Implementing Aruba WLAN (IAW) 8 (ACMA)

Start Date: January 01, 1970 – 12:00 AM (Pacific Time)

End Date: January 01, 1970 – 12:00 AM (Pacific Time)

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Course Description:

This online instructor led training course provides the foundational knowledge, skills and practical experience required to set up and configure a basic Aruba WLAN utilizing the OS 8.X architecture and features. Students are provided the technical understanding and hands-on experience of configuring a single Mobility Master with one controller and AP Aruba WLAN.

In this course students will learn how to use Aruba hardware and ArubaOS to install and build a complete, secure controller network with multiple SSIDs. This course provides the underlying material required to prepare candidates for the Aruba Certified Mobility Associate (ACMA) V8 certification exam.

Exam: Implementing Aruba WLAN (IAW) 8

Course Outline

WLAN Fundamentals

Describes the fundamentals of 802.11, RF frequencies and channels
Explain RF Patterns and coverage including SNR
Roaming Standards and QOS requirements
Mobile First Architecture

An introduction to Aruba Products including controller types and modes
OS 8.X Architecture and features
License types and distribution
Mobility Master Mobility Controller Configuration

An introduction to Aruba Products including controller types and modes
OS 8.X Architecture and features
License types and distribution
Secure WLAN configuration

Identifying WLAN requirements such as SSID name, encryption, authentication
Explain AP groups structure and profiles
Configuration of WLAN using the Mobility Master GUI
AP Provisioning

Describes the communication between AP and Mobility controller
Explain the AP booting sequence and requirements
Explores the APs controller discovery mechanisms
Explains how to secure AP to controller communication using CPSec
Describes AP provisioning and operations
WLAN Security

Describes the 802.11 discovery, authentication and association
Explores the various authentication methods, 802.1x with WPA/WPA2, Mac auth
Describes the authentication server communication
Explains symmetric vs asymmetric Keys, encryption methods
WIPS is described along with rogue discovery and protection
Firewall Roles and Policies

An introduction into Firewall Roles and policies
Explains Aruba’s Identity based Firewall
Configuration of Policies and Rules including aliases
Explains how to assign Roles to users
Dynamic RF Management

Explain how ARM calibrates the network selecting channels and power settings
Explores the new OS 8.X Airmatch to calibrate the network
How Client match steers clients to better APs
Guest Access

Introduces Aruba’s solutions for Guest Access and the Captive portal process
Configuration of secure guest access using the internal Captive portal
The configuration of Captive portal using Clearpass and its benefits
Creating a guest provisioning account
Troubleshooting guest access
Network Monitoring and Troubleshooting

Using the MM dashboard to monitor and diagnose client, WLAN and AP issues
Traffic analysis using APPrf with filtering capabilities
A view of Airwaves capabilities for monitoring and diagnosing client, WLAN and AP issues

Skills Learned

Explain how Aruba’s wireless networking solutions meet customers’ requirements
Explain fundamental WLAN technologies, RF concepts, and 802.11 Standards
Learn to configure the Mobility Master and Mobility Controller to control access to the Employee and Guest WLAN
Control secure access to the WLAN using Aruba Firewall Policies and Roles
Recognize and explain Radio Frequency Bands and channels, and the standards used to regulate them
Describe the concept of radio frequency coverage and interference and successful implementation and diagnosis of WLAN systems
Identify and differentiate antenna technology options to ensure optimal coverage in various deployment scenarios
Describe RF power technology including, signal strength, how it is measured and why it is critical in designing wireless networks
Learn to configure and optimize Aruba ARM and Client Match features
Learn how to perform network monitoring functions and troubleshooting

Who Should Attend This Course

Individuals seeking the Aruba Certified Mobility Associate (ACMA) v8 certification
IT Professionals who deploy small-to-medium scale enterprise network solutions based on Aruba products and technologies

Prerequisites

None, but we recommend that students have a basic understanding of network fundamentals, protocols, and common traffic management concepts.

Inclusions

  • Accessible 24x7x365 both from your PC and Mobile Device
  • Enjoy job placement assistance for the first 12 months after course completion.
  • This course is eligible for CCS Learning Academy’s Learn and Earn Program: get a tuition fee refund of up to 50% if you are placed in a job through CCS Global Tech’s Placement Division*
  • Government and Private pricing available.*

*For more details call: 858-208-4141 or email: training@ccslearningacademy.com; sales@ccslearningacademy.com

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