Description

The Engineering Cisco Meraki Solutions Part 1 (ECMS1) v2.0 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.

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:
Describing the Cloud and the Cisco Meraki Dashboard
  • Single Pane of Glass Management
  • Cisco Meraki Full Stack Capabilities
Describing Cisco Meraki Products and Administration
  • Cisco Meraki MX Security and SD-WAN Appliance
  • Cisco Meraki MS Switches
Describing Cisco Meraki Troubleshooting
  • Cisco Meraki Dashboard Sync and Real-Time Tools
  • Integration of Cisco Meraki Monitoring and Troubleshooting Tools in Existing Systems
Lab outline
● Configure the Cisco Meraki Dashboard
◦ Basic initial device setup
● Enable Advanced Features and Optimize Networking
◦ Enable advanced cisco Meraki dashboard features and optimize network
● Troubleshoot the Network using the Cisco Meraki Dashboard
◦ Troubleshoot and fine-tune the network and wireless configuration

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