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Course data sheet

Implementing Aruba WLAN

This course is designed to provide students the knowledge,
HPE course number H0LJ1S
skills, and practical experience required to set up and
Course length 3 days
configure a basic Aruba WLAN. Using lecture and labs, the
Delivery modes ILT, VILT
class provides the technical understanding and hands-on
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View now experience of configuring a single-controller, single-AP Aruba
View related courses View now WLAN. Students will practice using Aruba hardware and
ArubaOS to install and build a complete, secure,
single-controller network with multiple SSIDs. Successful
conclusion of the course prepares the student for the Aruba
Certified Mobility Associate (ACMA) exam.

Why HPE Education Services?
• IDC MarketScape leader 4 years running Students are expected to come to the class
for IT education and training* with knowledge of Aruba’s products.
• Recognized by IDC for leading with A knowledge of VLANs, switching, and routing
global coverage, unmatched technical helps frame the specifics of Aruba’s network
expertise, and targeted education architecture. Students taking this class may
consulting services*
complete the following self-paced online
• Key partnerships with industry leaders courses, available to view at no charge on the
OpenStack®, VMware®, Linux®, Microsoft®, Aruba website:
ITIL, PMI, CSA, and (ISC)2
• Complete continuum of training delivery • Wired fundamentals video
options—self-paced eLearning, custom
education consulting, traditional
• Wireless fundamentals
classroom, video on-demand instruction,
live virtual instructor-led with hands-on
lab, dedicated onsite training
• Simplified purchase option with
HPE Training Credits

*Realize Technology Value with Training, IDC

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Detailed course outline

Module 1: Aruba architecture • Aruba product review
• Aruba network architecture components
• Software architecture components
• Aruba solution—How it works
• Campus and remote network design
• Aruba scalable design
• Controller roles
• Theory of operation
Module 2: Initial setup • Web UI: Guided tour
• Initial setup Wizards
• AP Wizard
• Controller Wizard
• Campus WLAN Wizard
• Remote AP Wizard
• WIP Wizard
• AirWave Wizard
• What these Wizards do
• A look at where the Wizards place information
• Licenses
• Monitoring dashboard
Module 3: WLAN configuration • WLAN setup Wizard
• Creating a secure employee WLAN
• AP groups
Module 4: AP provisioning • AP booting procedures
• AP provisioning overview
• AP and controller communication
• Troubleshooting AP boot and controller communication
• AP provisioning
• Provision via the AP Wizard
• Provisioning manually
• Basic troubleshooting
• AP profiles
Module 5: Authentication • Security overview
• Encryption suites and their configuration
• Authentication methods
• MAC authentication and configuration
• Captive portal
• 802.1X
• 802.1X configuration
• Server groups
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Module 6: Advanced authentication • Authentication server advanced configuration

• 802.1X configuration options
• AAA fast connect
• Machine authentication
Module 7: Firewall policies • Firewall overview
• Features
• Stateful inspection vs. ACLs
• Policies and rules components
• Aliases
• Destinations
• Application services
• Policy construction and configuration
• Countermeasures: Blacklisting clients
• Global firewall settings
• Valid user ACL
• OS Fingerprinting
• Troubleshooting
• Viewing firewall traffic in the dashboard
Module 8: Roles • Explanation of roles
• Creating and applying roles
• Applying and restricting policies to groups
• Role derivation processes
• User derived rules
• Default roles
• Stateful firewall setting
• Bandwidth contracts
• Global and role ACLs
• Dashboard
• Best practices
• Troubleshooting roles and policies
Module 9: ARM® • ARM functional description
• Scanning
• Client match
• Spectrum analysis
Module 10: Captive portal • Aruba’s guest access solution
• Captive portal process
• Captive portal configuration steps
• Customizing captive portal
• Using WLAN Wizard
• Troubleshooting captive portal
• Guest provisioning account
• Guest provisioning customization
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Module 11: Remote AP • Remote AP overview

• Aruba’s remote AP solution
• Remote AP architectures
• RAP forwarding modes
• RAP operations mode
• RAP whitelist
• Remote AP configuration steps
• Remote AP provisioning
• Troubleshooting

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