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Course Outline

ENWLSD: Designing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks

ENWLSD: Designing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks

Course Contents

Describing and Implementing a Structured Wireless Design Methodology
Importance of Planning Wireless Design with a Structured Methodology
Cisco Structured Design Model
Cisco Design Guides and Cisco Validated Designs for Wireless Networks
Role of the Project Manager When Designing Wireless Networks

Describing and Implementing Industry Protocols and Standards
Wireless Standards Bodies
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.11 Standard and Amendments
Wi-Fi Alliance (WFA) Certifications
Relevant Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Wireless RFCs
Practice Activity

Describing and Implementing Cisco Enhanced Wireless Features
Hardware and Software Choices for a Wireless Network Design
Cisco Infrastructure Settings for Wireless Network Design
Cisco Enhanced Wireless Features

Examining Cisco Mobility and Roaming
Mobility and Intercontroller Mobility in a Wireless Network
Optimize Client Roaming in a Wireless Network
Cisco Workgroup Bridge (WGB) and WGB Roaming in a Wireless Network

Describing and Implementing the Wireless Design Process
Overview of Wireless Design Process
Meet with the Customer to Discuss the Wireless Network Design
Customer Information Gathering for a Wireless Network Design
Design the Wireless Network
Deployment of the Wireless Network
Validation and Final Adjustments of the Wireless Network
Wireless Network Design Project Documents and Deliverables

Describing and Implementing Specific Vertical Designs
Designs for Wireless Applications
Wireless Network Design Within the Campus
Extend Wireless Networks to the Branch Sites

Examining Special Considerations in Advanced Wireless Designs
High-Density Designs in Wireless Networks
Introducing Location and Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX) Concepts
Design for Location
FastLocate and HyperLocation
Bridges and Mesh in a Wireless Network Design
Redundancy and High Availability in a Wireless Network

Describing and Implementing the Site Survey Processes
Site Survey Types
Special Arrangements Needed for Site Surveys
Safety Aspects to be Considered During Site Surveys
Site Survey Tools in Cisco Prime Infrastructure
Third-Party Site Survey Software and Hardware Tools

Describing and Implementing Wireless Network Validation Processes
Post-installation Wireless Network Validation
Making Post-installation Changes to a Wireless Network
Wireless Network Handoff to the Customer
Installation Report

Lab Outline

•   Review Cisco Enhanced Wireless Features
•   Design a Wireless Network
•   Design a Wireless Network for a Specific Vertical
•   Design a Wireless Network that Extends Beyond the Campus (ILT output)
•   Use Cisco Prime Infrastructure as a Design Tool
•   Create a Predictive Site Survey with Ekahau Pro
•   Review a Live Site Survey Using Access Point on a Stick (APoS)
•   Simulate a Post-installation Network Validation Survey

We strongly recommend you attend this course before attempting the following exam.

Certification & Exam

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This course will help you prepare for the Designing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks (300-425 ENWLSD) exam. This exam tests your knowledge of wireless network design, including site surveys, wired and wireless infrastructure, mobility, and WLAN high availability.
After you pass 300-425 ENWLSD:
•   You earn the Cisco Certified Specialist – Enterprise Wireless Design certification.
•   You satisfy the concentration requirement for the new CCNP Enterprise certification. To complete your CCNP Enterprise certification, pass the Enterprise core exam, Implementing Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (350-401 ENCOR).

Price per delegate


Scheduled Classes

Remote Access:

11 – 15 Dec 2023

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