CWAP - Certified Wireless Analysis Professional - October 26-29, 2020

$2,895.00

October 26-29, 2020

Duration: 4 days

9:00AM-6:00PM PT

Live Virtual Class


Certified Wireless Analysis Professional, or CWAP, course is designed to provide the candidate with Wireless LAN analysis and troubleshooting tools. This course introduces the student to Physical and MAC Layer Formats and Technologies, Protocol Operation, and Analysis Tools and their Methodologies.

This training class demonstrates the most up-to-date enterprise wireless LAN analysis and troubleshooting concepts. It delves deeply into the functionality of WLANs, intended operation of the 802.11 protocol and Wi-Fi Alliance specifications, WLAN frame formatting and structure, troubleshooting methodology, and protocol analysis.

In addition it exposes the student to in-depth training in modern spectrum analysis with a focus on advanced RF behavior analysis, data collection methods, interpreting spectrum plots and charts, and understanding advanced features of WLAN spectrum analyzers.

Students who are successful in this class will acquire the necessary skills for analyzing, assessing, and troubleshooting wireless operation in the enterprise, utilizing hardware and software solutions from the industry’s leading manufacturers.

Main Areas Covered by CWAP:

  • Exploring Advanced Features of WLAN Spectrum Analyzers
  • Analysis, Assessment, and Troubleshooting Methodologies


Course Objectives


  • Understand WLAN Frame Formatting and Structure
  • Explain the Concept of RF Behavior Analysis
  • Define the Advanced Features of WLAN Spectrum Analyzers
  • Understand Data Collection Method Options
  • Describe Analysis, Assessment, and Troubleshooting Methodologies


Prerequisites


  • Thorough Understanding of RF Technologies
  • Understanding of Applications of 802.11 Networks
  • *Current* Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) Certification


Exam Required for CWAP Certification


CWAP
Proctored Exam 120 minutes (60 questions: multiple choice / multiple answer)
Exam Proctor: PearsonVUE
Recertification: 3 years


Course Outline


Module 1 – Troubleshooting Processes


  • Troubleshooting Methodologies
  • CWNP Methodology
  • Troubleshooting Tools


Module 2 – Communications


  • Terminology Review
  • Beacon Frames
  • Authentication
  • Channel Access
  • WLAN Architectures


Module 3 – 802.11 Frames


  • Framing Review
  • 802.11 General Frame Format
  • 802.11 Frame Types
  • Important 802.11 Frames
  • Security Communications
  • 802.11 PHY


Module 4 – WLAN Hardware


  • Client Devices
  • Access Points
  • WLAN Controllers and Managers
  • Wireless Analysis Hardware
  • Wired Hardware


Module 5 – Protocol Analysis


  • WLAN Protocol Analysis Hardware and Software
  • Protocol Analyzer Common Features
  • Working with Protocol Analyzers


Module 6 – Spectrum Analysis


  • Spectrum Analysis Hardware
  • Terminology
  • Spectrum Analyzer Features
  • Installing and Configuring
  • Performing Spectrum Analysis


Module 7 – Wired Issues


  • Common Problems
  • Troubleshooting Tools
  • Troubleshooting Specific Issues


Module 8 – Common WLAN Issues


  • Common Issues
  • Security Issues
  • Client Issues
  • Modern Issues