Configuring Aruba Location Services

Duration: 3 Days

Who should attend:

  • This course is designed for individuals responsible for the design and creation of a Meridian powered App and deployment of a Beacon infrastructure. Additionally, it is also beneficial for individuals evaluating the ALE product and integration with Third Party Analytics.


Upon completion of the course, participants are eligible to take the Aruba Certified Engagement & Analytics Professional (ACEAP) exam at Pearson VUE. 

An individual course planning is possible for this kind of course. If you would like to know more about this course please either call us on +43 (0)1 70795380 or send an email to
Course content

This course teaches you about the Meridian Bluetooth beacons as well as the Analytics and Location Engine (ALE) platform. Participants learn in-depth technical features and have an opportunity to tackle hands-on labs in this 3 day instructor-led course. This course teaches participants about topics such as Meridian Appmaker and SDK, maps and app content creation. Students are provided with a technical overview of beacon deployment and troubleshooting, with hands-on labs. In this course, participants learn about the ALE platform and integration with Third-party analytics providers. The course covers ClearPass integration with Aruba Location Services and Meridian powered Applications.

Course outline

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

  • Understand Aruba Location services, BLE and ALE
  • Demonstrate creating an App with Maps, Placemarks, Pages and Events
  • Identify BLE Beacon Positioning and Notification
  • Understand Campaigns and Notifications
  • Demonstrate Beacon Management and Operations
  • Troubleshooting Beacon deployments and campaigns
  • Integrate ClearPass with Aruba location Services
Course topics

 Meridian AppMaker, BLE, and ALE Introduction

  •     Aruba Location Services and Meridian Product line
  •     Key Features of the Meridian Platform
  •     ALE and Analytics
  •     Deployment models/ Customer Use cases
  •     Licensing
  •     AppMaker vs SDK App
  •     Downloading/Navigating an App

Maps and Placemarks

  •     App Creation Process
  •     Building an App
  •     Maps
  •     Placemarks
  •     Routes
  •     Downloading App Viewer
  •     Viewing App in App Viewer
  •     Self-guided Wayfinding in an App

Pages and Events

  •     Creating Pages in AppMaker
  •     Types of Pages
  •     Creating Lists
  •     Events
  •     App Theme
  •     Language Localization

Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Beacon Positioning and Notification

  •     Basics 

  •     Beacon Location vs Proximity 
  •     Beacons App
  •     Deploying Beacons
  •     Beacons in Meridian Editor
  •     Beacons Monitoring and Troubleshooting

Campaigns and Notifications

  •     Deploying a Proximity Beacon
  •     Creating Campaigns
  •     Associating a Beacon to a campaign
  •     Testing and resetting campaigns

Beacon Deployment and Installation

  •     RF Design review
  •     Beacon Deployment Models
  •     Antenna Patterns
  •     Beacon Installation

Remote Beacon Management

  •     Product Options
  •     Architecture
  •     Supported Controllers/AP models
  •     Battery Powered vs USB beacons
  •     Configuration and Features
  •     Deploying an Aruba Sensor

Operations and maintenance

  •     Beacons walk-through mode
  •     Beacons Maintenance
  •     Replacing Beacons
  •     Deleting Beacons
  •     Moving Beacons
  •     Updating Apps in the App Store
  •     License Renewals
  •     Reports

ALE and Analytics

  •     Why analytics
  •     ALE architecture
  •     ALE interface
  •     Third party analytics
  •     ALE scaling and licensing

Integration with ClearPass

  •     Integration components
  •     ClearPass integration
  •     OAuth2
  •     Configure ClearPass for OAuth2/Meridian
Further information

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