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WIFUND - Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals (WIFUND)

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The Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals is a 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.

WIFUND curriculum will prepare wireless network associate for the use, positioning, planning, implementation and operation of Cisco WLAN networks. The goal of WIFUND 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.

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This section lists the skills and knowledge that learners must possess to benefit fully from the course. It includes recommended Cisco learning offerings that the learner may complete to benefit fully from this course.
The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:
  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Parts 1 & 2 (ICND1 & ICND2), or
  • Cisco CCENT certification

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Wireless Fundamentals

Lesson 1: Explain Wireless Fundamentals
Lesson 2: Describe RF Principles
Lesson 3: Understand RF Mathematics
Lesson 4: Describe Antenna Characteristics
Lesson 5: Describe the Basics of Spread Spectrum
Lesson 6: Describe Wireless Media Access
Lesson 7: Describe Wireless Governance
Lesson 8: Module Summary
Lesson 9: Module Self-Check

Module 2: Security and Client

Lesson 1: Describe Wireless Security Components
Lesson 2: Explain 802.11 Security
Lesson 3: Explain 802.1X/EAP Framework
Lesson 4: Describe EAP Authentication
Lesson 5: Describe WPA and WPA2 Security
Lesson 6: Provide Guest Access
Lesson 7: Native Operating Systems for WLAN Connectivity
Lesson 8: Configure Smart Handheld Clients
Lesson 9: Module Summary
Lesson 10: Module Self-Check

Module 3: Define the Cisco Wireless Network Architecture​

Lesson 1: Define Cisco Wireless Network Deployment Options
Lesson 2: Define One Management
Lesson 3: Define One Policy
Lesson 4: Define the Cisco One Network
Lesson 5: Mobility Architecture Concepts
Lesson 6: Optimize RF Conditions and Performance for Clients
Lesson 7: Describe Layer 2 Infrastructure Support
Lesson 8: Describe Protocols Used in Wired Infrastructure to Support Wireless

Module 4: Implement Centralized Wireless Access​

Lesson 1: Initialize a Centralized WLC
Lesson 2: Describe 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
Lesson 7: Module Summary
Lesson 8: Module Self-Check

Module 5: Implement Converged Wireless Access​

Lesson 1: Initialize a Converged WCM
Lesson 2: Describe AP Connectivity
Lesson 3: Explore Additional Wireless Features
Lesson 4: Configure Client Access
Lesson 5: Implement Roaming in the Converged Architecture
Lesson 6: Module Summary
Lesson 7: Module Self-Check

Module 6: Implement Small and Remote Wireless Access

Lesson 1: Overview of the FlexConnect Architecture
Lesson 2: Overview of the Autonomous Architecture
Lesson 3: Overview of the Cloud Architecture
Lesson 4: Module Summary
Lesson 5: Module Self-Check

Module 7: WLAN Maintenance and Troubleshooting

Lesson 1: Describe Wireless Maintenance
Lesson 2: Explain Troubleshooting Tools
Lesson 3: Describe Troubleshooting Methodology
Lesson 4: Module Summary
Lesson 5: Module Self-Check

Module 8: WLAN Design

Lesson 1: Predictive WLAN Design Process
Lesson 2: WLAN Site Survey Process
Lesson 3: Module Summary
Lesson 4: Module Self-Check