The lab-intensive Aruba Instant AP course is designed to provide students the knowledge, skills and practical experience required to set up and configure an IAP cluster with WLAN. Using lecture and labs, the class provides the technical understanding and hands-on experience of configuring a cluster of IAPs, with 802.1X, Captive portal WLANs, and Firewall settings. The class will also provide IAP and user troubleshooting skills. Other topics covered are advanced services such as ARM, Mesh setup, VPN to a controller, Roaming between clusters, and IDS/IPS. This IAP class can be coupled with an Airwave or Central class for management and configuration purposes.
After you successfully complete this course, expect to be able to: Be familiar with IAP types Describe how to form an IAP cluster Be familiar with different installation methods Connect, reset and set up an IAP (including VC) Be familiar with types of WLAN settings Describe methods for assigning a VLAN to a WLAN Describe security options Describe how to set up zones Configure authentication & security and set up an IAP/ WLAN in a zone Be familiar with various captive portal options Know how to configure internal and external captive portal pages Be familiar with types or Roles and Rules that you can set up. Describe options for Role derivation Describe limitations that can be applied to IAP uplink ports Summarize features/ advantages IAPs provide in an AirGroup Configure AirGroup settings Use AirGroup Dashboard to monitor servers Be familiar with the dashboard and its monitoring capabilities View support commands that can be issued Invoke spectrum analysis to view spectrum Look at application used by clients on network Be familiar with ARM functions and features Describe Client Match features Describe RF Optimization methods for improving network performance Be familiar with the mesh options and mesh monitoring commands. Describe how to configure an IAP’s wired port for connectivity Describe how to manage Uplink Options Be familiar with roaming clients in an L2/L3 environment Client roaming in a L2 and L3 environment Be familiar with IAP VPN setup Learn the configuration steps for the MC and IAP Examine the troubleshooting commands Be familiar with the deployment of IAPs Understand the option for DHCP selection Look at the BID process for subnet distribution Troubleshoot client issues IAP issues Be familiar with the possible attacks. How rogue detection is completed Monitoring your network for intrusion Be familiar firmware and update procedures Learn how to backup and restore your configuration Learn how to convert IAPs in to RAPS or CAPS Look into the various management options