Course Outline : ECS ExtremeWireless Core

Course Overview

This class will give the students a good technical understanding of the ExtremeWireless CORE technologies. There will also be practical, hands-on-labs, where the students will get to setup and configure this type of technology to supplement the theoretical learning. 
A thorough understanding of wireless networking, wired networking and associated protocols. Highly recommended to have completed the Extreme Wireless EDS class.

Course Objectives
This course is a blend of both theoretical and hands-on Lab experience.

Successful candidates will gain the skills and knowledge to deploy, configure and troubleshoot ExtremeWireless Core.


Solution Overview
– ExtremeWireless Landscape
– WiNG at a glance
– What’s New In WiNG 7
– 11ax Introduction
– WPA3 Introduction
– Dual Mode Capability
– ExtremeWireless WiNG hardware overview

Configuration Model
– ExtremeWireless WiNG configuration model concepts such as RF Domain, Profile, Device overrides, WLAN and Policy
– Final device configuration

Mint Protocol
– MiNT protocol link layers and link levels
– Forming MiNT links

AP Adoption
– Finding a controller using L2 and L3 adoption
– Understanding and configuring L2 and L3 adoption

Zero Touch Provisioning
– Describing the provisioning policy
– Provisioning policy wildcards

Supported Deployments and Provisioning
– Reference designs for single and central site/multi-site deployments
– Scalability considerations
– General best practices and common design mistakes

– Clustering overview
– Clustering setup

Virtual Controller
– VC overview
– VC configuration

Initial Configuration
– Initial device setup
– Resetting APs to factory defaults
– Configure management access settings via Management Policy

Software Management
– Mixed mode
– Image types
– Software upgrade

Wireless LANs
– WLAN configuration
– WLAN forwarding modes
– WLAN assignments, authentication methods, and encryption
– AAA Policy
– QoS policies and mappings

Advanced WLAN Features
– Configuring SMART RF
– Using SMART RF statistics to analyse WLAN state and potential issues
– WLAN optimization features

Integrated Services
– DHCP server
– Radius server
– Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
– IPsec VPN

Captive Portal
– Hotspot deployment options and defining policies
– Authentication methods used to verify user registrations
– Enforcing authentication methods
– User and device registration and notification methods

Security Features
– Stateful L2+ Distributed Firewall features
– Firewall SPI, IP ACLs, ACLS, DOS detection, and storm control
– Variations of Wireless IPS (WIPS)

Mesh Features
– MeshConnex overview
– Opportunistic Rate Link Adaption (ORLA)
– Configuring MeshConnex

Troubleshooting and Remote Diagnostics
– Troubleshooting rules and processes
– Different levels of log messages (log file, CLI, or remote syslog)
– Live packet capture, different capture modes, and using capture points and filters
– Remote debugging on the captive portal
– Opening GTAC case

– NSight overview
– Using NSight for monitoring and troubleshooting

Extreme Guest
– Extreme Guest overview and features

Location Sensor
– Extreme Location Sensor
– Configuring WiNG to support Extreme Location

What’s new?
– Recent firmware releases overview

Two ways to get Certified

1. View free videos and then take a payable 2 day Pre-Certification Lab Class and Exam

2. Attend a payable Instructor Led Class plus exam