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Catalyst 3850 - Cisco Unified Access – Converged Access Using Cisco Catalyst 3850 Switches (Catalyst 3850)

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Course Overview

Duration: 5 days
Catalyst 3850 - Cisco Unified Access – Converged Access Using Cisco Catalyst 3850 Switches, Cisco Unified Access is the convergence of the wired and wireless networks into one physical infrastructure. It offers greater intelligence, simplicity, performance, and open interfaces. One network starts with Cisco Catalyst 3850 Switches, which combine wired and wireless by supporting wireless tunnel termination and full wireless LAN controller functionality. This 2 days course will help participants learn how to manage both wired and wireless under Cisco’s “One Network” vision as part of a Unified Access strategy.

Who Should Attend

  • This training is recommended for engineers who are tasked with designing and/or implementing the Catalyst 3850 Series Switch.

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


  • Attendees focussed on lab will need networking and wireless knowledge background preferably at CCNA and CCNA Wireless knowledge and experience.
  • Windows RDP connection to access the labs and their corporate firewall should allow access to port 80, 3389, 10001 to 10016.

Course Objectives

Course Content

  • Overview of Cisco Unified Access
    • Mobility Agent and Mobility Controller roles
    • Wireless Licensing
    • Point of Presence (PoP) and Point of Attachment (PoA)
  • Implement wireless licensing on the Catalyst 3850
  • Configure the 3850 as a Mobility Coordinator (MC)
  • Configure the 3850 as a Mobility Agent (MA)
  • Verify association of the AP and CAPWAP to the Catalyst 3850
  • Configure wireless setup using pre-shared keys
  • Configure wireless setup using 802.1x
  • Deploy ISE for active directory integration
  • Deploy a single quality of service (QoS) policy for both wired and wireless clients

Course ID: Catalyst 3850

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