Description

The Engineering Cisco Meraki Solutions Part 1 (ECMS1) v1.1 is a 1-day instructor-led or virtual-instructor led course that equips you with the knowledge and skills to confidently operate Cisco Meraki solutions as a unified management system of an entire network from a centralized dashboard. Through a full day of instruction including live demos and guided lab practice, you will learn how to implement core configurations for a full stack solution in the Meraki Dashboard and leverage essential Meraki Dashboard tools to enforce device security policies, deploy software and apps, and perform remote, live troubleshooting on managed devices. This is the first of two courses that prepare you to take the Cisco Meraki Solutions Specialist certification exam.

The price in Cisco Learning Credits (CLC) for the ECMS1 course is 7 CLCs per person.

Objectives

This course will help you:
  • Learn the skills, technologies, and best practices you need to deploy Cisco Meraki solutions and operate the Meraki platform
  • Validate your knowledge and prepare to take the Cisco Meraki Solutions Specialist certification exam

After taking this course, you should be able to:
  • Implement core configurations for a full stack solution in the Meraki Dashboard
  • Deploy foundational Meraki product features to meet basic IT requirements
  • Understand and leverage essential Meraki Dashboard tools for troubleshooting

Outline

The course contains these components:
Cloud and Dashboard
  • Cisco Meraki devices and the cloud
      • Describe the process of Meraki devices connecting to the cloud
  • Licensing
      • Describe licensing and co-termination
Products and Administration
  • MV security cameras
      • Describe the hardware and features of the MV security cameras
  • MI web-based application analytics
      • Describe the hardware and features of Meraki Insights

Operating and Troubleshooting
  • Dashboard sync and real-time tools
      • Describe configuration updates and live tools
  • Application Program Interfaces
      • Describe available application program interfaces

Lab outline
  • Configuring the Dashboard
  • Basic initial device setup
  • Advanced features
  • Enable network security
  • Troubleshooting in Dashboard
  • Wireless reconfiguration and fine-tuning

Prerequisite Knowledge

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

Associated certifications