This hands-on course prepares you with the knowledge and experience required to install and use the AirWave Wireless Management Suite: AirWave Management Platform (AMP), RAPIDS, Visual RF, network health diagnostics, client troubleshooting, alerts and reporting. In this course, you learn about AirWave’s capabilities in troubleshooting network health and client status via the various stages of association and authentication, as well as redundancy and master consoles for large networks.
Delegates will learn how to
After you successfully complete this course, expect to be able to:
- Install AWMS 8.2.7
- Demonstrate adding devices on the network to the Airwave Management Server
- Understand Visual RF heatmaps and location information
- Demonstrate how to troubleshoot wireless network issues using Airwave
- Understand how to use RAPIDS to identify and locate rogues
- Demonstrate how to manage and administer an Airwave Management Suite and configure Devices using AWMS
Introduction to AWMS
- Airwave Platform
- Features and Benefits of AMP RAPIDS and Visual RF
- Airwave products
- Basic operations using AWMS
- Installing AMP
- Hardware requirements
- Cent OS and AWMS software
- Basic configuration steps
- Upgrade AWMS software
- Licensing AWMS
- AWMS documentation
Adding Device to AWMS
- Folders and Groups
- Adding devices general process
- Manually adding devices
- Device discovery and managing device discovery
- Moving a device to a folder
IAP Organizaion and Groups
- Overview of IAP
- Airwave integration
- Golden configuration
- IAP Organization options
- IAP Whitelist
Using Visual RF and Visual RF Plan
- Heat-maps and location information
- Import floorplan graphics
- Plan deployments
- Provision APs
- Manage Visual RF performance
- Diagnostics page indicators
- Network performance tabs
- Source of issues
- Network issues
Troubleshooting Clients and Wireless Networks
- Searching for users and Diagnostics tab
- Client issues
- Network issues
- AP issues
- Switch/Controller issues
- General Issues
Rogue Detection and Using RAPIDS
- Why use RAPIDS
- Threat Detection Methods
- IDS Events Report
- New Rogue Devices Report
- PCI Compliance
- WMS Offload
Managing Administrative Access, Alerts, Triggers and Reporting
- Configure role-based administrative use access to the AMP system
- Define and generate reports
Scalability and Redundancy
- VM Redundancy
- Failover for Redundancy
- Master Console for large deployments
- Multiple AMP Server deployments
- Large Deployment example
- AMP Maintenance
- Device Maintenance
Wired Device Management
- Monitoring wired devices in AWMS
- Wired device port and interface information
- Wired device bandwith statistics and counters
- Managing and configuring wired devices via AWMS templates
AirWave Aruba Groups
- How AWMS configures devices
- Using groups to control policies
- Creating and controlling groups
- Basic Group Design
- Configuration Audits
IAP Template Configuration
- Fetching a Template
- Template Variables
- Templates Configuration
IAP GUI Configuration
- Golden configuration
- GUI mode
- GUI configuration
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