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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.

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

Target Audience:

Ideal candidates are Network Administrators who monitor and troubleshoot wireless networks, and Network and System Administrators responsible for installing and configuring network monitoring systems.

Conspect Show list

  1. Introduction to AWMS 
    • Airwave Platform
    • Features and Benefits of AMP RAPIDS and Visual RF
    • Airwave products
    • Basic operations using AWMS
    • IAP Whitelist
  2. Installing AWMS 
    • Installing AMP
    • Hardware requirements
    • Cent OS and AWMS software
    • Basic configuration steps
    • Upgrade AWMS software
    • Licensing AWMS
    • AWMS documentation
  3. 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 Whitelist
  4. IAP Organizaion and Groups
    • Overview of IAP
    • Airwave integration
    • Golden configuration
    • IAP Organization options
    • IAP Whitelist
  5. Using Visual RF and Visual RF Plan 
    • Navigation
    • Setup
    • Heatmaps and location information
    • Import floorplan graphics
    • Plan deployments
    • Provision APs
    • Manage Visual RF performance
    • IAP Whitelist
  6. Network Health 
    • Diagnostics page indicators
    • Network performance tabs
    • Source of issues
    • Network issues
    • IAP Whitelist
  7. Troubleshooting Clients and Wireless Networks 
    • Searching for users and Diagnostics tab
    • Client issues
    • Network issues
    • AP issues
    • Switch/Controller issues
    • General Issues
    • IAP Whitelist
  8. 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
    • IAP Whitelist
  9. Managing Administrative Acess Alerts Triggers and Reporting 
    • Configure role-based administrative use access to the AMP system
    • Triggers
    • Alerts
    • Define and generate reports
    • IAP Whitelist
  10. Scalability and Redundancy
    • VM Redundancy
    • Failover for Redundancy
    • Master Console for large deployments
    • Multiple AMP Server deployments
    • Large Deployment example
    • IAP Whitelist
  11. System Administration
    • AMP Maintenance
    • Device Maintenance
    • IAP Whitelist
  12. 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
    • IAP Whitelist
  13. Airwave Aruba Groups 
    • How AWMS configures devices
    • Using groups to control policies
    • Creating and controlling groups
    • Basic Group Design
    • Configuration Audits
    • IAP Whitelist
  14. Configuring Aruba Devices 
    • Configuring Aruba Devices via AWMS GUI
    • Auditing and Conguration
    • Managing Profiles on AWMS
    • Pushing Configuration to Controllers
    • Visibility
    • Additional Troubleshooting
    • IAP Whitelist
  15. IAP Template Configuration
    • Fetching a Template
    • Template Variables
    • Templates Configuration
    • IAP Whitelist
  16. IAP Gui C onfiguration
    • Golden configuration
    • GUI mode
    • GUI configuration
    • IAP Whitelist
  17. Cisco Groups and Firmware updates
    • AWMS configure to devices
    • Groups to control policies
    • Create and control groups
    • Basic group design
    • Configuration audits
    • IAP Whitelist
  18. Configuring Cisco Devices with IOS Templates
    • Configure groups for CISCO IOS devices
    • Configure group templates for Cisco IOS devices
    • Making changes using template variables
    • IAP Whitelist
  19. Cisco WLC Configuration 
    • Cisco Wireless LAN controllers
    • Cisco WLC configuration
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Duration 3 days

The participants will obtain certificates signed by Aruba Networks.

This course prepares you also for such related Aruba Networks certifications:Aruba Certified Mobility Expert (ACMX) V6.4


Aruba Networks Certified Trainer.

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