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Course Overview

The lab-intensive "Implementing Aruba WLANs (IAW)" course is designed to provide students the knowledge, skills and practical experience required to set up and configure a basic Aruba WLAN. Using lecture and labs, the class provides the technical understanding and hands-on experience of configuring a single-controller, single AP Aruba WLAN.

Students will practice using Aruba hardware and ArubaOS to install and build a complete, secure single-controller network with multiple SSIDs. Class time is divided with approximately 40% lecture and 60% labs. The course is based on ArubaOS 6.4  

Target Audience

Customers needing the basic knowledge and skills to implement a single controller Aruba WLAN. 

Course Prerequisites

Students are expected to come to the class with knowledge of Aruba's products. A conceptual knowledge of VLANs and network data flow & control helps frame the specifics of Aruba's network architecture. Students taking this class may complete the following self-paced online courses available to view at no charge on the Aruba Web Site:

Course Contents

  • ​Aruba Architecture and Features
  • Overview of Aruba OS GUI and CLI commands
  • Mobility Controller initial setup and licensing using ArubaOS wizards
  • Aruba Wireless LAN Configuration
  •  Overview of Aruba's "ARM", Adaptive Radio Management feature
  • Use the integrated Spectrum Analyzer to monitor RF environment and device classification
  • Provisioning Aruba thin APs using wizards and the GUI
  • Implementing network firewalls through Aruba roles and policies
  • Implementing various WLAN authentication policies including most secure 802.1x, and Enterprise WPA and WPA2 methods.
  • Using WLAN policies to create a Secure Guest access with Aruba's Captive Portal features
  • Remote Access Point (RAP)
  • Overview of Aruba Controller Operations and Maintenance procedures and commands 

Course Duration

3 days

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