Please note that this course has been replaced by the course Implementing Aruba WLAN (IAW) 8.4 (1125755).
Design, set up and configure a basic Aruba Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) utilizing the V8 operating system architecture and features.
This three day course teaches the knowledge, skills and practical experience required to set up and configure a basic Aruba WLAN utilizing the OS 8.X architecture and features. Using lecture and labs, this course provides the technical understanding and hands-on experience of configuring a single Mobility Master with one controller and AP Aruba WLAN. Participants will learn how to use Aruba hardware and ArubaOS to install and build a complete, secure controller network with multiple SSIDs.
Networking Knowledge Credits: 24
Aruba Certified Mobility Associate (ACMA) V8
A minimum of one to two years experience in deploying network solutions for the enterprise. An understanding of wireless fundamentals, VLAN fundamentals, data flow and control in a network, and basic routing principles is recommended.
IT Professionals who deploy small-to-medium scale enterprise network solutions based on Aruba products and technologies.
Fundamentals of 802.11, RF frequencies and channels
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
Secure WLAN configuration
Identifying WLAN requirements such as SSID name, encryption, authentication
AP groups structure and profiles
Configuration of WLAN using the Mobility Master GUI
Communication between AP and Mobility controller
AP booting sequence and requirements
APs controller discovery mechanisms
How to secure AP to controller communication using CPSec
AP provisioning and operations
802.11 discovery, authentication and association
Various authentication methods, 802.1x with WPA/WPA2, Mac auth
Authentication server communication
Symmetric vs asymmetric Keys, encryption methods
WIPS along with rogue discovery and protection
Firewall Roles and Policies
An introduction into Firewall Roles and policies
Aruba’s Identity based Firewall
Configuration of Policies and Rules including aliases
How to assign Roles to users
Dynamic RF Management
How ARM calibrates the network selecting channels and power settings
Exploring the new OS 8.X Airmatch to calibrate the network
How Client match steers clients to better APs
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
The price for this course excludes any costs for taking an exam. If an exam voucher is taken after the training, an additional invoice will be sent.