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Aruba Campus Access Fundamentals


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This course teaches you the fundamental knowledge, skills, and practical experience required to configure and manage modern, open standards-based networking solutions using Aruba's wired, wireless, security and management technologies. This course consists of approximately 60% lecture and 40% hands-on lab exercises to help you learn how to implement and validate small-to-medium enterprise network solutions. This 5-day course prepares you for the Aruba Certified Associate - Campus Access exam.
  After you successfully complete this course, expect to be able to:
  • Explain Networking Fundamentals
  • Install and configure devices running the ArubaOS-CX Network Operating System
  • Describe and configure VLANs
  • Explain, describe and configure Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Understand when to use VRRP and how to configure it
  • Explain and configure Link Aggregation
  • Understand and configure IP Routing
  • Understand and configure OSPFv2 – Single Area
  • Describe and configure Switch Stacking using VSF
  • Describe Aruba ESP platform and product portfolio
  • Perform AP onboarding
  • Explain how Aruba's wireless networking solutions meet customers’ requirements
  • Explain fundamental WLAN technologies, RF concepts, and 802.11 Standards
  • Recognize and explain Radio Frequency Bands and channels, and the standards used to regulate them
  • Describe the concept of radio frequency coverage and interference and successful implementation and diagnosis of WLAN systems
  • Identify and differentiate antenna technology options to ensure optimal coverage in various deployment scenarios
  • Describe RF power technology including, signal strength, how it is measured and why it is critical in designing wireless networks
  • Control secure access to the WLAN using Aruba Firewall Policies and Roles
  • Perform network monitoring functions and troubleshooting


The ideal candidate has 1+ years of experience with networking, vendor agnostic understanding of basic network protocols. Under the direction of a Professional or Expert, can apply the configuration and verify the status of a campus network.


It is recommended that candidates have foundational networking experience or attend Aruba's Essentials eLearning series to glean knowledge on Aruba's Campus Access design solution.  


Networking Fundamentals
  • Defines networking, LAN, WAN and their components
  • Explains OSI model & encapsulation
  • Discusses different types of physical media
  • Compares unicast, multicast, and broadcast
  • Explains TCP/IP stack
  • Discusses different types of networking devices

Switching Fundamentals
  • Explains how to connect to and access a switch
  • Describes initial switch setup
  • Describes how to and configure VLANs, tagging, and IP addressing
  • Explains how to use LLDP and ICMP for network discovery and diagnosis
  • Explains how to configure link aggregation to improve performance/resiliency

Basic IP Setup
  • Discusses Inter-VLAN routing
  • Explains DHCP relay
  • Discusses static IP routing
  • Explains how to configure single-area OSPF

Network Redundancy
  • Discusses Spanning Tree
  • Explains VRRP and VSX

  • Describes VSF
  • Explains how to configure VSF 
  • Describes Auto-VSF
  • Explains VSF MAD

Introduction to Aruba Solutions
  • Discusses ESP
  • Introduces Aruba switching products
  • Introduces Aruba WLAN portfolio
  • Introduces to Aruba Central
  • Introduces to Aruba ClearPass

Central for Device Management
  • Explains how to perform device onboarding
  • Describes how to create Central Groups
  • Describes UI config mode
  • Describes template config mode
  • Describes Central licensing

Device Profiling and AP onboarding
  • Describes the use of device profiling
  • Describes LLDP and MAC profiling
  • Explains how to connect AP to Aruba Central
  • Explains how to perform initial AP setup

WLAN Fundamentals
  • Describe the fundamentals of 802.11, RF frequencies and channels
  • Explain RF Patterns and coverage including SNR
  • Roaming Standards and QOS requirements
  • Describe aspects of RF design
  • Explains how to configure WLANs

Implementing Secure WLANs
  • Explain AAA
  • Describe 802.1X authentication
  • Explain how to configure secure WLANs
  • Discuss roles and access rules

Guest Access
  • Describe guest access 
  • Explain how to setup captive portal authentication
  • Describe how to configure guest WLANs

WLAN Security
  • Describe WLAN security
  • Explain certificates
  • Describe cloud authentication

Monitoring and Maintenance
  • Explains the use Aruba Central monitoring capabilities
  • Describe how to identify LED status
  • Explain how to perform firmware upgrades
  • Describe how to enable SNMP on devices
  • Describe AI Insights
  • Describe Alerts & Reports
  • Explain UXI

  • Describe how to perform password recovery and factory reset procedures
  • Explain Central connectivity troubleshooting
  • Describe how to enable spectrum analysis
  • Explore Central Troubleshooting tools


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  • 16.10.-20.10.2023 16.10.2023 5 Tage 5T Modena Online
    Course language: italian
  • 20.11.-24.11.2023 20.11.2023 5 Tage 5T Tres Cantos Madrid Online
    Course language - Spanish.
  • 19.02.-23.02.2024 19.02.2024 5 Tage 5T Wien Online
  • 19.02.-23.02.2024 19.02.2024 5 Tage 5T Eschborn
  • 19.02.-23.02.2024 19.02.2024 5 Tage 5T München
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  • 13.05.-17.05.2024 13.05.2024 5 Tage 5T Wien Online
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  • 16.09.-20.09.2024 16.09.2024 5 Tage 5T Wien Online
  • 04.11.-08.11.2024 04.11.2024 5 Tage 5T München
  • 04.11.-08.11.2024 04.11.2024 5 Tage 5T Eschborn
  • 04.11.-08.11.2024 04.11.2024 5 Tage 5T Wien Online
  • 18.11.-22.11.2024 18.11.2024 5 Tage 5T Wien Online
  • 18.11.-22.11.2024 18.11.2024 5 Tage 5T Modena Online

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