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Designing Aruba Solutions, Rev. 20.11

  • Tuition USD $3,200 GSA  $2,901.76
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4733 Ratings
  • Course Code Aruba-Design-20-11
  • Duration 5 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

This course teaches you how to plan and design enterprise Aruba campus wireless and wired networks. Hands-on labs give you experience with network design from information gathering to planning and high-level design including RF Planning, Redundant Campus Architecture design, and Remote Access Branch office design. This course teaches Aruba Mobility Network Design for Aruba Secure wireless and wired network deployments using Aruba Best Practices on how to plan and design enterprise campus networks including designing for redundancy and high availability. This course is approximately 40% lecture and 60% hands-on lab exercises.

  • This 5-day course will help students prepare for the Aruba Certified Design Professional (ACDP) exam.

Skills Gained

After you successfully complete this course, expect to be able to:

  • Plan and design enterprise Aruba campus wireless and wired networks.
  • Evaluate the requirements, and select the wired networking technologies for the design.
  • Evaluate the requirements, and select the wireless networking technologies for the design.
  • Plan and design an Aruba solution per the customer requirements.
  • Produce a detailed design specification document.
  • Recommend the solution to the customer.

Who Can Benefit

Typical candidates for this course are IT Professionals and Network Architects who will design and plan networks based on Aruba wired and wireless products and solutions.

Prerequisites

The recommended prerequisites are the Aruba Certified Switching Associate (ACSA) and the Aruba Certified Mobility Associate (ACMA) certifications.

Course Details

Topics

Determine Customer Requirements

  • Determine key Stakeholders expectations and requirements
  • Determine network usage and requirements
  • Identify applications to determine throughput and bandwidth, technologies, and products
  • Determine security requirements and Authentication and Compliance
  • Determine redundancy requirements
  • Determine roaming requirements

RF Planning

  • RF fundamentals
  • RF Planning and Site Survey
  • Determine the environment type
  • Document wireless RF coverage
  • Plan AP physical location
  • Selecting APs and antennas
  • Channel planning and Airmatch

Aruba Campus Design

  • Campus Topology
  • Aruba Campus WLAN logical architecture
  • Overview of Mobility Manager-based architecture
  • Planning the deployment architecture
  • Controller Scaling
  • Planning and selecting licenses
  • Using IRIS

Wired Network Design

  • Selecting 2-tier or 3-tier architecture
  • VSP and backplane stacking
  • L2 vs. L3 design
  • Planning the access layer
  • Planning the aggregation/core layers

Network Security

  • Clearpass features
  • Clearpass Server Design
  • Wireless Access Control
  • Wired access Control
  • IDS/IPS

VLANs

  • Planning VLANs based on access control requirements
  • Planning Wired VLAN in a Multiple VLAN design
  • Planning for a wireless large flat VLAN design

Redundancy

  • Designing types of redundancy: Mobility Master redundancy, mobility controller redundancy, AP redundancy, switch redundancy, and link-level redundancy
  • Mobility Master redundancy
  • Mobility Controller redundancy
  • Wired Network Redundancy

Planning Quality of Service

  • Determine what traffic needs to be prioritized - Overview of real-time applications such as voice and video
  • Explain the features the Aruba solutions provide for prioritizing traffic
  • Map traffic from wireless user device to AP, to controller, and then onto the wired network

Very High Density (VHD) Design

  • VHD Wireless network design
  • Planning VHD design for a Wired network
  • Planning High Density RF Coverage

Branch and SMB Topologies

  • Designing Remote Access and Branch solutions
  • Remote Access Points
  • Activation using Aruba Activate
  • Aruba Instant APs (IAPs)
  • Wired solutions for the branch

Network Management

  • Network Management introduction
  • Airwave
  • Central
  • Netedit
  • Licenses

New Design

  • Start a new network design
  • Apply all that has been taught in this course

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

What does vendor-authorized training mean?

As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?

Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?

We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

How do I get started with certification?

Getting started on a certification pathway depends on your goals and the vendor you choose to get certified in. Many vendors offer entry-level IT certification to advanced IT certification that can boost your career. To get access to certification vouchers and discounts, please contact Edu_customerexperience@techdata.com

Will I get access to content after I complete a course?

You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.

Overall ExitCertified is a great training provider and the remote learning is as effective as in person.

Concise and good to follow along. Although it is a lot to take in under a short period of time.

Great company -- easy to sign up and very organized. Loved my teacher and class overall.

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  • Nov 29, 2021 Dec 3, 2021 (5 days)
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    Language
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    Time
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