Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals v1.0


Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals 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.


This course is intended for network technicians who wish to extend their skills to configure and monitor Cisco wireless Lans, as well as for CCNA Wireless candidates.


Before attending this course, participants should have:

  • Followed the course "Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices" Parts 1 & 2 (ICND1 & ICND2) or
  • Cisco CCENT certification

At course completion

After completing this course, participants will be able 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


This course prepares to the exam 200-355 WIFUND.

Course outline

Module 1: Wireless Fundamentals

  • Lesson 1: RF Principles
  • Lesson 2: RF Mathematics
  • Lesson 3: Antenna Characteristics
  • Lesson 4: Basics of Spread Spectrum
  • Lesson 5: Wireless Media Access
  • Lesson 6: Wireless Governance

Module 2: Security and Client Access

  • Lesson 1: Wireless Security Components
  • Lesson 2: 802.11 Security
  • Lesson 3: 802.1X/EAP Framework
  • Lesson 4: EAP Authentication
  • Lesson 5: WPA and WPA2 Security
  • Lesson 6: Provide Guest Access
  • Lesson 7: Native Operating Systems for WLAN Connectivity
  • Lesson 8: Configure Smart Handheld Clients

Module 3: Define the Cisco Wireless Network Architecture

  • Lesson 1: Cisco Wireless Network Deployment Options
  • Lesson 2: One Management
  • Lesson 3: Mobility Architecture Concepts
  • Lesson 4: Optimize RF Conditions and Performance for Clients
  • Lesson 5: Layer 2 Infrastructure Support
  • Lesson 6: Protocols Used in Wired Infrastructure to Support Wireless

Module 4: Implement Centralized Wireless Access

  • Lesson 1: Initialize a Centralized WLC
  • Lesson 2: AP Initialization
  • Lesson 3: Explore Additional WLC Features
  • Lesson 4: Implement IPv6 in a Cisco Wireless Environment
  • Lesson 5: Configure Client Access
  • Lesson 6: Implement Roaming in the Centralized Architecture

Module 5: Implement Converged Wireless Access

  • Lesson 1: Initialize a Converged WCM
  • Lesson 2: AP Connectivity
  • Lesson 3: Explore Additional Wireless Features
  • Lesson 4: Configure Client Access

Module 6: Implement Small and Remote Wireless Access

  • Lesson 1: FlexConnect Architecture
  • Lesson 2: Autonomous Architecture
  • Lesson 3: Cloud Architecture

Module 7: WLAN Maintenance and Troubleshooting

  • Lesson 1: Wireless Maintenance
  • Lesson 2: Troubleshooting Tools
  • Lesson 3: Troubleshooting Methodology

Module 8: WLAN Design

  • Lesson 1: Predictive WLAN Design Process
  • Lesson 2: WLAN Site Survey Process


Student Kit and Remote Lab

Cursus de certification

This course is part of the following programs or tracks:

  • CCNA Wireless
  • Advanced Enterprise Networks Architecture Specialization


Lab 1: Configure Windows 7 Client Access
Lab 2: Configure the Wired Infrastructure
Lab 3: Configure the Centralized WLN Deployment
Lab 4: Configure IPv6 Operation in a Centralized WLAN Deployment
Lab 5: Configure Security in a Centralized WLAN Deployment
Lab 6: Configure Guest Access Using the Anchor WLC
Lab 7: Deploy a Converged Access WLAN
Lab 8: Configure Security on a Converged WLAN Deployment
Lab 9: Implement a FlexConnect WLAN Deployment
Lab 10: Initialize an Autonomous WLAN Deployment
Lab 11: Configure Security on an Autonomous AP WLAN Deployment
Lab 12: Configure Security on a Cloud WLAN Deployment
Lab 13: Perform Centralized Controller Maintenance
Lab 14: Perform Wi-Fi Scanning
Lab 15: Challenge: Various Trouble Tickets
Lab 16: Perform a Predictive WLAN Design
Lab 17: Perform Passive Site Survey Analysis

Formations complémentaires

WIDESIGN: Designing Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks v1.1
WIDEPLOY: Deploying Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks v1.1
WITSHOOT: Troubleshooting Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks v1.1
WISECURE: Securing Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks v1.1