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CCNP Wireless CUWSS Quick Reference by Jerome Henry

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Chapter 3. Conduct the Site Survey

The actual site survey, following the previous chapter’s recommendations, can be performed in three steps: an initial predictive site survey to get an overview of the scope of the deployment; a Layer 1 sweep, which is aimed at discovering existing RF sources that might impact your deployment; and an actual 802.11 site survey to determine the position of the access points to be deployed.

Produce a Predictive Site Survey

The WCS Planning Mode can typically be used to generate a predictive site survey. WCS can be downloaded from www.cisco.com. You need to buy a license if you plan to use it in combination with LWAPP/CAPWAP–based access points (APs) already deployed in a network. The license is based on the number ...

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