ECMS-1 - ECMS1 - Engineering Cisco Meraki Solutions Part 1

The Engineering Cisco Meraki Solutions Part 1 (ECMS1) v1.0 course equips students with the knowledge and skills to confidently operate Cisco Meraki deployments. This 1-day, instructor-led course includes live demos and guided lab practice. It teaches candidates how to implement core configurations for a full stack solution in the Meraki Dashboard and how to leverage essential Meraki Dashboard tools for troubleshooting.

This is the first of two courses that prepare students to take the Cisco Meraki Solutions Specialist certification exam. The exam will be launched in the second half of the calendar year 2019. Additional information on the second course in the ECMS series, Engineering Cisco Meraki Solutions Part 2 (ECMS2) v1.0, will also be available in the second half of the calendar year 2019.

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Before taking this course, you should have earned CCNA certification or be familiar with:
Basic network fundamentals and building simple LANs
Basic IP addressing and subnets
Routing and switching fundamentals
Basic wireless networking concepts and terminology

Detailed Class Syllabus

Lesson 1: Cloud & Dashboard

Describe the out-of-band control plane
Describe cloud-based solution benefits
Describe the Dashboard organizational structure
Design proper Dashboard segmentation and permissions
Describe licensing and co-termination
Describe and design a basic Meraki network deployment workflow

Lesson 2: Products & Administration

Security appliance platform (MX)
Design and configure Auto-VPN
Design and configure traffic shaping and SD-WAN policies
Configure content filtering rules
Configure AMP and IDS/IPS
Switching platform (MS)
Configure switch ports using virtual stacking
Configure L3 routing using OSPF
WLAN platform (MR)
Configure SSIDs and access control settings
Configure and secure guest Wi-Fi
Design and configure traffic shaping
Endpoint management platform (SM)
Configure device configuration profiles
Describe the device live tools
Security cameras platform (MV)
Configure video quality and retention settings
Configure video walls

Lesson 3: Operating & Troubleshooting

Describe and troubleshoot using visibility and monitoring tools
Configure firmware upgrades
Describe and configure a scalable network using automation tools
Configure and troubleshoot networks using live troubleshooting tools
Describe and troubleshoot through engaging Meraki Support