Managing Campus Networks with Aruba AirWave-VILT

Duration: 3 Days


Training material for this course is offered as e-book. 

Your advantage:

Via Fast Lane virtual training you are directly connected with the training room - questions, answers and feedback are being shared interactively in real-time.

Maximum flexibility, no travel expenses, learning from at home or from workstation!

    Who should attend:

    • Network Administrators who monitor and troubleshoot wireless networks
    • Network and System Administrators responsible for installing and configuring network monitoring systems
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    • Basic WLAN terminology and concepts
    • Knowledge of wired and wireless networking design and operations
    • Experience installing network monitoring software
    Course content

    This hands-on course prepares you with the knowledge and experience required to install and use the AirWave Wireless Management Suite: AirWave Management Platform (AMP), RAPIDS, Visual RF, network health diagnostics, client troubleshooting, alerts and reporting. In this course, you learn about AirWave’s capabilities in troubleshooting network health and client status via the various stages of association and authentication, as well as redundancy and master consoles for large networks.

    Course objectives

    After you successfully complete this course, expect to be able to:

    • Install AWMS 8.x
    • Demonstrate adding devices on the network to the Airwave Management Server
    • Understand Visual RF heatmaps and location information
    • Demonstrate how to troubleshoot wireless network issues using Airwave
    • Understand how to use RAPIDS to identify and locate rogues
    • Demonstrate how to manage and administer an Airwave Management Suite and configure Devices using AWMS
    Course topics

    Introduction to AWMS

    • Airwave Platform
    • Features and Benefits of AMP RAPIDS and Visual RF
    • Airwave products
    • Basic operations using AWMS

    Installing AWMS

    • Installing AMP
    • Hardware requirements
    • Cent OS and AWMS software
    • Basic configuration steps
    • Upgrade AWMS software
    • Licensing AWMS
    • AWMS documentation

    Adding Device to AWMS

    • Folders and Groups
    • Adding devices general process
    • Manually adding devices
    • Device discovery and managing device discovery
    • Moving a device to a folder
    • Troubleshooting

    IAP Organizaion and Groups

    • Overview of IAP
    • Airwave integration
    • Golden configuration
    • IAP Organization options
    • IAP Whitelist

    Using Visual RF and Visual RF Plan

    • Navigation
    • Setup
    • Heat-maps and location information
    • Import floorplan graphics
    • Plan deployments
    • Provision APs
    • Manage Visual RF performance

    Network Health

    • Diagnostics page indicators
    • Network performance tabs
    • Source of issues
    • Network issues

    Troubleshooting Clients and Wireless Networks

    • Searching for users and Diagnostics tab
    • Client issues
    • Network issues
    • AP issues
    • Switch/Controller issues
    • General Issues

    Rogue Detection and Using RAPIDS

    • Why use RAPIDS
    • Threat Detection Methods
    • Rules
    • Classifications
    • IDS Events Report
    • New Rogue Devices Report
    • Visualization
    • PCI Compliance
    • WMS Offload

    Managing Administrative Access, Alerts, Triggers and Reporting

    • Configure role-based administrative use access to the AMP system
    • Triggers
    • Alerts
    • Define and generate reports

    Scalability and Redundancy

    • VM Redundancy
    • Failover for Redundancy
    • Master Console for large deployments
    • Multiple AMP Server deployments
    • Large Deployment example

    System Administration

    • AMP Maintenance
    • Device Maintenance

    Wired Device Management

    • Monitoring wired devices in AWMS
    • Wired device port and interface information
    • Wired device bandwith statistics and counters
    • Managing and configuring wired devices via AWMS templates

    AirWave Aruba Groups

    • How AWMS configures devices
    • Using groups to control policies
    • Creating and controlling groups
    • Basic Group Design
    • Configuration Audits

    IAP Template Configuration

    • Fetching a Template
    • Template Variables
    • Templates Configuration

    IAP GUI Configuration

    • Golden configuration
    • GUI mode
    • GUI configuration
    Further information

    If you would like to know more about this course please contact us