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Cisco Unified Wireless Networking v7.2 (CUWN)

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About this Course

This is a course developed by the Wireless Networks Business Unit designed to provide students with training on the latest versions of Cisco wireless hardware and software. Hands-on exercises provide students with experience with Cisco Compatible Extensions v6, scalability enhancements for the 5508, WiSM-2, and Flex 7500, service provider enhancements, FlexConnect AAA Override, RF Profiles, alloy QoS, Mobile Concierge 802.11u and MSAP and Stadium Vision, KTS CAC, Wi-Fi Direct, TrustSec, FlexConnect Access Control Lists, and FlexConnect Efficient Upgrade.

The course is updated from the CUWN 7.1 course to include the following latest features and functionality:

  • Cisco Compatible Extensions v6
  • scalability enhancements for the 5508
  • WiSM-2, and Flex 7500
  • FlexConnect rebranding, FlexConnect ACLs, FlexConnect AAA Override, and FlexConnect Fast Roaming
  • New lesson on IPv6
  • Cisco CleanAir Phase 2
  • OEAP 600 improvements
  • Service Provider enhancements
  • Alloy QoS
  • Mobile Concierge 802.11u, MSAP and StadiumVision
  • 802.11 Weak Security Policy
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • TrustSec

Who should attend

  • Channel Field Engineers
  • Cisco Network Consulting Engineers
  • New Unified Communications Partners
  • Customer Network Engineers
  • Customer Network Managers

Class Prerequisites

  • Cisco CCNA® or equivalent work experience
  • Familiarity with Windows and Windows networking
  • Prior attendance at IUWNE (recommended)

What You Will Learn

  • Identify how the Cisco Unified Wireless Network solution meets the challenges of successful WLAN deployments
  • Select and properly install the Cisco Unified Wireless Network hardware appropriate to site and use requirements
  • Administer the WLAN, 802.11 security policies, and QoS appropriately to protect and optimize performance on the wireless network
  • Configure and implement the key Cisco Unified Wireless Network security features to mitigate WLAN security threats
  • Utilize a recommended troubleshooting methodology and the various tools available to gather and assess system data to isolate equipment failures and security threats

Follow On Courses

Outline: Cisco Unified Wireless Networking v7.2 (CUWN)

Module 1: Cisco WLAN Solutions
  • Characterizing Cisco Enterprise WLANs
  • Identifying Hardware Models
  • Describing WLC Terms and Protocols
Module 2: Cisco Unified Wireless Network Installation and Configuration
  • Installing Hardware Components
  • Configuring the Cisco WLC Setup
  • Configuring Cisco WLC Settings
  • Configuring LAG
  • Configuring IPv6
  • Describing AP Operational Modes
  • Configuring 802.11 Protocols, Performance Optimization, and Auto RF
  • Implementing Cisco CleanAir
Module 3: Cisco Unified Wireless Network Administration
  • Associating an AP to a WLC
  • Configuring Mobility Groups and Roaming
  • Administering Individual WLANs and AP Groups
  • Configuring QoS
  • Performing General Administration
  • Service Provider Enhancements
Module 4: Cisco Unified Wireless Network Security
  • Describing 802.11 Weak Security Policy
  • Configuring Security Parameters
  • Configuring a Cisco Unified Wireless Network to Support 802.1X Authentication
Module 5: Cisco Unified Wireless Network Maintenance and Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Cisco Unified Wireless Network
  • Gathering VLAN Traffic and Other Data
  • Configuring Policies and Management
  • Loading Device Code and Managing Configuration Data


  • CLI Setup and Web Setup
  • Controller Web Interface
  • AP Association Options, Configurations, and Cisco CleanAir
  • Interface Group Configuration
  • VideoStream
  • Web Authentication
  • WPA or WPA2 PEAP-MS-CHAPv2 Authentication
  • WPA or WPA2 EAP-FAST Local EAP Authentication
  • Pre-Image Download
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

  • United States: US$ 3,295
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 33 CLC
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Online Training

Duration 5 days

  • United States: US$ 3,295
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 33 CLC
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