Managing Cisco Wireless LANs (WMNGI)


Learn to configure, monitor, and troubleshoot Cisco Unified Wireless Network devices using Cisco Prime NCS.
This course is designed to prepare you to use the Cisco Unified Wireless Network management products and applications to configure, administer, manage, troubleshoot, and optimize the network.
In this course, you will learn to configure, monitor, and troubleshoot Cisco Unified Wireless Network devices using Cisco Prime NCS and to configure, administer, manage, and troubleshoot guest access and mobility services. You will learn how to integrate Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) with Cisco NCS, and after a quick overview of the Cisco Unified Wireless Network management products and applications, you will learn how to install high availability and firewall support for Cisco NCS. You will discover how to give users the appropriate permissions and restrictions for using Cisco NCS, and investigate how to use Cisco NCS to configure components and services for your network.


  • Knowledge of basic networking principles
  • Basic knowledge about RF
  • General network management experience
  • Knowledge of Cisco Lifecycle Services
  • Basic Microsoft Windows, Windows networking, and Internet browser navigation skills
  • CUWN - Cisco Unified Wireless Networking v7.2
Audience Description

Cisco network planners, network managers, network administrators, TAC personnel, network consulting engineers, field engineers, technical marketing engineers, optimization engineers, project managers, product sales specialists, business development managers, channel partners, and channel partner account managers.


  • Cisco Unified Wireless Network management components to resolve today's network management challenges
  • Configure the NCS
  • Configure components through the Configure tab and templates
  • Configure the guest access feature set
  • Integrate the Cisco Prime NCS and the MSE to provide CAS and track mobile clients
  • Troubleshooting methodology and the various tools available to gather and assess system data to isolate various common NCS failures
  • Monitor wired devices, Cisco ISE, wireless controllers, APs, rogue APs, ad hoc events, and
  • CleanAir heat maps, charts, and reports

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Course Outline

Lesson 1: Cisco Unified Wireless Network Management Solutions
  • Lifecycle Management
  • Cisco Prime Network Control System
  • Cisco Mobility Services Engine
  • Cisco Secure Access Control Server and Cisco Identity Services Engine
Lesson 2: Network Management System Configuration
  • Configuring High Availability and Firewall Rules for the NCS
  • Managing Administrative Users
  • Navigating NCS
  • Using the Maps Tool
  • Using the Planning Tool
Lesson 3: Component Configuration through the NCS
  • Configuring Components through the NCS Configuration Tab
  • Working with Controller and Switch Location Templates
  • Working with AP Configuration and Migration Templates
  • Setting Up Auto-Provisioning and Scheduling Configuration Tasks
Lesson 4: Guest Access
  • Defining Guest Access Methods
  • Configuring Guest Access Features through the NCS
Lesson 5: Mobility Services
  • Configuring and Integrating the MSE
  • Configuring and Tuning Context-Aware Services
  • Tracking Mobile Clients
  • Supporting Context-Aware Services
  • Troubleshooting Context-Aware Services
  • Configuring Adaptive Wireless IPS
Lesson 6: NCS Maintenance and Troubleshooting Tasks
  • Performing Maintenance Operations
  • Troubleshooting NCS Operation Issues
Lesson 7: Network Monitoring and Troubleshooting
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting the Network
  • Managing Network Performance
Lab Outline
Lab 1: Adding Users
Lab 2: Customizing a Home Page
Lab 3: Using the Map Tool
Lab 4: Using the NCS Planning Tool
Lab 5: Adding and Configuring Controllers and APs Using Templates
Lab 6: Configuring Guest Access via NCS
Lab 7: Configuring Context-Aware Services
Lab 8: Using Context-Aware Services
Lab 9: Troubleshooting NCS Operational Issues
Lab 10: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Controllers, APs, and Rogue APs
Lab 11: Reports