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Course data sheet

Implementing Aruba WLAN


H0LJ1S
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.

Prerequisites
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
• AP LEDs
Module 5: Authentication • Security overview
• Encryption suites and their configuration
• Authentication methods
• SSID
• 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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