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.
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.
This course prepares students for the Aruba Certified Design Professional (ACDP) certification (HPE6-A47) vor.
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.
The recommended prerequisites are the Aruba Certified Switching Associate (ACSA) and the Aruba Certified Mobility Associate (ACMA) certifications.
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 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
Aruba Campus WLAN logical architecture
Overview of Mobility Manager-based architecture
Planning the deployment architecture
Planning and selecting licenses
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
Planning VLANs based on access control requirements
Planning Wired VLAN in a Multiple VLAN design
Planning for a wireless large flat VLAN design
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