repetition high accessibility

Controller Redundancy

Controller Redundancy Designs: N + 1

Controller Redundancy Designs: N + N

Controller Redundancy Designs: N + N + 1

Stay Controller Redundancy

AP Failover Process

Failover Priority

Quick Heartbeat

AP Fallback

Design High Availability

Objective: Configure high accessibility

High-Availability Connectivity on Cisco 5500, Flex 7500, and 8500 Series WLCs

High-Availability Connectivity on Cisco WiSM2: Multichassis

Failover Process and Topology

New High-Availability Interfaces: Redundancy Management

New High-Availability Interfaces: Redundancy Port

High-Availability Pairing

High-Availability GUI Configuration: Active and Standby

Updating WLCs when Using High Availability

Document Downloads and Uploads when Using High Availability

Extra High-Availability Caveats

Decide Redundancy Status

Design SSO

Objective: Configure SSO

AP SSO Improvements

SSO Now Uses Any Connection Method

Stateful High Availability: Client SSO (Cisco WLC Software Release 7.5)

Customer SSO Behavior and Limitations

Designing Client and AP SSO

Observing Client and AP SSO

High-Availability Development Through Cisco WLC Software Release 8.0

High Availability Infrastructure Enhancements

BulkSync Status

Upgraded Debugs: Redundancy Statistics

Configurable Keepalive and Peer Search Parameters

Extra Infrastructure Enhancements

Customer SSO Enhancements

SSO Support for Internal DHCP Server

SSO Support for Sleeping Clients

SSO Support for Cisco Aironet 600 Series OEAP

Design Converged Access Stacking and High Availability

Objective: Configure focalized get to stacking and high accessibility

Cisco Catalyst 3650 and 3850 Series Switches and CAPWAP Licensing

Cisco Catalyst 3650 and 3850 Switch Redundancy Stack Licensing

Cisco 5760 WLC Redundancy as a MA Licensing

Cisco 5760 WLC MC Redundancy Licensing


Lesson 3: Configuring FlexConnect Capabilities

Objective: Configure FlexConnect abilities

This lesson incorporates these subjects:

Portray FlexConnect Capabilities

Objective: Describe FlexConnect abilities

FlexConnect in Standalone Mode

FlexConnect Fault Tolerance

Ethernet Fallback Feature

Ethernet Fallback Configuration (GUI)

Ethernet Fallback Verification on AP

Flex Enhancements: Faster Time to Deployment

FlexConnect Proxy ARP

Portray FlexConnect Groups

Objective: Describe FlexConnect gatherings

Make a FlexConnect Group

Add APs to a FlexConnect Group

Site-Specific Configurations

Designing Local Authentication with FlexConnect Groups

Locally Authenticating Clients

Span Support for FlexConnect Groups

Empowering Local Authentication

Getting to Local Resources Before Cisco WLC Software Release 7.3

Split Tunnel Operation

Design Split Tunnel Operation

Distinguish the Applied Local Split Tunnel ACL

Empower Spilt Tunnel for Multiple APs on the double

Split Tunnel Troubleshooting

FlexConnect AAA Override

Distributed Blocking on FlexConnect APs

FlexConnect Peer-to-Peer Caveats

Design Peer-to-Peer Blocking

FlexConnect ACLs

FlexConnect ACL: Assignment Order

Design FlexConnect ACL by means of GUI

Layer 2 ACL

Layer 2 ACL Overview

Layer 2 ACL Assignment Order

Design a Layer 2 ACL by means of GUI

Depict FlexConnect in the Cisco OEAP Environment

Objective: Describe FlexConnect in the Cisco OEAP condition

Cisco Aironet 600 Series OfficeExtend Access Points

OEAP Link Test

OEAP Voice QoS Enhancements

Guided Lab 1: Separate Traffic Using VLANs and AP Groups

Objective: Separate activity utilizing VLANs and AP gatherings


Errand 1: Convert an Autonomous AP to a Controller-Based AP

Errand 2: Add a Black-Hole Interface to Both Controllers

Errand 3: Assign the Interface Named Blackhole to All WLANs

Errand 4: Create AP Groups to Segment the system

Errand 5: Test AP Group and WLAN Segmentation

Guided Lab 2: Implement Wireless LAN Controller Failover in Cisco AireOS

Objective: Implement WLC failover in Cisco AireOS


Errand 1: Configure wlc1 and wlc2 with ccnpw as the Mobility Group Name

Errand 2: Configure wlc1 and wlc2 in the Same Mobility Group

Errand 3: Configure N+1 High Availability for wlc1 and wlc2

Guided Lab 3: Perform an Access Point Deployment with FlexConnect APs

Objective: Perform a branch office sending with FlexConnect APs


Errand 1: Create a Local Net User

Errand 2: Create a New Local EAP Profile

Errand 3: Create a New WLAN to Use Local EAP and Local Switching

Errand 4: Change an AP Mode from Local to FlexConnect

Errand 5: Enable VLAN Support on a Cisco FlexConnect AP

Errand 6: Verify that WLAN Clients Are Switched Locally at the AP

Errand 7: Change ap3 Back to Local Mode

Guided Lab 4: Implement New Mobility

Objective: Separate movement utilizing VLANs and AP gatherings


Assignment 1: Configure New Mobility through the GUI

Guided Lab 5: Configure Converged Access Mobility Parameters

Objective: Configure united access portability parameters


Assignment 1: Reconfigure APs to Connect to Converged Access Wireless LAN Controllers

Assignment 2: Configure sw2 as a MAs and To Accept wlc1 as a MC


Module 3: Configure Advanced Capabilities in Voice and Real-Time Application Designs

Objective: Configure propelled abilities in voice and constant application outlines

Lesson 1: Configuring QoS and AVC

Objective: Configure QoS and AVC

This lesson incorporates these points:

Characterize Wi-Fi QoS Capabilities and Considerations

Objective: Define Wi-Fi QoS abilities and contemplations

Arrangement and Marking

Separated Services Code Point

QoS Packet Marking Translations

QoS Features: Applied Everywhere

Particular QoS CLI Components

MQC Configuration Example

Arrangement Map Examples

Mapping Tables

Actualizing QoS with AutoQoS

QoS Overview

Why QoS?

Clog in the Wireless World

Sending a Frame

After a Frame Is Sent

DCF Example

Conflict Windows

Casing Duration Values

Information Rates and Distances

802.11e WMM

802.11e Traffic Categories

Wi-Fi Multimedia

WMM: EDCA Queues

WMM: Interframe Space

WMM: EDCA Example

Activity Specification

Power Save Feature: PS-Poll versus U-APSD

QoS Packet Marking Mappings

System QoS Markings

QoS Downstream: Wired Client to WLC to AP

QoS Downstream: AP to Wireless Client

QoS Upstream: Wireless Client to AP

QoS Upstream: AP to Controller

System QoS Markings

QoS Prior to Cisco WLC Software Release 7.2

Presenting Alloy QoS

Empower QoS Using Static Metal Levels

Amalgam QoS: WLC GUI Configuration

QoS Metal Level and Alloy Profile

Parameters Affecting Voice and Video Quality

Improved EDCA Support

Include Traffic Stream: TSpec

Arranging CAC for Video Clients

Portray Cisco AVC

Objective: Describe Cisco AVC

System Based Application Recognition 2

NetFlow Collects IP Traffic Information

NetFlow Integration: Define an Exporter

NetFlow Integration: Identify the Monitor

Distinguishing Supported Applications

Controlling Applications: Create AVC Profile

Controlling Applications: Apply Profile

Cisco AVC Evolution in Cisco WLC Software Releases

AVC Protocol Pack 9.0 in Cisco WLC Software Release 8.0

AAA AVC Profile Override for Clients

Granular Policy for AVC: Use Cases

AVC Per-Application Per-Client Rate Limiting on WLAN

AVC Directional QoS DSCP Marking

AVC Per-Application Per-Client Rate Limiting on WLAN

Directional DSCP Configuration


Lesson 2: Configuring Multicast

Objective: Configure multicast

This lesson incorporates these themes:

Characterize Wi-Fi Multicast Capabilities and Considerations

Objective: Define Wi-Fi multicast capacities and contemplations

IGMP Snooping: IPv4 Multicast Support

Multicast Listener Discovery v1

Multicast Optimization for VLAN Pooling

Multicast Controller Web Configuration

Multicast Video Delivery Challenges

Multicast Video Broadcast: Effect on the AP Channel

Developing Need for Video over WLAN

Video Applications: Increasingly Integrated into Business Process

Contrasts Between Wi-Fi and Wired LAN

Cisco Solutions for Business Video

Design Wi-Fi Multicast

Objective: Configure Wi-Fi multicast

Cisco VideoStream Technology

VideoStream System-Wide Features

VideoStream WLAN Features

IPv4 VideoStream Flow Diagram

IPv6 VideoStream Flow Diagram

Empowering Multicast Direct: Reliable Multicast

Including Media Streams

Flex Enhancements: Support for VideoStream in Local Switching

FlexConnect VideoStream Monitoring

FlexConnect VideoStream Limitations

Depict mDNS

Objective: Describe mDNS

Ace Service Database

Need MAC Support

Area Specific Services


Empowering mDNS Support in the Wireless Network

Advancement of Bonjour Support in Cisco Unified Wireless Network

Bonjour Policy Example for Education

Guided Lab 6: Configure a WLAN to Support AVC

Objective: Configure a WLAN to help AVC


Employment Aid

Assignment 1: Configure an AVC Profile

Assignment 2: Associate an AVC Profile to a WLAN

Assignment 3: Use FTP and TFTP

Assignment 4: View the AVC data

Assignment 5: Configure AVC Profile to control movement

Undertaking 6: Try to Use FTP and TFTP Again

Guided Lab 7: Configure a WLAN to Support QoS

Objective: Configure a WLAN to help QoS


Undertaking 1: Configure QoS Profiles

Undertaking 2: Configure WLAN QoS Settings

Undertaking 3: Configure Switch QoS Settings

Undertaking 4: Configure the Frame Capture on the Switch

Undertaking 5: Configure the Traffic Generator

Undertaking 6: Analyze the Data

Guided Lab 8: Enable Multicast Tuning (Video Connect)

Objective: Enable multicast tuning


Occupation Aid

Undertaking 1: Configure Video Parameters

Guided Lab 9: Configure mDNS

Objective: Configure mDNS


Module 4: Configure Advanced Capabilities in Location Designs

Objective: Configure propelled capacities in area plans

Lesson 1: Configuring Location and Context-Aware Service on Cisco MSE

Objective: Configure area and setting mindful administration on Cisco MSE

This lesson incorporates these points:

Portray Cisco MSE

Objective: Describe Cisco MSE

Cisco MSE Capabilities versus WLC Capabilities

Cisco MSE Advantages

Portability Services Software Suite

Setting Aware Software

Versatile Wireless IPS

Characterize Location and Context-Aware Service Capabilities of Cisco MSE

Objective: Define area and Context-Aware Service abilities of Cisco MSE

What is Location Analysis?

Empowering Cisco CMX Location Analysis

Finding Relevant Content

Accomplice Ecosystem


Custom Analysis Capabilities through API

Three Methods of User Engagement

Portray the Cisco MSE Products

Objective: Describe the Cisco MSE items

Portray wIPS

Objective: Describe wIPS

Cisco WLC: Standard Signatures

wIPS Features

Part Functions in a wIPS Deployment

wIPS Protocols

Arranging wIPS Profiles

wIPS Alarm Flow

Characterize Location Techniques

Objective: Define area methods

Cell of Origin

Separation Based Location Techniques

Edge Based Location Techniques

Example Recognition

RF Fingerprinting

Components Affecting Location Accuracy

Customer Probing

Area Currency

Add up to Location Error

AP Placement for Location

What Makes a Position Locatable

Least Device Tracking Requirements

Connection Between RSSI and Distance

AP Placement Considerations

Area Aware AP Deployment

Expected Accuracy Examples

AP Deployment Considerations

Area, Voice, Video, and Data Coexistence

Best Practices

AP Positioning Errors

Lessening RF Uncertainty

Customer Location Is Valid Only for a Finite Period

Customer Behavior Affects Frequency of Location Calculations

Customer Mix Determines Number of Location Calculations every Second

Cisco MSE Design Constrains the Number of Calculations every Second

Effect of Movement on Cisco MSE Scaling

Versatility with a Move Rate More than 3 Percent

Prescribed Best Practices for Scaling with a Large Number of Mobile Clients

Cisco Wi-Fi-Based Location Process

Area Using Mobile Device Probing Is Delivering Diminishing Returns

Including More Opportunities

Preferred standpoint of Packet RSSI Location

FastLocate in Operation

Square Acknowledgment Request

FastLocate Scanning Cycle

Organization Restrictions

Depict Integration of Cisco MSE For Location

Objective: Describe joining of Cisco MSE for area

Cisco MSE Synchronization

Depict Configuration of FastLocate

Objective: Describe setup of FastLocate

Valuable Debug Commands

Depict Integration of Cisco MSE for wIPS

Objective: Describe joining of Cisco MSE for wIPS

Add a Cisco MSE to the Cisco Prime Infrastructure

Introduce wIPS License Files

Synchronize Cisco Prime Infrastructure and Cisco MSE

Cripple the Radios

Empower Monitor Mode and Enable wIPS Engine

Empower the Radios

Make a wIPS Profile

Pick the SSID: Overlay Only

Pick the Policies

Alter a Policy

Apply the Profile

Cripple the WLC IDS

Observing wIPS


Lesson 2: Configuring Cisco CMX

Objective: Configure Cisco CMX

This lesson incorporates these points:

Depict Cisco CMX Components

Objective: Describe the Cisco CMX segments

Area Services Topology

Programming Requirements

Cisco CMX Analytics

Per-AP Cisco MSE and Cisco CMX Licensing

Cisco CMX License

Cisco CMX Licensing

Depict Design Considerations

Objective: Describe outline contemplations

Design Cisco CMX Location

Objective: Configure Cisco CMX area

Area Data Usage

System Preparation

Empower the Analytics Engine

Cisco CMX Analytics Architecture

Gadget and Path Database Creation

Refining the Data Source

Utilize the Analytics GUI

Objective: Use the Analytics GUI

Investigation Dashboard

Gadget Configuration

Program Must Support the WebGL API

Envisioning the Data

Prologue to the Analytics GUI

Better Analytics GUI for Outdoors

Route and Information

Zone-Based Location Analysis

Investigation Options Panel

Investigation Provides Visual Results

Zone Analysis: Device Count Selected

Zone Analysis: Dwell Selected

Zone Analysis: Crowding Selected

Effect of Not Limiting the Data Set

Elective Path Analysis: Configuration

Elective Path Analysis: Returned Results

Elective Path Analysis: Additional Information

Warmth Map Analysis

Commonplace Locations

Why Presence Analytics?

Utilize a Site Rather Than a Zone

Nearness Uses RSSI to Determine if a Device Is In or Out of a Site

How Is Presence Analytics Different?

Designing Presence Analytics

Characterizing the Presence Thresholds

Building the Display Capabilities

Envisioning Presence Analysis Data

CMX Visitor Connect

Area Specific Guest Access

CMX Visitor Connect

Utilizing Social Credentials Adds Value

NMSP Deauthentication Message

CMX Visitor Connect Configuration

CMX Visitor Connect: Optional Advertisement Insertion

CMX Visitor Connect: Optional Social Authorization

Design Data Limits and Login Intervals

Cisco CMX Facebook Wi-Fi

Web Pass-Through WLAN Required

Cisco CMX Facebook Wi-Fi

Cisco CMX Guest Onboarding Capacity Guidelines

Arrange Cisco CMX Facebook Wi-Fi

Portray Best Practices

Objective: Describe best practices


Module 5: Configure Advanced Capabilities in Outdoor and High-Density Designs

Objective: Configure propelled capacities in open air and high-thickness outlines

Lesson 1: Configuring Outdoor and Mesh Capabilities

Objective: Configure open air and work capacities

This lesson incorporates these points:

Characterize Outdoor and Mesh Capabilities

Objective: Define open air and work capacities

The Multipath Environment

Normal Delay Spread Values

Outer Interference Sources

LOS Transmissions

Fresnel Zone Clearance

Depict Mesh

Objective: Describe work

Cisco Unified Wireless Solution

Remote Mesh Networking

Controller Intelligence

Including Capacity and Services

Work Benefits

Outside and Industrial Access Points Portfolio Comparison

Cisco WLC Portfolio

AP Operation Mode

Various Radios for Wireless Backhaul and Access

Double Radio Mesh

Single Radio Mesh

Making the Mesh

Foundation Scanning

Keeping up the Mesh Cloud

Work Backhaul Security

Parent-Child Relationship

Ideal Parent Selection

BGN and Controller Authentication

Extension Group Names

Versatile Wireless Path Protocol

AWPP Scanning with IEEE 802.11h

Current State of 5-GHz Spectrum

Radar Interference Overview

DFS Requirements for the 5-GHz Spectrum

802.11h Compliance

Data transmission Basics

Speeds and Distances

Indoor Mesh Environment 802.11n

Open air Mesh Environment

Data transmission and Number of Hops

Understanding RAP Coverage Areas

Customer Backhaul Access

Design Outdoor and Mesh Capabilities

Objective: Configure open air and work capacities

Approving a Mesh AP

Changing over an AP to Bridge Mode

BGN and AP Role

Checking Mesh Connectivity

Parent-Child Connectivity

802.11a/n/air conditioning Radio Verification

RF Statistics

Customer RSSI and SNR

Rx Neighbors, Radar, and MAC Information

Customer Link Test

Worldwide Mesh Parameters

RAP and MAP Channel Assignment

DFS 802.11h Parameters

Ethernet Bridging

Empowering Ethernet Bridging

Ethernet Bridging with Multiple VLANs

Ethernet Bridging VLAN Tagging


Lesson 2: Configuring High-Density Capabilities

Objective: Configure high-thickness capacities

This lesson incorporates these themes:

Characterize High-Density Capabilities

Objective: Define high-thickness capacities

Address Hall

Customer Density

Obligation Cycle and Spectrum Capacity

Channel Efficiency

Each SSID Is Important

What Applications Must Be Supported?

Computing Capacity

Normal Throughput by Protocol

Which Protocols Should Be Supported?

The amount Bandwidth Will a Cell Provide?

Nearer AP Proximity Brings Increased Interference

Rate versus Range

2.4 GHz Is More Susceptible to CCI

5 GHz Provides Increased Channel Availability

Finding the Number of Channels and Cells Needed

RF Spectrum Is a Finite Resource

Design High-Density Capabilities

Objective: Configure high-thickness capacities

What Is RX-SOP?

Why Use RX-SOP?

RX-SOP GUI Configuration

RX-SOP Verification

RX-SOP Troubleshooting

Enhanced Roaming

Enhanced Roaming Configuration

Enhanced Roaming Logic

Enhanced Roaming Verification and Troubleshooting

Enhanced Roaming and Low RSSI: 6-dB Hysteresis

AP Groups

Presenting RF Profiles

RF Profiles Defined

RF Profiles and RRM

Actualizing RF Profiles

Make a RF Profile by means of GUI

Apply RF Profiles by means of GUI

DCA in RF Profiles

RRM DCA in RF Profiles: Rules

Interface Groups

Effect of Interface Groups on Same-Subnet Mobility

Controller and Interface Groups

Guided Lab 10: Configure High-Density Environments

Objective: Configure high-thickness situations


Assignment 1: Configure RX-SOP

Assignment 2: Optimize Roaming

Errand 3: Assign a Dynamic Channel in RF Profiles

Guided Lab 11: Configure Indoor Mesh

Objective: Configure indoor work


Assignment 1: Configure Your Access Points

Assignment 2: Convert Your Access Points to Mesh

Assignment 3: Define BGN and Roles and Observe the Mesh Form

Assignment 4: Revert APs to Local Mode

Guided Lab 12: Configure Workgroup Bridging

Objective: Configure workgroup spanning


Assignment 1: Downgrade Controller-Based AP to Autonomous AP

Assignment 2: Enable EAP-FAST on the Local-EAP Profile

Assignment 3: Configure ap2 as a Workgroup Bridge

Assignment 4: Verify WGB Association to Employee SSID



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

  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)
  • Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals (WIFUND)

It is also recommended that learners considered for this training have a basic knowledge of the following:

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