Introduction to Juniper Networks Wireless LANs — A 4 day course

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Synopsis

This is a four-day instructor led training course on the Juniper Networks Wireless LAN Services (WLS) system.

The course includes an overview of the full range of hardware and software products and their capabilities and features. The course describes the WLS system architecture and a project framework for planning a WLS system deployment. It covers the Radio Frequency (RF) planning capabilities of the RingMaster software and basic wireless LAN controller (WLC) configuration through the command-line interface (CLI).

The course then moves on to describe system and service configuration using RingMaster. The course also describes a secure, enterprise-grade employee service in detail and introduces other service options (such as a Web portal login).

Integration issues with the back-end authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA), Domain Name System (DNS), and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) servers are examined, and the monitoring, management and reporting capabilities of the RingMaster software are also described.

The course uses a combination of lecture as well as practical and group exercises to ensure a high level of hands-on experience with the Juniper Networks WLS system components.

The course is based on the Juniper Networks wireless LAN system (WLS) software release 7.5.

Objectives

After successfully completing this course, you should be able to:

Contents

Juniper Networks Wireless LAN System Overview

WLS Basic Architecture

WLS Software Installation and Overview

Reverse Planning

WLS Hardware Setup and Configuration

WLS Service Configuration

Troubleshooting the Wireless LAN System

WLS Network Integration

WLS Domains and Clusters

WLS Advanced Architecture

WLS Monitoring

WLS Management and Reporting

Suitable For

The course is designed to give field and support engineers a high level of technical competence with the Juniper Networks WLS products.

Prerequisites

Students should have intermediate-level networking knowledge and an understanding of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model and the TCP/IP protocol suite.

Students should also have a good understanding of 802.11 wireless LAN fundamentals and be familiar with AAA concepts and RADIUS.

Students should also attend both the Juniper Networks Networking Fundamentals and the Juniper Networks WLAN Fundamentals courses (or possess equivalent knowledge) prior to attending this class.