Cisco Catalyst Wireless Enablement C9800/Wifi6 (CWEWIFI6)


Course Overview

The CWEWIFI6 course is part of Cisco Black Belt Academy Aligned Content. It belongs to the stage: EN - Wireless Pre- sales Stage 2 & EN - Wireless Deployment Stage 2.

Who should attend

  • Experienced network engineers
  • Engineering teams responsible for a migration from “old school wireless” to "802.11ax and Wi-Fi 6"


For successful completion of this course the knowledge in the following areas is required:

  • Networking fundamentals
  • Wireless fundamentals
  • Routing and switching fundamentals
  • Troubleshooting fundamentals
  • AAA/ISE fundamentals
  • Experience with Cisco IOS and IOS XE
  • Experience with Cisco configurations, Cisco IOS images and licences

Course Objectives

After completing this Fast Lane 2-day course, you will have gained knowledge and practice in the following areas:

  • Fundamental functions and characteristics of the Cisco Catalyst 9800-CL wireless controller
  • The new standard WiFi 6 (802.11ax) and the differences and compatibility to older standards (802.11abg/ac) and 5G standards
  • The features and particularities of WiFi 6 (OFDMA, Multi-User-MIMO, BSS Coloring, Target Wake Time (TWT), 1024-QAM, IoT)
  • The Catalyst 9100 AP Portfolio (Wi-Fi 6, Wave 2 , Indoor/ Outdoor)
  • Fundamental architecture, form-factor and characteristics of the Cisco Catalyst 9800 wireless controllers
  • Setup and initial configuration, commissioning and access point connectivity
  • Cisco WLAN architecture and underlying infrastructure
  • AP and IOS XE Migration Scenarios
  • ISSU, hot patching, cold patching, SSO, HA, programmability
  • Inter-Release Controller Mobility (IRCM) Migration and AireOS Config Translator
  • Implementation of local and central switching with state-of-the-art access switches and wireless LAN controllers
  • Implementation of remote Wireless LAN networks using Flex-Connect Mode
  • Fundamental WLAN maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Backup and recovery concepts Software updates
  • Cisco DNA, Assurance and AI Network Analytics
  • Cisco DNA Spaces

Course Content

In this 2-day workshop we will cover the Catalyst 9100 access point portfolio, benefits of Wi-Fi 6 and how cisco has gone above & beyond the standard to drive digital transformation. We will also cover the 9800-controller available in various form factors - as an appliance, cloud and embedded controller on switch powered by IOS XE. You will learn how to get a Wireless network up and running with the C9800 controller, from Day 0 provisioning, high availability, patching, programmability, telemetry to simplified configuration, migration and integration with DNA Center. We will talk about solution selling with what's new in Cisco DNA Center Automation, Assurance and SDA and how the wireless infrastructure, along with sensors & Network AI Analytics help power up assurance. You will also learn how Cisco can help deliver line of business outcomes with Cisco DNA Spaces our powerful location-based analytics platform.

Want More? In this workshop you will also have access to a hands-on Cisco Catalyst Mobility Innovations Lab. You will perform hands-on configurations on these products and features to show case their benefits and the value addition it will bring to your customers.

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training Onsite
Modality: V

Duration 2 days

  • on request
Classroom Training Onsite
Modality: N

Duration 2 days

  • on request

Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.