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Aruba Central - Managing Campus Networks

( Duration: 2 Days )

This Aruba Central - Managing Campus Networks training course covers the central campus cloud based management system that lets you centrally manage and monitor wired and wireless networks. This course covers the Aruba Central management service options for onboarding devices by managing Aruba Instant and Aruba Switches. Attendees will view the advanced analytics services and connectivity health of devices and clients, providing insights into Wi-Fi analytics for smart business decisions. Understand how to simplify visitor access management with a fully secure and scalable guest access including guest cloud services.

By attending Aruba Central - Managing Campus Networks workshop, attendees will learn to:

  • Be able to use Aruba Central and its features
  • Understand the differences between MSP and Central account
  • Be able to customize an MSP account
  • Create customers, groups and assign devices with Central
  • Be familiar with Onboarding devices into Central
  • Be able to describe different methods of Onboarding
  • Understand the purpose and uses for Groups, Labels and Sites
  • Be able to filter information using Groups, Labels and Sites
  • Describe the importance of Guest Access
  • Configures switches via Central
  • Be familiar with VRF and heatmaps and know your network topology
  • Be able to plan a new network and know how to use network monitoring and troubleshooting
  • View your network health and troubleshoot client issues
  • Maintain network security
  • Customize alerts according to your needs
  • Be familiar with your network applications
  • Identify non Wi-Fi issues
  • Be aware of the users passing by or entering your establishment
  • Be familiar with the UC dashboard
  • Use the UC dashboard to monitor UC quality
  • Be familiar with Central's administrative tasks
  • Know how to add admin users and new certificates
  • Know how to upgrade the network and create reports

The Aruba Central - Managing Campus Networks class is ideal for:

  • Technical personnel who want a deep-dive into Aruba Central and Network Administrators who need to centralize the management and configuration of Aruba IAPs and Switches.

COURSE AGENDA

1

Introduction

  • Central Introduction
  • Latest Central cloud-based management features
  • Options for IAP clusters and Aruba access switches
  • Networking, configuration, guest management, report generation and maintenance
2

MSP

  • Learn how to change a Central account to an MSP account
  • Changes with an MSP account verses a standalone Central account
  • Customize your SP information and customer's logo
3

Onboarding

  • Basic process for onboarding devices using Zero touch, cloud key and manually adding devices
  • Smartphone installations
  • Registering a Central account
  • Subscriptions to manage devices
  • Troubleshooting onboarding issues
4

Group, Sites and Labels

  • Set up groups for device configurations
  • Create labels to filter devices for monitoring, managing and reporting purposes
  • Use sites for installation as well as monitoring, managing and reporting
5

IA and Aruba Switch Configuration

  • Group essentials for configuration
  • Configuring a new WLAN with an access method
  • How to name APs
  • Introduction to Guest Access features
  • Central management for Aruba access switches
  • How to configure and monitor Aruba switches
6

Visual RF

  • Set up Visual RF floorplans for planning and monitoring
  • Verify the AP heatmaps and client locations
  • Plan an RF layout for new sites
  • Review the topology layout of the network
7

Monitoring and Troubleshooting

  • Overview of monitoring and troubleshooting for groups and devices
  • Attach labels, look for IAPs and clients, apply console commands and use troubleshooting commands.
  • Overview of Wireless Intrusion Detection System (IDS) and Intrusion Protection System (IPS)
  • IPS and IDS configuration and monitoring options.
8

Presence Analytics, AppRF and UCC

  • View application visibility to identify usage and network activity on websites.
  • Presence Analytics subscription to view customer traffic and provide details concerning new visitors and loyal customers.
  • Be familiar with Aruba Central's Unified Communications app (UCC)
  • Available subscriptions with UCC
  • Activity graphs
9

Administration and Maintenance

  • Create an administrative user
  • Assign pre-configured roles and a customized role
  • Generate reports for viewing network information, compliance and performance.
  • Manage device firmware on your network
  • Monitor the Audit Trail
  • Introduction into API and certificates

Encarta Labs Advantage

  • One Stop Corporate Training Solution Providers for over 4,000 Modules on a variety of subjects
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  • Get jumpstarted from newbie to production ready in a matter of few days
  • Trained more than 50,000 Corporate executives across the Globe
  • All our trainings are conducted in workshop mode with more focus on hands-on sessions

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