ENWLSD

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Designing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks

for the ENWLSD certification exam, from Cisco portfolio 2.0 (2020)

The Designing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks (ENWLSD) certification exam training class, gives you the knowledge you need to design Cisco® wireless networks.

This training class covers design specifics from scenario design concepts through the installation phase and into post-deployment validation.

This class, including the self-paced material, helps prepare you to take the exam: Designing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks (300-425 ENWLSD), which leads to the new CCNP® Enterprise and Cisco Certified Specialist – Enterprise Wireless Design certifications.

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Who Should Enroll?

This training class is for wireless engineers who work in the following roles:
Consulting systems engineer
Network administrator
Network engineer
Network manager
Sales engineer
Systems engineer
Technical solutions architect
Wireless design engineer
Wireless engineer

Description

Designing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks (ENWLSD)

Objectives

After taking this class, you should be able to:
Describe and implement a Cisco-recommended structured design methodology
Describe and implement industry standards, amendments, certifications, and Requests For Comments (RFCs)
Describe and implement Cisco enhanced wireless features
Describe and implement the wireless design process
Describe and implement specific vertical designs
Describe and implement site survey processes
Describe and implement network validation processes

Prerequisite Knowledge Advisory

Before taking this class, you should have:
General knowledge of networks
General knowledge of wireless networks
Routing and switching knowledge

The following Cisco classes are available/recommended to help you achieve the prerequisite advisory:
Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR)
Understanding Cisco Wireless Foundations (WLFNDU)

Course Duration

5 days instructor-led training with hands-on lab practice.

Exam Required for ENWLSD Certification

This class will help you prepare for the Designing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks (300-425 ENWLSD) exam. The exam tests your knowledge of wireless network design, including site surveys, wired and wireless infrastructure, mobility, and WLAN high availability.

After you pass 300-425 ENWLSD:
You earn the Cisco Certified Specialist – Enterprise Wireless Design certification.

ENWLSD Outline

The class outline is as follows:

Lecture:

• Describing and Implementing a Structured Wireless Design Methodology

  • Importance of Planning Wireless Design with a Structured Methodology
  • Cisco Structured Design Model
  • Cisco Design Guides and Cisco Validated Designs for Wireless Networks
  • Role of the Project Manager When Designing Wireless Networks

• Describing and Implementing Industry Protocols and Standards

  • Wireless Standards Bodies
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.11 Standard and Amendments
  • Wi-Fi Alliance (WFA) Certifications
  • Relevant Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Wireless RFCs
  • Practice Activity

• Describing and Implementing Cisco Enhanced Wireless Features

  • Hardware and Software Choices for a Wireless Network Design
  • Cisco Infrastructure Settings for Wireless Network Design
  • Cisco Enhanced Wireless Features

• Examining Cisco Mobility and Roaming

  • Mobility and Intercontroller Mobility in a Wireless Network
  • Optimize Client Roaming in a Wireless Network
  • Cisco Workgroup Bridge (WGB) and WGB Roaming in a Wireless Network

• Describing and Implementing the Wireless Design Process

  • Overview of Wireless Design Process
  • Meet with the Customer to Discuss the Wireless Network Design
  • Customer Information Gathering for a Wireless Network Design
  • Design the Wireless Network
  • Deployment of the Wireless Network
  • Validation and Final Adjustments of the Wireless Network
  • Wireless Network Design Project Documents and Deliverables

• Describing and Implementing Specific Vertical Designs

  • Designs for Wireless Applications
  • Wireless Network Design Within the Campus
  • Extend Wireless Networks to the Branch Sites

• Examining Special Considerations in Advanced Wireless Designs

  • High-Density Designs in Wireless Networks
  • Introducing Location and Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX) Concepts
  • Design for Location
  • FastLocate and HyperLocation
  • Bridges and Mesh in a Wireless Network Design
  • Redundancy and High Availability in a Wireless Network

• Describing and Implementing the Site Survey Processes

  • Site Survey Types
  • Special Arrangements Needed for Site Surveys
  • Safety Aspects to be Considered During Site Surveys
  • Site Survey Tools in Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Third-Party Site Survey Software and Hardware Tools

• Describing and Implementing Wireless Network Validation Processes

  • Post-installation Wireless Network Validation
  • Making Post-installation Changes to a Wireless Network
  • Wireless Network Handoff to the Customer
  • Installation Report

Labs:

  • Use Cisco Prime Infrastructure as a Design Tool
  • Create a Predictive Site Survey with Ekahau Pro
  • Perform a Live Site Survey Using Access Point on a Stick (APoS)
  • Simulate a Post-installation Network Validation Survey