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CWNA - Enterprise Wi-Fi Administration, Outline v7.0

CWNA - Enterprise Wi-Fi Administration, Outline v7.0

Référence : CWNA-106 exam

Durée: 5 jours

Crédits de formation continue BICSI : 36

Cette formation est offerte en français. Le matériel didactique est en anglais.


The Enterprise Wireless LAN Administration 7.1 course (which prepares students for the CWNA-106 exam) provides the networking professional a complete foundation of knowledge for entering into or advancing in the wireless networking industry. From basic RF theory to 802.11 frame exchange processes, this course delivers hands-on training that will benefit the novice as well as the experienced network professional.


Basic networking knowledge, including OSI model and IP subnetting.


Introduction to WLAN Standards
  • Introduction to WLAN industry organizations
  • Discussion of protocol standards and compliance
  • Overview of 802.11 standard and amendments
  • Discussion of additional networking standards
  • Regulatory domains and their impact

Radio Frequency (RF) Fundamentals

  • RF propagation
  • Properties of RF waves
  • Types of power loss and environmental impact on radio waves
  • Spread spectrum, modulation, and coding
  • Channels and bandwidth
  • Antenna fundamentals
  • Polarization and gain
  • Types of WLAN antennas
  • Antenna systems
  • Antenna implementation and safety
  • RF cables, connectors, and accessories
RF Math
  • RF units of measurement
  • Basic RF math
  • RF signal measurements
  • Link budgets
Regulatory Domains
  • Regulatory domains
  • Regulatory bodies and frequency bands
  • Output power rules and examples
WLAN Operation
  • Basic WLAN hardware
  • Basic operating modes
  • WLAN hardware
  • WLAN connectivity
  • WLAN architecture
  • Wireless Network Management Systems (WNMS)
Power over Ethernet (PoE)
  • PoE device types
  • Power delivery
  • Planning for PoE
  • PoE standards
802.11 Service Sets
  • Service set types
  • Authentication and association
  • Network infrastructure
  • Roaming within a WLAN
  • Load-balancing
Basic WLAN Analysis
  • Protocol analysis
  • 802.11 frame types
  • Protection mechanisms
  • Power saving operations
  • Transmission rates
Coordinating Frame Transmissions
  • Introducing CSMA/CA
  • Distributed Coordination Function (DCF)
  • WLAN QoS
Modern 802.11 PHYs
  • HT (802.11n) PHY and MAC layer enhancements
  • MIMO and SISO systems
  • HT coexistence mechanisms
  • HT integration and deployment
  • HT site surveying and analysis
  • VHT (802.11ac PHY and MAC layer enhancements
Basic Site Surveying
  • RF site survey defined
  • Gathering information and resources
  • Spectrum analysis for site surveys
  • Site survey types
  • Survey considerations
  • Survey deliverables
Basic Security
  • Importance of WLAN security
  • Security policy
  • Legacy WLAN security mechanisms
  • Modern WLAN security mechanisms
  • Baseline WLAN security practices
Modern Challenges (BYOD and Guest Access)
  • Mobile Device Management (MDM)
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
  • Guest access
  • High density basics