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Configuring Cisco Catalyst 9800 and Intro to Wi-Fi 6

Configuring Cisco Catalyst 9800 and Intro to Wi-Fi 6 (C98WF6) is a course designed to help students understand how the Catalyst 9800 Series wireless controllers combine the best of RF excellence with...

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$3,395 USD
Course Code C98WF6-NTO
Duration 3 days
Available Formats Virtual, Classroom

Configuring Cisco Catalyst 9800 and Intro to Wi-Fi 6 (C98WF6) is a course designed to help students understand how the Catalyst 9800 Series wireless controllers combine the best of RF excellence with IOS XE benefits. This course begins with a description of the Cisco Catalyst 9800 and its benefits while introducing the learner to Wi-Fi 6. The configuration, migration, and troubleshooting will also be covered in this instructor-led course. The course qualifies for 24 Cisco Continuing Education Credits (CE).

Skills Gained

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Describe Cisco Catalyst 9800
  • Understand the Benefits for Catalyst 9800
  • Configure Catalyst 9800
  • Migrate to the Catalyst 9800
  • Troubleshoot the Catalyst 9800
  • Understand and Discuss WIFI6

Who Can Benefit

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Cisco Partners and customers interested in the Catalyst 9800 wireless controller

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner should have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Understanding of Wi-Fi technologies (CCNA Level)
  • What's New in C98WF6?
  • The updated version of this course covers newer topics, including:
  • Multi Preshared key authentication
  • Identity Preshared Key authentication
  • C9800 and ISE integration
  • FlexConnect using Dot1x authentication
  • In depth troubleshooting using C9800 platform for wireless clients
  • Flexconnect groups
  • QOS to block social media websites
  • The labs use C9800 17.7.1 software code and ISE 3.1.0 code.

Course Details

Module 1: Cisco Catalyst 9800 Wireless Controller and Wi-Fi 6

  • Introduction to Cisco Catalyst 9800 Wireless Controller
  • Cisco Catalyst 9800 Wireless Controller On-Prem and Cloud

Module 2: Wi-Fi 6 and Wi-Fi 6E

  • Wireless Evolution
  • Wi-Fi 6
  • Wi-Fi 6E

Module 3: Wireless Setup Basic

  • VLAN
  • Tags
  • Location

Module 4: Authentication Mechanisms

  • Authentication Types
  • MAB Authentication

Module 5: Wireless Setup Advanced

  • WLC Deployment Options
  • FlexConnect
  • Resiliency
  • FlexConnect Configuration
  • AireOS vs. WLC C9800

Module 6: Mobility

  • Introduction to Mobility
  • Mobility Groups
  • Configuring Mobility Groups
  • Verify Mobility

Module 7: Guest Anchor Mobility

  • Guest Flow
  • Guest Anchor Mobility
  • Guest Anchor Configuration
  • Scenario #1: Foreign / Anchor C9800
  • Scenario #2: Foreign C9800, Anchor AireOS
  • Scenario #3: Foreign AireOS, Anchor C9800

Module 8: Application Visibility and Control Feature

  • Application Visibility and Control
  • Prerequisites and Restrictions
  • QOS Workflow

Module 9: Backup and Restore Licensing

  • Configuration Backup
  • Restore Configuration
  • Licensing

Module 10: High Availability

  • High Availability Design with Cisco Catalyst 9800 Wireless Controllers
  • High Availability: N+1 Redundancy
  • High Availability: Stateful Switchover (SSO)
  • High Availability: Failover Scenarios
  • SSO Best Practices
  • Access Point Redundancy
  • LACP, PAGP Support in SSO Pair

Module 11: Software Updates

  • Software Patching Capability
  • Software Maintenance Update
  • Rolling AP Update/Upgrade Infrastructure
  • Controller Software Upgrade

Lab Outline: Labs are designed to assure learners a whole practical experience, through the following practical activities:

  • Lab 1: Create VLAN
  • Lab 2: Create Location
  • Lab 3: Create Mpsk SSID
  • Lab 4: WLC and ISE Integration
  • Lab 5: Create and Test Ipsk SSID
  • Lab 6: Implement FlexConnect WLAN Deployment on 9800 WLC
  • Lab 7: Flex Connect Group
  • Lab 8: Mobility Tunnel Setup
  • Lab 9: Guest Anchor Mobility
  • Lab 10: QOS and AVC
  • Lab 11: Perform 9800 WLC Maintenance
  • Lab 12: 9800 WLC Troubleshooting
  • Lab 13: High Availability SSO for Centralized Cisco 9800 WLC
  • Lab 14: Perform 9800 WLC Upgrade In HA Pair

The labs use C9800 17.7.1 software code and ISE 3.1.0 code.

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