WLFNDU - Understanding Cisco Wireless Foundations (WLFNDU)

The Understanding Cisco Wireless Foundations (WLFNDU) training teaches you the knowledge and skills you need to configure, manage, and troubleshoot a Cisco wireless LAN (WLAN) network. Topics include understanding critical aspects of RF technology, industry standards for Wi-Fi and security, how to design, install, and configure a WLAN network of any size, and using Cisco DNA Center. This training also earns you 40 Continuing Education (CE) credits towards recertification.

Describe and implement foundational wireless theory
Describe and implement foundational wireless math and antennas
Describe and implement foundational wireless operation including Wi-Fi 6
Describe security and client access in a wireless network
Implement 802.1X and Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP)
Implement wireless guest access and configure wireless security
Describe Cisco wireless architecture components and deployment options
Describe Cisco wireless architecture and its deployment modes, the Control and Provisioning of Wireless Access Points (CAPWAP) protocol, and the Cisco WLC and AP lineup
Describe the wired support for implementing wireless networks
Deploy Cisco centralized wireless networks using Cisco 9800 WLC
Describe the centralized wireless access model and its configuration
Describe maintenance and troubleshooting in the centralized WLAN model
Describe the management and monitoring of Cisco Wireless Networks with Cisco DNA Center

Student Testimonials

Instructor did a great job, from experience this subject can be a bit dry to teach but he was able to keep it very engaging and made it much easier to focus. Student
Excellent presentation skills, subject matter knowledge, and command of the environment. Student
Instructor was outstanding. Knowledgeable, presented well, and class timing was perfect. Student

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Before taking this offering, you should have:
General knowledge of networks
General knowledge of wireless networks
Routing and switching knowledge

Detailed Class Syllabus


Module 1: RF and WLAN Theory
Module 2: WLAN Math and Antennas
Module 3: Wi-Fi Operations
Module 4: Basic WLAN Security
Module 5: Advanced WLAN Security
Module 6: Configuring WLAN Security
Module 7: Cisco Wireless Network Architecture
Module 8: Implementing Cisco Wireless Network
Module 9: Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Wired Support
Module 10: Deploying Cisco Centralized Wireless Networks
Module 11: Configuring Cisco Centralized Wireless Networks
Module 12: Maintaining and Troubleshooting Cisco Wireless Networks
Module 13: Managing and Monitoring Cisco Wireless Networks with Cisco DNA Center
Lab Outline
Discovery 1: Practice RF Math
Discovery 2: Antenna Calculations
Discovery 3: Explore the Wi-Fi Environment
Discovery 4: Analyze Wireless Frames
Discovery 5: Configure Client Access
Discovery 6: Deploy Cisco 9800 WLC
Discovery 7: Configure Cisco 9800 WLC
Discovery 8: Perform Cisco 9800 WLC Maintenance