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CUWSS - Conducting Cisco Unified Wireless Site Survey v2.0 (CUWSS)

  • Overview
  • Who Should Attend
  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
  • Schedule
Course Overview

Course Duration: 5 days
CUWSS - Conducting Cisco Unified Wireless Site Survey v2.0 In this course, you will prepare for the CCNP Wireless certification, a professional-level certification specializing in the wireless field. You will develop a firm understanding of how to conduct a site survey, explore WLAN topologies for voice and data, and learn about location appliance services. Through hands-on labs, you will examine design strategies, including the Cisco WCS planning tool, Cisco Spectrum Expert, and Ekahau survey tool, and you will explore methodologies and project management.

Who Should Attend

  • Wireless network engineers, mid-level wireless support engineers, wireless test engineers, and wireless network designers, and other IT professionals tasked with performing or overseeing site surveys for WLAN solution implementations
  • Individuals wishing to attain CCNP Wireless certification

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


Follow-On Courses:
  • IAUWS - Implementing Advanced Cisco Unified Wireless Security v2.0
  • IUWMS - Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Mobility Services v2.0
  • IUWVN - Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Voice Networks v2.0

Course Objectives

  • Requirements for preparing for a site survey
  • Requirements for planning a site survey
  • Perform a site survey for data, voice, and location applications
  • Placement of the access points for data, voice, and location applications
  • Assess the deployment of the WLAN

Course Content

Collect Information for the Site Survey
  • Customer requirements
  • Site survey requirements for different vertical industries
  • Design coverage for specific applications and client devices
  • Design outdoor coverage
  • Regulatory issues
  • Safety and aesthetic requirements
Prepare and Plan for the Site Survey
  • Conduct a kickoff meeting
  • Conduct an initial walkthrough
  • Specify the tools necessary to complete a site survey
  • Choose the hardware for the deployment
  • Choose the right antenna for the deployment and the site survey
  • Finalize logistical considerations
Conduct the Site Survey
  • Estimate the AP number and density using a planning tool
  • Conduct a Layer 1 site survey
  • Conduct a Layer 2 site survey for data
  • Conduct a Layer 2 site survey for voice and video applications
  • Conduct a Layer 2 site survey for location
Design the RF Network
  • Infrastructure hardware requirements for the WLAN
  • Effect of WLAN on the infrastructure
  • WLAN equipment and licenses
  • Design the outdoor mesh network
Assessment of the Deployment
  • Verify WLAN readiness
  • Verify the RF coverage onsite
  • Verify the RF performance
  • Verify mesh performance
  • Present an installation report

Course ID: CUWSS

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