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CCNP Enterprise Wireless Design and Implementation ENWLSD 300-425 and ENWLSI 300-430 Official Cert Guide:Designing & Implementing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks, 1st edition

  • Robert Barton
  • Jerome Henry
  • David Hucaby
CCNP Enterprise Wireless Design ENWLSD 300-425 and Implementation ENWLSI 300-430 Official Cert Guide: Designing & Implementing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks

ISBN-13: 9780136600954

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Published by Cisco Press (October 23rd 2020) - Copyright © 2021

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CCNP Enterprise Wireless Design ENWLSD 300-425 and Implementation ENWLSI 300-430 Official Cert Guide from Cisco Press allows you to succeed on the exam the first time and is the only self-study resource approved by Cisco. Wireless networking experts Jerome Henry, Robert Barton, and David Hucaby share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. This complete study package includes

  • A test-preparation routine proven to help you pass the exams
  • Do I Know This Already? quizzes, which allow you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section
  • Chapter-ending Key Topic tables, which help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly
  • The powerful Pearson Test Prep Practice Test software, complete with hundreds of well-reviewed, exam-realistic questions, customization options, and detailed performance reports
  • An online, interactive Flash Cards application to help you drill on Key Terms by chapter
  • A final preparation chapter, which guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your review and test-taking strategies

Study plan suggestions and templates to help you organize and optimize your study time

This official study guide helps you master all the topics on the CCNP Designing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks (ENWLSD 300-425) exam and CCNP Implementing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks (ENWLSI 300-430) exam, including

  • Wireless Site Survey
  • Wired and Wireless Infrastructure
  • Mobility
  • WLAN High Availability
  • FlexConnect
  • QoS on a Wireless Network
  • Multicast
  • Location Services and Advanced Location Services
  • Security for Wireless Client Connectivity
  • Monitoring
  • Device Hardening

Table of contents

    Introduction xxiv

Part I Wireless Design (ENWLSD) 3

Chapter 1 Wireless Design Requirements 4

    “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 5

    Foundation Topics 7

    Following a Design Process 7

    Evaluating Customer Requirements 8

    Evaluating Client Requirements 10

    Choosing AP Types 15

    Evaluating Security Requirements 16

    AP Deployment Models 17

    Summary 22

    Exam Preparation Tasks 22

    Review All Key Topics 23

    Define Key Terms 23

Chapter 2 Conducting an Offsite Site Survey 24

    “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 24

    Foundation Topics 26

    The Effect of Material Attenuation on Wireless Design 26

    Common Deployment Models for Different Industries 28

    Designing with Regulations in Mind 33

    Choosing the Right Survey Type 37

    A Survey of Wireless Planning Tools 38

    Conducting a Predictive Site Survey 39

    Summary 41

    References 41

    Exam Preparation Tasks 42

    Review All Key Topics 42

    Define Key Terms 42

Chapter 3 Conducting an Onsite Site Survey 44

    “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 45

    Foundation Topics 46

    Performing a Walkthrough Survey 46

    Performing a Layer 1 Survey 49

    Performing a Layer 2 Survey 54

    Performing a Post-Deployment Onsite Survey 62

    Summary 64

    References 64

    Exam Preparation Tasks 65

    Review All Key Topics 65

    Define Key Terms 65

Chapter 4 Physical and Logical Infrastructure Requirements 66

    “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 67

    Foundation Topics 68

    Physical Infrastructure Requirements 68

    Logical Infrastructure Requirements 76

    CAPWAP Flow 76

    Summary 81

    References 82

    Exam Preparation Tasks 82

    Review All Key Topics 82

    Define Key Terms 82

Chapter 5 Applying Wireless Design Requirements 84

    “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 85

    Foundation Topics 87

    Defining AP Coverage 87

    Expanding Coverage with Additional APs 94

    Designing a Wireless Network for Data 98

    Designing a Wireless Network for High Density 99

    Designing a Wireless Network for Voice and Video 105

    Designing a Wireless Network for Location 107

    Summary 108

    Exam Preparation Tasks 108

    Review All Key Topics 108

    Define Key Terms 109

Chapter 6 Designing Radio Management 110

    “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 110

    Foundation Topics 113

    Understanding RRM 113

    Flexible Radio Assignment (FRA) 128

    Localizing RRM with RF Profiles 130

    Optimizing AP Cell Sensitivity with RxSOP 132

    Summary 134

    Exam Preparation Tasks 134

    Review All Key Topics 135

    Define Key Terms 135

Chapter 7 Designing Wireless Mesh Networks 136

    “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 137

    Foundation Topics 138

    Mesh Network Architecture and Components 138

    Site Preparation and Planning 142

    Mesh Convergence and Traffic Flows 147

    Cisco Wi-Fi Mesh Configuration 152

    Daisy-Chaining Wireless Mesh Links 155

    Workgroup Bridges 158

    Summary 161

    References 161

    Exam Preparation Tasks 162

    Review All Key Topics 162

    Define Key Terms 162

Chapter 8 Designing for Client Mobility 164

    “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 164

    Foundation Topics 167

    Roaming Review 167

    Organizing Roaming Behavior with Mobility Groups 171

    Optimizing AP Selection for Client Roaming 176

    Optimizing Security Processes for Roaming 179

    Summary 186

    Exam Preparation Tasks 186

    Review All Key Topics 186

    Define Key Terms 187

Chapter 9 Designing High Availability 188

    “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 188

    Foundation Topics 190

    Making Controller Connectivity More Resilient 192

    Designing High Availability for APs 193

    Designing High Availability for Controllers 197

    Summary 201

    Exam Preparation Tasks 201

    Review All Key Topics 201

    Define Key Terms 202

Part II Wireless Implementation (ENWLSI) 205

Chapter 10 Implementing FlexConnect 206

    “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 208

    Foundation Topics 210

    Remote Office Wireless Deployment Modes 210

    FlexConnect Overview and Requirements 212

    Implementing FlexConnect with AireOS 215

    FlexConnect High Availability and Resiliency 222

    FlexConnect ACLs 225

    FlexConnect Smart AP Image Upgrades 228

    Implementing FlexConnect with IOS-XE Controllers 230

    A Summary of FlexConnect Best Practices Recommendations 236

    Office Extend 237

    Summary 238

    References 239

    Exam Preparation Tasks 239

    Review All Key Topics 239

    Define Key Terms 240

Chapter 11 Implementing Quality of Service on a Wireless Network 242

    “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 243

    Foundation Topics 244

    An Overview of Wireless QoS Principles 244

    Implementing QoS Policies on the Wireless Controller 256

    Implementing QoS for Wireless Clients 267

    Implementing Application Visibility and Control 270

    Summary 277

    References 277

    Exam Preparation Tasks 278

    Review All Key Topics 278

    Define Key Terms 278

Chapter 12 Implementing Multicast 280

    “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 280

    Foundation Topics 283

    Multicast Overview 283

    Implementing mDNS 293

    Implementing Multicast Direct 297

    Summary 300

    References 300

    Exam Preparation Tasks 300

    Review All Key Topics 301

    Define Key Terms 301

Chapter 13 Location Services Deployment 302

    “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 303

    Foundation Topics 304

    Indoor Location 304

    Deploying Location Services 312

    Tracking Clients, RFID Tags, Rogues, and Interferers 320

    Customizing Location Services 324

    Summary 328

    References 328

    Exam Preparation Tasks 329

    Review All Key Topics 329

    Define Key Terms 329

Chapter 14 Advanced Location Services Implementation 330

    “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 331

    Foundation Topics 332

    CMX and DNA Spaces Services and Licenses 332

    Implementing Analytics 334

    Implementing Guest Portals 342

    Implementing WIPS on MSE 351

    Ensuring Location Operational Efficiency 356

    Summary 364

    References 364

    Exam Preparation Tasks 364

    Review All Key Topics 364

    Define Key Terms 365

Chapter 15 Security for Wireless Client Connectivity 366

    “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 367

    Foundation Topics 369

    Implementing 802.1X and AAA on Wireless Architectures 369

    Implementing Client Profiling 380

    Wireless Client Profiling Principles 380

    Configuring Local Client Profiling on the Wireless Controller 382

    Implementing BYOD and Guest 385

    Summary 398

    References 399

    Exam Preparation Tasks 399

    Review All Key Topics 399

    Define Key Terms 400

Chapter 16 Monitoring and Troubleshooting WLAN Components 402

    “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 403

    Foundation Topics 405

    Using Reports on Cisco Prime Infrastructure and DNAC 405

    Managing Alarms on Cisco Prime Infrastructure and DNAC 416

    Troubleshooting Client Connectivity 422

    Troubleshooting and Managing RF Interferences 434

    Summary 436

    References 437

    Exam Preparation Tasks 437

    Review All Key Topics 437

    Define Key Terms 438

Chapter 17 Device Hardening 440

    “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 441

    Foundation Topics 442

    Implementing Device Access Controls 442

    Implementing Access Point Authentication 450

    Implementing CPU ACLs on the Wireless Controller 454

    Summary 456

    References 456

    Exam Preparation Tasks 457

    Review All Key Topics 457

    Define Key Terms 457

Chapter 18 Final Preparation 458

    Getting Ready 458

    Tools for Final Preparation 459

    Chapter-Ending Review Tools 462

    Suggested Plan for Final Review/Study 462

    Summary 462

Appendix A 802.11ax 464

Appendix B Software-Defined Access with Wireless 472

Appendix C RRM TPC Algorithm Example 482

Appendix D Answers Appendix 496

Appendix E CCNP Enterprise Wireless Design ENWLSD 300-425 and Implementation ENWLSI 300-430 Exam Updates 508

Glossary 511

Appendix F Study Planner (online)

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