EncartaLabs

Aruba Design Fundamentals

( Duration: 3 Days )

This Aruba Design Fundamentals training course provides you the fundamental knowledge for an Aruba network design. This course will teach you basic knowledge on the Aruba product lines to help you design an Aruba network with the assistance of a senior designer. This course teaches you how to read a customer request and extract information you need to design a wired and wireless network. You will learn to use VRF, a tool that helps you determine the wireless coverage needs. You will also learn how to use IRIS to create a BOM for wired and wireless equipment and a basic network diagram.

By attending Aruba Design Fundamentals workshop, attendees will learn to:

  • Show familiarity with the Aruba product line for network design
  • Discuss the different WLAN organizations that set wireless network standards
  • Explain how RF bands and different channels influence network connectivity & stability
  • Speak to RF design basics, antenna usage & antenna network transmission fundamentals
  • Speak to RF transmit power levels and WLAN mobility concepts
  • Ask the right questions needed to create a new network.
  • Decipher relevant information from discussing customer pain points.
  • Understand the different frame rack units (RU) and types of equipment racks.
  • Understand cable requirements and limitations.
  • Choose the correct transceiver for your fiber link types.
  • Use and understand the basic concepts of IRIS.
  • Use IRIS sites and groups.
  • Add, copy, paste new devices in IRIS.
  • Connect devices together
  • Produce a Bill of Materials (BOM)
  • Setup Visual RF and show your network topology
  • Understand how to plan a new network in VRF
  • Show familiarity with the different types of APs
  • Show understanding of the different types of mounting brackets to address different mounting needs.
  • Show familiarity with outdoor and ruggedized APs
  • Show familiarity with the various mounting options
  • Review/explain the list of antennas that can be used for the APs
  • Show familiarity with various types of Mobility Controllers and their capacities
  • Explain license requirements
  • Show an understanding of cable types and their limitations
  • Show familiarity with the different types of switches
  • Explain the switches capabilities
  • Design a Car Dealership

The Aruba Design Fundamentals class is ideal for:

  • IT Associates who are new to Aruba and want to learn about the Aruba products and the tools used to help design a network.

COURSE AGENDA

1

Basic product line introduction

  • Basic introduction to Aruba products
2

Information gathering

  • Review customer information
  • Wireless questionnaire
  • Wired questionnaire
  • User counts and application used
  • Security requirements
  • Physical environment
3

Racks and Cables

  • RU specification
  • Rack types
  • Patch panels
  • IDF/MDF
  • Cable limitations
  • Transceivers
  • Fiber limitations
4

The use of IRIS

  • New projects
  • IRIS sites and groups
  • Adding network devices into IRIS
  • Selecting transceivers
  • Connecting devices
  • Creating a BOM
5

The use of VRF

  • VRF Navigating
  • Campus, buildings and Floorplans
  • Planning APs
6

Aruba indoor APs

  • AP types
  • Indoor APs 11ax
  • Indoor APs 11ac wave 2
  • Desk wall mounting
  • Mounts, antennas and accessories
  • IRIS adding APs to BOM
7

Aruba outdoor APs

  • Outdoor APs tolerances
  • Outdoor AP specifications
  • Point to Point APs
  • Indoor Rugged APs
  • Outdoor ruggedized Mounts
  • IRIS adding outdoor AP to BOM
8

MM, MC, VC planning

  • The MM, MC, VC portfolio
  • MM capabilities
  • Mobility controller features
  • Mobility controller specification
  • Licenses
  • IAP clusters
9

Wired Devices

  • Wired Architecture
  • Aruba OS switches
  • Aruba CX switches
  • HPE office connect switches

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
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  • All our trainings are conducted in workshop mode with more focus on hands-on sessions

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