EncartaLabs

Aruba Mobility - Essentials

( Duration: 3 Days )

This Aruba Mobility - Essentials training course provides the knowledge, skills and practical experience required to set up and configure a basic Aruba WLAN utilizing the OS 8.X architecture and features. Using lecture and labs, this course provides the technical understanding and hands-on experience of configuring a single Mobility Master with one controller and AP Aruba WLAN. Attendees will learn how to use Aruba hardware and ArubaOS to install and build a complete, secure controller network with multiple SSIDs.

By attending Aruba Mobility - Essentials workshop, attendees will learn to:

  • Explain how Aruba's wireless networking solutions meet customers’ requirements
  • Explain fundamental WLAN technologies, RF concepts, and 802.11 Standards
  • Configure the Mobility Master and Mobility Controller to control access to the Employee and Guest WLAN
  • Control secure access to the WLAN using Aruba Firewall Policies and Roles
  • Recognize and explain Radio Frequency Bands and channels, and the standards used to regulate them
  • Describe the concept of radio frequency coverage and interference and successful implementation and diagnosis of WLAN systems
  • Identify and differentiate antenna technology options to ensure optimal coverage in various deployment scenarios
  • Describe RF power technology including, signal strength, how it is measured and why it is critical in designing wireless networks
  • Configure and optimize Aruba ARM and Client Match and Client Insight features
  • Perform network monitoring functions and troubleshooting

The Aruba Mobility - Essentials class is ideal for:

  • IT Professionals who deploy small-to-medium scale enterprise network solutions based on Aruba products and technologies.

COURSE AGENDA

1

WLAN Fundamentals

  • Describes the fundamentals of 802.11, RF frequencies and channels
  • Explain RF Patterns and coverage including SNR
  • Roaming Standards and QOS requirements
2

Mobile First Architecture

  • An introduction to Aruba Products including controller types and modes
  • OS 8.X Architecture and features
  • License types and distribution
3

Mobility Master Mobility Controller Configuration

  • Understanding Groups and Subgroups
  • Different methods to join MC with MM
  • Understanding Hierarchical Configuration
4

Secure WLAN configuration

  • Identifying WLAN requirements such as SSID name, encryption, authentication
  • Explain AP groups structure and profiles
  • Configuration of WLAN using the Mobility Master GUI
5

AP Provisioning

  • Describes the communication between AP and Mobility controller
  • Explain the AP booting sequence and requirements
  • Explores the APs controller discovery mechanisms
  • Explains how to secure AP to controller communication using CPSec
  • Describes AP provisioning and operations
6

WLAN Security

  • Describes the 802.11 discovery, authentication and association
  • Explores the various authentication methods, 802.1x with WPA/WPA2, Mac auth
  • Describes the authentication server communication
  • Explains symmetric vs asymmetric Keys, encryption methods
  • WIPS is described along with rogue discovery and protection
7

Firewall Roles and Policies

  • An introduction into Firewall Roles and policies
  • Explains Aruba's Identity based Firewall
  • Configuration of Policies and Rules including aliases
  • Explains how to assign Roles to users
8

Dynamic RF Management

  • Explain how ARM calibrates the network selecting channels and power settings
  • Explores OS 8.X Airmatch to calibrate the network
  • How Client Match and ClientInsight match steers clients to better APs
9

Guest Access

  • Introduces Aruba's solutions for Guest Access and the Captive portal process
  • Configuration of secure guest access using the internal Captive portal
  • The configuration of Captive portal using Clearpass and its benefits
  • Creating a guest provisioning account
  • Troubleshooting guest access
10

Network Monitoring and Troubleshooting

  • Using the MM dashboard to monitor and diagnose client, WLAN and AP issues
  • Traffic analysis using APPrf with filtering capabilities
  • A view of Airwaves capabilities for monitoring and diagnosing client, WLAN and AP issues

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