Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Mobility Services v2.0 (IUWMS)

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About this Course

The Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Mobility Services course is a 5 day ILT course, designed to help students prepare for the CCNP-Wireless certification, a professional level certification specializing in the wireless field. The IUWMS course is a component of the proposed CCNP-Wireless (Cisco Certified Wireless Professional) curriculum.  The goal of the IUWMS v2.0 is to provide professionals with information to prepare them to integrate mobility services into the network; tune and troubleshoot the WLAN running mobility services, and implement mesh networks The IUWMS reinforces the instruction by providing students with hands-on labs to ensure students thoroughly understand how to implement mobility services in the wireless network.

Audience Profile

Target candidate roles for this course are: wireless network administrators and engineers with 3-5 years experience in the field.  The target audiences for the course are: wireless network planners/designers, wireless network administrators/managers, wireless network engineers, mid-level wireless support engineers, wireless technical marketing engineers, wireless system engineers, and wireless test engineers.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, the student should be able to:

  • Design a WLAN infrastructure for mobility
  • Implement advanced services and manage with the WCS and WCS Navigator
  • Implement Cisco’s Location-based Services
  • Implement the Mobility Services Engine into the wireless network
  • Describe the outdoor wireless networks and products
  • Implement and manage an indoor enterprise mesh
  • Optimize and troubleshoot the WLAN


  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)
  • Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Networking Essentials (IUWNE)

Course Outline

Module 0 -- Course Introduction

Module 1 – Design WLAN Infrastructure for Mobility

  • Utilizing Best Practices for WLAN Mobility Services
  • Identifying Implications of Layer 2 and Layer 3 Roaming
  • Designing for High Availability
  • Implementing Single SSID Designs with Mobility
    • Describing Cisco CleanAir

Module 2 – Implement Advanced Services and Manage with Cisco WCS and Cisco WCS Navigator

  • Installing the WCS and Navigator
  • Configuring Controllers and Access Points Using WCS Templates
  • Configuring WCS for WLC Auto-provisioning
  • Implementing WCS Partitioning
  • Scheduling Wireless Access using WCS
  • Configuring Reports
  • Configuring Administrative Tasks
  • Monitoring and Converting Autonomous APs using WCS
  • Describing the Roles, Features, and Functions of Cisco WCS Navigator

Module 3 – Design WLAN for Context-Aware Services

  • Describing Positioning Techniques
  • Identifying Deployment Requirements
  • Describing Applications of RFID, Chokepoint and TDoA

Module 4 –Implement Cisco Context-Aware Services

  • Describing Mobility Services Architecture
  • Configuring the Cisco 3300 Series MSE
  • Integrating and Managing the 3300 Series MSE with WCS
  • Configuring and Tuning the 3300 Series MSE for Context-Aware Services
  • Tracking Mobile Clients
  • Configuring, Generating, and Interpreting Location and Event Notifications
    • Integrating Third-Party Applications
    • Describing MSE Maintenance
    • Troubleshooting Context-aware Services

Module 5 – Implementing and Managing Indoor and Outdoor Networks

  • Describing Wireless Mesh Networks
  • Describing Mesh Formation
  • Implementing an Outdoor Wireless Mesh Network
  • Configuring Advanced Features in a Wireless Mesh Network
  • Configuring WCS for a Mesh Network
  • Troubleshooting an Indoor Wireless Mesh Network
  • Using Workgroup Bridges
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting Clients