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AM-216 WLAN Analysis & Troubleshooting Training course

This course will provide experience in solving real-world examples of some of the most common and troublesome Wi-Fi connectivity, performance, and security related problems using the AirMagnet diagnostic applications, Spectrum XT and WiFi Analyzer.  AirMagnet Certification Level 1 Requirement

Duration:  3-days In-Class, LIVE Remote Access or On-Site at Customer Location

Course Level:  Advanced

Overview:  The 802.11 protocol on which WiFi is based uses a collision avoidance method (CSMA/CA) to grant fair access to all users in the area, many times at the expense of reliable connectivity and performance. In order to determine the cause of most WiFi problems it will be necessary to identify and locate individual sources of RF interference, including non-WLAN devices, breakdown the most likely causes, perform tests to isolate and verify those causes, create a remediation plan, document and create a final report for the entire process, as well perform ongoing monitoring of the WLAN to allow proactive intervention of future troubleshooting issues.

This course will provide the structure and knowledge needed to fulfill all of the above steps in an intensive three-day, hands-on, instructor-led curriculum. The course will provide experience in solving real-world examples of some of the most common and troublesome WiFi connectivity, performance, and security related problems using AirMagnet diagnostic applications such as Spectrum XT and WiFi Analyzer.

Who is the course for?  This wireless troubleshooting and analysis class is designed for WLAN administrators, NOC operators, engineers, technicians, installers and help desk/user support personnel, as well as consultants and system integrators who use AirMagnet products to investigate wireless network issues.

What will you get from this course?  

When you have completed this course, you will be able to:

  • Distinguish WLAN problems based on priority, type, and function.
  • Select suitable AirMagnet diagnostic tools according to the roles and abilities of WLAN staff.
  • Quickly diagnose connectivity, performance, and security-based WLAN problems using AirMagnet applications.
  • Determine the proper remediation for successfully diagnosed WLAN issues.
  • Document the troubleshooting process from the original notification to the final

Prerequisites:  AM-101 WIFI FOUNDATIONS COURSE or valid CWNP certification

Hands-on Labs: Yes, AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer, and AirMagnet Spectrum XT