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CCNP Enterprise Wireless Design (ENWLSD 300-425) Exam Prep

Crush the ENWLSI 300-425 Exam

Rob Barton
Jerome Henry

Today, enterprise wireless expertise is one of most sought-after IT skills in the industry. To help people learn these skills, Cisco introduced the CCNP Enterprise Wireless Design (ENWLSD 300-425) exam as part of the CCNP Enterprise Certification program. This 4-hour live training course provides a solid foundation to prepare for the exam, while also giving you the skills you need to design enterprise wireless networks. This training is delivered through a series of live instructor-led lectures from two of Cisco’s leading wireless experts: Jerome Henry and Robert Barton. The course will cover these key topics that are necessary to pass the exam:

  • Wireless project design requirements
  • Site surveys
  • Wired and wireless infrastructure
  • Designing Radio Management
  • Designing wireless mesh
  • WLAN high availability
  • Wi-Fi6 / 802.11ax fundamentals

What you'll learn-and how you can apply it

  • Wireless project design requirements
  • Site surveys
  • Wired and wireless infrastructure
  • Designing Radio Management
  • Designing wireless mesh
  • WLAN high availability
  • Wi-Fi6 / 802.11ax fundamentals

This training course is for you because...

This training is primarily for people preparing for the ENWLSI 300-425, but will also be very useful for anyone trying to design wireless networks.

Prerequisites

  • This course is meant for people who have passed the CCNA exam and have a fundamental knowledge of Cisco wireless.

Recommended Preparation

  • Fundamental understanding of wireless networks; please see Wi-Fi Fundamentals by Jerome Henry if you need to brush up on your skills: https://learning.oreilly.com/videos/wi-fi-fundamentals-livelessons/9780133816877

About your instructors

  • Rob Barton, CCIE #6660 (R&S and Security), CCDE 2013::6 is a Distinguished Systems Engineer working in Cisco's Digital Transformation and Innovation group. Rob is a registered Professional Engineer (P. Eng) and has worked in the IT industry for over 22 years, the last 19 of which have been at Cisco. Rob Graduated from the University of British Columbia with a degree in Engineering Physics. Rob is a Cisco Press published author, with titles including QoS, Wireless, IoT, and Machine Learning and Data Analytics. Over the past five years. Rob’s current areas of work include wireless communications, Industrial Networking, IoT, and AI/ML in networking systems.

  • Jerome Henry is Principal Engineer in the Enterprise Infrastructure and Solutions Group at Cisco systems. Jerome has more than 15 years experience teaching technical Cisco courses in more than 15 different countries and 4 different languages, to audiences ranging from Bachelor degree students to networking professionals and Cisco internal system engineers. Focusing on his wireless experience, Jerome joined Cisco in 2012. Before that time, he was consulting and teaching Heterogeneous Networks and Wireless Integration with the European Airespace team, which was later acquired by Cisco to become their main wireless solution. He then spent several years with a Cisco Learning partner, developing technical courses, and working on training material for new technologies. He is certified wireless networking expert (CWNE #45), CCIE Wireless (#24750), CCNP Wireless, developed several Cisco courses focusing on wireless topics and authored several books and video courses on Wireless, IoT and networking. Jerome is also an IEEE member, where he was elevated to the grade of Senior Member in 2013, and also participates to Wi-Fi Alliance working groups. With more than 10000 hours in the classroom, Jerome was awarded the IT Training Award best Instructor silver medal. He is based in RTP, NC.

Schedule

The timeframes are only estimates and may vary according to how the class is progressing

Wireless Design Requirements (15 min) - WLAN project design requirements - Designing with the client in mind - Design for real-time applications - Design for security

Conducting a Site Survey (40 min) - An overview of site survey planning tools - Conducting a predictive site survey - The effect of materials on wireless signal attenuation - Performing a walk-through site survey - Performing a post-deployment site survey

BREAK (5 min)

Designing High Availability (20 min) - Designing AP high availability - Designing high availability on the controller with LAG - Stateful Switch Over (SSO) - Designing High Availability with Anchor Controllers

Physical and Logical Network Requirements (20 min) - Designing the physical infrastructure - Designing the logical infrastructure

Applying Design Requirements to Different Wireless Networks (15 min) - Design for data - Design for voice and video - Design for location and hyperlocation - Design for high density deployments

BREAK (5 min)

Designing Radio Management (30 min) - Understanding RRM - Optimizing RRM overlap - Optimizing cell sensitivity with RxSOP

Designing Wireless Mesh Networks (25 min) - Designing wireless mesh networks - Mesh network elements and protocols - Workgroup bridging

BREAK (5 min)

Designing Mobility (40 min) - Optimizing Mobility Groups - Ensuring efficient roaming - Validating mobility tunneling for data and the control path

Wi-Fi6 / 802.11ax (25 min) - 802.11ax fundamentals - OFDMA and Resource Units - Characteristics of higher performance with 802.11ax - QoS with 802.11ax