Wireless Network Administration

by Gianmario Spacagna


Wireless networking is today's fastest growing LAN solution-providing flexibility, cost savings, and extended communications, as wireless LANs explode in popularity learning all the good, bad and ugly of wireless technology can be daunting.
The Wireless LAN Administration training class offers detailed instruction on the foundation concepts and technologies of wireless data networking. This defense in-depth class has 10+ demos to give you the chance to see wireless products from vendors like AirMagnet, CISCO, PROXIM, ArMagnet, YDI and more.

What you will learn

  • Foundation information to take the Certified Wireless Network Administrator CWNA Exam
  • how to do a proper wireless site survey
  • design and implement a WLAN
  • provide the skills necessary to administer, install, configure, and troubleshoot wireless networks
  • wireless policy integration
  • wireless packet analysis with sniffer tools
  • locate rogue access points
  • analyze WLANS

Main Topics

  • Radio Frequency (RF) Fundamentals
  • Spread Spectrum Technologies
  • Hardware Installation, Configuration, and Management
  • Antennas and Accessories
  • Cables and connector usage requirements
  • Organizations and Standards
  • 802.11 Network Architecture
  • Physical and MAC Layers
  • Effects of packet fragmentation
  • Site Surveying
  • Troubleshooting Wireless LANs