CCNA Wireless Official Exam Certification Guide

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CCNA Wireless Official Exam Certification Guide

  • Master IUWNE 640-721 exam topics with the official study guide

  • Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes

  • Review key concepts with Exam Preparation Tasks

  • Practice with realistic exam questions on the CD-ROM

  • CCNA Wireless Official Exam Certification Guide is a best of breed Cisco® exam study guide that focuses specifically on the objectives for the CCNA® Wireless IUWNE exam. Senior instructor Brandon Carroll shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.

    CCNA Wireless Official Exam Certification Guide presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes open each chapter and allow you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks sections help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly.

    The companion CD-ROM contains a powerful testing engine that allows you to focus on individual topic areas or take complete, timed exams. The assessment engine also tracks your performance and provides feedback on a module-by-module basis, presenting question-by-question remediation to the text and laying out a complete study plan for review.

    Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.

    CCNA Wireless Official Exam Certification Guide is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit

    Brandon James Carroll is one of the country’s leading instructors for Cisco security technologies, teaching classes that include the CCNA, CCNP®, CCSP® courses, a number of the CCVP® courses, as well as custom-developed courseware. In his eight years with Ascolta, Brandon has developed and taught many private Cisco courses for companies such as Boeing, Intel, and Cisco. He is a CCNA, CCNP, CCSP, and a certified Cisco instructor. Brandon is the author of Cisco Access Control Security.

    The official study guide helps you master all the topics on the IUWNE exam, including:

  • WLAN RF principles

  • WLAN technologies and topologies

  • Antennae concepts

  • 802.11 protocols

  • Wireless media access

  • Wired to wireless network packet delivery

  • Cisco Unified Wireless Networks basic architecture

  • Controller discovery, association, and configuration

  • Adding mobility with roaming

  • Migrating standalone AP to LWAPP

  • Mobility Express architecture

  • Wireless clients

  • Installing and configuring the WCS

  • Securing, maintaining, and troubleshooting wireless networks

  • Companion CD-ROM

    The CD-ROM contains an electronic copy of the book and more than 150 practice questions for the IUWNE exam.

    This volume is part of the Exam Certification Guide Series from Cisco Press®. Books in this series provide officially developed exam preparation materials that offer assessment, review, and practice to help Cisco Career Certification candidates identify weaknesses, concentrate their study efforts, and enhance their confidence as exam day nears.

    Category: Cisco Press—Cisco Certification

    Covers: IUWNE exam 640-721

    Table of contents

    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. About the Author
    4. About the Technical Reviewers
    5. Dedication
    6. Acknowledgments
    7. Icons Used in This Book
    8. Command Syntax Conventions
    9. Contents at a Glance
    10. Contents
    11. Foreword
    12. Introduction
    13. Part I Wireless LAN Fundamentals
      1. Chapter 1. Introduction to Wireless Networking Concepts
      2. Chapter 2. Standards Bodies
      3. Chapter 3. WLAN RF Principles
      4. Chapter 4. WLAN Technologies and Topologies
      5. Chapter 5. Antenna Communications
      6. Chapter 6. Overview of the 802.11 WLAN Protocols
      7. Chapter 7. Wireless Traffic Flow and AP Discovery
      8. Chapter 8. Additional Wireless Technologies
      9. Chapter 9. Delivering Packets from the Wireless to Wired Network
    14. Part II Cisco Wireless LANs
      1. Chapter 10. Cisco Wireless Networks Architecture
      2. Chapter 11. Controller Discovery and Association
      3. Chapter 12. Adding Mobility with Roaming
      4. Chapter 13. Simple Network Configuration and Monitoring with the Cisco Controller
      5. Chapter 14. Migrating Standalone APs to LWAPP
      6. Chapter 15. Cisco Mobility Express
      7. Chapter 16. Wireless Clients
    15. Part III WLAN Maintenance and Administration
      1. Chapter 17. Securing the Wireless Network
      2. Chapter 18. Enterprise Wireless Management with the WCS and the Location Appliance
      3. Chapter 19. Maintaining Wireless Networks
      4. Chapter 20. Troubleshooting Wireless Networks
    16. Part IV Final Preparation
      1. Chapter 21. Final Preparation
    17. Part V Appendixes
      1. Appendix A. Answers to the “Do I Know This Already?” Quizzes
      2. Appendix B. Memory Tables
      3. Appendix C. Memory Tables Answer Key
    18. Glossary
    19. Index

    Product information

    • Title: CCNA Wireless Official Exam Certification Guide
    • Author(s):
    • Release date: October 2008
    • Publisher(s): Cisco Press
    • ISBN: 9781587058455