Aruba Certified Associate – Campus Access

Duration : 5 Days (40 Hours)

Aruba Certified Associate – Campus Access Course Overview

The Aruba Certified Associate – Campus Access certification serves as a validation of an individual’s capability to:

  • Set up and configure a basic Aruba Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN).
  • Utilize controller, flash, and redundancy features effectively.
  • Deploy a WLAN infrastructure.

This certification assesses knowledge and skills in networking fundamentals, Aruba hardware, and WLAN environment setup. Industries leverage this certification to ensure that IT professionals possess the competencies required to efficiently manage WLAN infrastructure, diagnose potential issues, and implement effective solutions. These abilities are crucial for maintaining network performance and security standards. The certification is particularly valuable in sectors where secure and efficient networking is of utmost importance, such as technology, finance, healthcare, and more.

Intended Audience

  • Network engineers seeking specialization in Aruba Campus Access Network solutions, enabling them to excel in wireless networking environments.
  • Information technology professionals looking to enhance their networking skills, particularly in the context of Aruba solutions.
  • Individuals aspiring to establish a career in network infrastructure and services, with a focus on Aruba technologies.
  • Existing Aruba Certified professionals who wish to advance to a higher level of certification within the Aruba certification program.
  • Network administrators who aim to gain knowledge and proficiency in advanced Aruba network solutions, enabling them to manage complex network environments effectively.

Learning Objectives of Aruba Certified Associate – Campus Access

The learning objectives of the Aruba Certified Associate – Campus Access course are as follows:

  • Comprehensive Understanding: Gain a thorough understanding of configuring and managing Aruba’s campus switching solutions.
  • Key Components and Architectural Features: Familiarize yourself with the key components and architectural features of the ArubaOS-CX and the ArubaOS switch product families.
  • Basic Routing: Develop knowledge of basic routing concepts and their application in Aruba’s switching solutions.
  • System Management: Learn how to effectively manage software, administrators, system files, and licenses within the Aruba environment.
  • Configuration Proficiency: Acquire proficiency in configuring devices within a small network environment using Aruba solutions.
  • Hardware and Software Portfolio: Develop a practical understanding of Aruba’s hardware and software portfolio, equipping you to support and troubleshoot enterprise network environments.

Networking Fundamentals:

  • Network Stack
    • Describe and differentiate various OSI Model layers and architectural elements.
    • Describe and differentiate the TCP/IP stack.
  • Connectivity
    • Identify foundational networking architectures and technologies.
    • Describe network infrastructure deployment.

Network Resilience and Virtualization:

  • Network Resiliency and Virtualization
    • Describe mechanisms for resiliency, redundancy, and fault tolerance.
    • Manage an infrastructure device (AP, gateway, switch).

Switching and Routing:

  • Switching
    • Describe the basics of Layer 2/3 technologies.
    • Review and apply a campus architecture and elements based on a given template.
  • Routing
    • Differentiate between basic routing topologies and functions.
    • Evaluate and deploy basic routing topologies.

Wireless Networking:

  • WLAN
    • Describe fundamental RF attributes and wireless functions.
    • Create an AP GUI configuration group.
    • Integration of wireless SSID into an existing ClearPass deployment.

Security and Authentication:

  • Security
    • Define fundamental security standards and concepts.
  • Authentication / Authorization
    • Describe and differentiate between AAA concepts.

Management and Monitoring:

  • Management and Monitoring
    • Define and differentiate between common tools used for network monitoring.
    • Evaluate and interpret UXI test results.
    • Use Central to monitor network health.

Troubleshooting and Performance Optimization:

  • Troubleshooting
    • Define Basic Troubleshooting methodologies.
  • Performance Optimization
    • Describe QoS (Quality of Service).

Aruba Certified Associate – Campus Access Course Prerequisites:

  • A basic understanding of networking fundamentals, providing a foundational knowledge base.
  • Knowledge of RF (Radio Frequency) technologies and WLAN security concepts, essential for configuring and securing wireless networks.
  • Familiarity with Aruba Mobility Controllers and access points, ensuring proficiency in Aruba’s hardware components.
  • Practical experience in deploying and managing Aruba WLAN solutions, allowing candidates to apply their knowledge in real-world scenarios.
  • Completion of the Aruba Certified Mobility Associate (ACMA) certification, indicating a fundamental level of expertise in Aruba wireless technologies.
  • Adequate preparation using Aruba’s study materials and practice exams, ensuring readiness for the certification exam.

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This course comes with following benefits:

  • Practice Labs.
  • Get Trained by Certified Trainers.
  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
  • Digital courseware
  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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