Advanced Juniper Networks Wireless LANs

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The course describes best practice guidelines for planning an enterprise-wide Juniper Networks WLS system with its flexible domain architecture. Best practices for advanced security are presented, as are the issues to be considered when deploying voice and mesh services. Centrally managed architectures are also presented. The course also includes a look at some advanced troubleshooting techniques. The course uses a combination of lecture and practical exercises to ensure a high level of hands-on experience with Juniper Networks WLS hardware and software components, advanced authentication options, and other advanced features.

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Domain Planning (9 topics)

  • Wireless Design Factors
  • Juniper Networks and the CAPWAP Protocol
  • The Mobility Domain
  • The Network Domain
  • Clustering
  • Cluster AP Boot Process
  • Cluster Features
  • Approaches to Redundancy

Centrally Managed Deployments (9 topics)

  • AP Boot Process
  • Centralized Architectures
  • Bandwidth Considerations
  • Cluster AP Failovers
  • NAT/PAT Architectures
  • TCP/UDP Ports used by Juniper Networks
  • Other Considerations
  • Lab 1: Advanced RF Planning

Configuration and Deployment Options (5 topics)

  • Access Points and RF
  • Wireless LAN Controllers
  • RingMaster
  • SNMP Management

Securing Wireless LAN Networks (5 topics)

  • Wireless LAN Threats
  • Protecting a Wireless LAN
  • 802.1X and Certificates
  • Lab 2: Advanced Authentications

Troubleshooting the Wireless LAN System (8 topics)

  • Troubleshooting Processes and Flow
  • Configuration Management
  • Useful MSS Commands
  • System Recovery
  • Raising a Support Case
  • Tracing an 802.1X Authentication
  • Example Trace Messages

Supporting Voice Services (6 topics)

  • Voice Overview
  • Voice Characteristics
  • Voice Planning Steps
  • Lab 3: Voice Services
  • Lab 4: WLC Auto-Configuration

Advanced Troubleshooting (6 topics)

  • Troubleshooting Web Portal
  • Troubleshooting Hardware
  • Troubleshooting RingMaster
  • Troubleshooting Cluster
  • Troubleshooting Mesh

Mesh Services (7 topics)

  • Mesh Overview
  • Wireless Mesh Link Budgets
  • Mesh APs
  • Multi-Hop Mesh
  • Point-to-Point Bridging
  • Lab 5: Mesh Services


Students should have intermediate-level networking knowledge and an understanding of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model and the TCP/IP protocol suite. Students should also have intermediate-level knowledge of the Juniper Networks WLS system. Students should also attend the Introduction to Juniper Networks Wireless LANs (IJWL) course prior to attending this class.

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