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Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals (WIFUND v1.01)



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Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals (WIFUND) is a 5 day ILT course, designed to help students prepare for the CCNA-Wireless certification, an associate level certification specializing in the wireless field. The WIFUND course and CCNA-Wireless certification is a prerequisite to the CCNP-Wireless (Cisco Certified Wireless Professional) curriculum. The CCNA-Wireless curriculum will prepare wireless network associate for the use, positioning, planning, implementation and operation of Cisco WLAN networks. The goal of the WIFUND v3.0 is to provide students with information and practice activities to prepare them to help design, install, configure, monitor and conduct basic troubleshooting tasks of a Cisco WLAN in SMB and Enterprise installations. As an associate level, the course aims at providing entry level information, and will not specialize in any of the advanced features of the Cisco WLAN networks solutions.

You Will Learn How To

  • Understand the basic RF principles and characteristics.
  • Understand WLAN security methods and access with differing client devices.
  • Define the Cisco WLAN architecture and the underling infrastructure used to support it.
  • Implement a Centralized wireless access network using AireOS or IOS-XE wireless LAN controllers.
  • Implement a Converged wireless access network using IOS-XE converged access switches and wireless LAN controllers.
  • Implement small and remote access wireless networks using FlexConnect , Autonomous or Cloud architectures.
  • Perform basic WLAN maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Describe the requirements for a WLAN design.

Important Course Information


  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Parts 1 & 2 (ICND1 & ICND2), or
  • Cisco CCENT certification

Note: Students registering for this course will be receiving their course kit in a digital format. To be able to view your digital kit you will need to bring a laptop PC and/or a compatible iPad or Android tablet.
Please be aware that this digital version is designed for online use, not for printing. You can print up to 10 pages only in each guide within a course. Please note that every time you click the Print button in the book, this counts as one page printed, whether or not you click OK in the Print dialog.

Exam Information:

  • Tuition does not include an exam voucher.

Certification Information:

  • To earn Cisco Wireless certification you must past the 200-355 WIFUND exam

Redeem Your Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs):

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Wireless Fundamentals

Lesson 1: Explaining Wireless Fundamentals

Lesson 2: Describing RF Principles

Lesson 3: Understanding RF Mathematics

Lesson 4: Accessing UCCE Tools

Lesson 5: Describing the Basics of Spread Spectrum

Lesson 6: Describing Wireless Media Access

Lesson 7: Describing Wireless Governance

  • Module 2: Security and Client Access

Lesson 1: Describing Wireless Security Components

Lesson 2: Explaining 802.11 Security

Lesson 3: Explaining the 802.1X and EAP Framework

Lesson 4: Describing EAP Authentication

Lesson 5: Describing WPA and WPA2 Security

Lesson 6: Providing Guest Access

Lesson 7: Configuring Native Operating Systems for WLAN Connectivity

Lesson 8: Configuring Smart Handheld Clients

  • Module 3: Cisco Wireless Network Architecture

Lesson 1: Defining Cisco Wireless Network Deployment Options

Lesson 2: Defining Cisco One Management

Lesson 3: Defining Cisco One Policy

Lesson 4: Defining Cisco One Network

Lesson 5: Explaining Mobility Architecture Concepts

Lesson 6: Optimizing RF Conditions and Performance for Clients

Lesson 7: Describing Layer 2 Infrastructure Support

Lesson 8: Describing Protocols Used in Wired Infrastructure to Support Wireless

  • Module 4: Centralized Wireless Access

Lesson 1: Initializing a Centralized WLC

Lesson 2: Describing AP Initialization

Lesson 3: Exploring Additional WLC Features

Lesson 4: Implementing IPv6 in a Cisco Wireless Environment

Lesson 5: Configuring Client Access

Lesson 6: Implementing Roaming in the Centralized Architecture

  • Module 5: Converged Wireless Access

Lesson 1: Initializing a Converged Access Cisco WLC and WCM

Lesson 2: Describing AP Connectivity

Lesson 3: Exploring Additional Wireless Features

Lesson 4: Configuring Client Access

Lesson 5: Implementing Roaming in the Converged Architecture

  • Module 6: Small and Remote Wireless Access

Lesson 1: Understanding Cisco FlexConnect Architecture

Lesson 2: Understanding Autonomous AP Architecture

Lesson 3: Understanding Cloud Architecture

  • Module 7: WLAN Design

Lesson 1: Describing the Predictive WLAN Design Process

Lesson 2: Describing the WLAN Site Survey Process

  • Module 8: WLAN Maintenance and Troubleshooting

Lesson 1: Describing WLAN Maintenance

Lesson 2: Explaining WLAN Troubleshooting Tools

Lesson 3: Describing WLAN Troubleshooting Methodology

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