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AirWave Wireless Management Suite Installation, Configuration and Use (AICU)


Course Overview

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.

Who should attend

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

Course Objectives

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

Course Content

Introduction to AWMS

  • Airwave Platform
  • Features and Benefits of AMP RAPIDS and Visual RF
  • Airwave products
  • Basic operations using AWMS

Installing AWMS

  • Installing AMP
  • Hardware requirements
  • Cent OS and AWMS software
  • Basic configuration steps
  • Upgrade AWMS software
  • Licensing AWMS
  • AWMS documentation

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 Organizaion and Groups

  • Overview of IAP
  • Airwave integration
  • Golden configuration
  • IAP Organization options
  • IAP Whitelist

Using Visual RF and Visual RF Plan

  • Navigation
  • Setup
  • Heatmaps and location information
  • Import floorplan graphics
  • Plan deployments
  • Provision APs
  • Manage Visual RF performance

Network Health

  • Diagnostics page indicators
  • Network performance tabs
  • Source of issues
  • Network issues

Troubleshooting Clients and Wireless Networks

  • Searching for users and Diagnostics tab
  • Client issues
  • Network issues
  • AP issues
  • Switch/Controller issues
  • General Issues

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

Managing Administrative Access Alerts Triggers and Reporting

  • Configure role-based administrative use access to the AMP system
  • Triggers
  • Alerts
  • Define and generate reports

Scalability and Redundancy

  • VM Redundancy
  • Failover for Redundancy
  • Master Console for large deployments
  • Multiple AMP Server deployments
  • Large Deployment example

System Administration

  • AMP Maintenance
  • Device Maintenance

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

Airwave Aruba Groups

  • How AWMS configures devices
  • Using groups to control policies
  • Creating and controlling groups
  • Basic Group Design
  • Configuration Audits

Configuring Aruba Devices

  • Configuring Aruba Devices via AWMS GUI
  • Auditing and Conguration
  • Managing Profiles on AWMS
  • Pushing Configuration to Controllers
  • Visibility
  • Additional Troubleshooting

IAP Template Configuration

  • Fetching a Template
  • Template Variables
  • Templates Configuration

IAP Gui Configuration

  • Golden configuration
  • GUI mode
  • GUI configuration

Cisco Groups and Firmware updates

  • AWMS configure to devices
  • Groups to control policies
  • Create and control groups
  • Basic group design
  • Configuration audits

Configuring Cisco Devices with IOS Templates

  • Configure groups for CISCO IOS devices
  • Configure group templates for Cisco IOS devices
  • Making changes using template variables

Cisco WLC Configuration

  • Cisco Wireless LAN controllers
  • Cisco WLC configuration
Online Training
Modality: L

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Eastern Europe: 1,500.- €
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Eastern Europe: 1,500.- €

Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.