The Deploying Advanced Cisco Wireless LAN (WDAWL) v1.2 is a 2-day instructor led or virtual-instructor led course that introduces learners to the deployment of an efficient wireless LAN (WLAN) enterprise solution. To accomplish this, the course is designed to provide the learner a better understanding and appreciation of the complexities involved in efficiently supporting, client mobility, network efficiency, areas of high client density, high availability, advanced guest networking, and IPv6 support.


Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:
  • Differentiate the characteristics of a unified WLAN architecture, and configure and test the controllers, access points, and basic features
  • Describe the procedures to configure Layer 2 and Layer 3 roaming
  • Describe the procedure to configure QoS on the network to optimize audio and video flows
  • Describe the process to configure Cisco Unified Wireless using IPv6
  • Perform routine maintenance, network monitoring, and common troubleshooting tasks on Cisco WLAN


The course contains these components:
  • Client Mobility Between Subnets
    • Understanding Same Subnet Roaming
    • Understanding Inter-subnet Mobility
    • Identifying Advanced Mobility Issues
    • Lab: Connecting to the remote labs
  • Network Efficiency
    • Configuring Quality of Service
    • (Optional) Lab: Monitoring WLC QoS on the Switch Infrastructure
    • Implementing Video over Wi-Fi
    • Implementing VideoStream In A FlexConnect Deployment
    • Integrating the WLC with MS Lync SDN
  • High Density Deployment Challenges
    • Understanding the Effects of Client Density on a Wireless Network
    • Lab: Implementing CMX Visitor Connect
    • Planning for Areas of High Client Density
    • Lab: Implementing Social Auth Visitor Connect
  • Introduction to Mesh Networks
    • Describing Wireless Mesh Networks-Overview
    • Lab: Configuring IPv6
    • Implementing Wireless Mesh Networks-Overview
    • Lab: IPv6 First Hop Security Configuration (Optional)
  • Wireless Guest Networks
    • Providing Advanced Guest Access
    • Implementing Local Policies and Client Profiling
    • Implementing Cisco CMX Visitor Connect
  • Wireless High Availability
    • Describing Wireless High Availability
    • Enhancing Wireless High Availability
  • Implementing IPv6 Support
    • Configuring Clients for IPv6
    • Configuring the Infrastructure for IPv6
  • Appendix
    • Service Provider and PMIPv6

Prerequisite Knowledge

The knowledge and skills that a learner should possess before attending this course are as follows: