Aerohive Certified Wireless Administrator (ACWA)

Training & Certification

Designed for network professionals responsible for managing and supporting wireless LAN networks, this extensive course will provide you with the information and skills necessary to gain an understanding of Aerohive’s cooperative control WLAN architecture. Learn best practices in designing and optimizing an Aerohive WLAN.  Install and configure Aerohive Access Points, and HiveManager. Troubleshoot routine problems in your wireless environment.

Overview

This course is usually executed with local Access Points and a remote Hivemanager. Each student uses their wireless-enabled PC in the classroom, and then performs hands-on labs that cover the following topics:

  • Overview of Aerohive Cooperative Control Architecture and products
  • HiveManager – concepts and administration
  • Using the Aerohive Wi-Fi planning tool to prepare for a deployment
  • WLAN Policies for deploying global configuration settings among APs
  • Aerohive Access Point and HiveManager – management and administration
  • SSIDs and user-based policies
  • Troubleshooting tools: Client Monitor, RADIUS Test, Packet Capture, Remote Sniffer, and VLAN Probe
  • Private PSK to provide unique PSKs for enterprise users
  • IEEE 802.1X/EAP – overview and configuration
  • Understanding wireless measurement
  • Stateful user-based L2/L3/L4 IP Firewall Policies
  • QoS concepts and design for Voice over WiFi
  • Radio profiles and high-density WLAN design

Important (required equipment)

  • In order to participate in the labs, each student must bring their own 802.11g/a or 802.11n Wi-Fi-enabled laptop or MacBook with updated wireless drivers.

Suggested prerequisites (highly beneficial)

  • Completion of Enterprise Mode Web-Based Training Modules
  • CWNA® vendor-neutral WLAN training and certification.

Aerohive Certified Wireless Professional (ACWP)

Training & Certification

This course is designed for experienced Aerohive customers and partners seeking to learn about advanced configuration, troubleshooting, and WLAN design and integration.

Overview

Each student connects to HiveManager, a remote PC, and an Aerohive Access Point over the Internet from their wireless-enabled PC in the classroom, and then performs hands-on labs that cover the following topics:

  • Overview of Aerohive Cooperative Control Architecture and products
  • Guest management using Aerohive Access Points with captive web portal and GRE tunneling features for guest access
  • Guest management using Private PSK and HiveManager’s User Manager interface for secure, encrypted guest access
  • 802.1X/EAP architecture overview
  • Aerohive Access Points as DHCP and RADIUS servers
  • Aerohive Access Points as RADIUS servers that integrate with Active Directory for IEEE 802.1X user authentication and credential caching
  • Layer 3 roaming to allow wireless clients to preserve their IP addresses while roaming between Aerohive Access Points  in different layer 3 networks
  • Aerohive Access Point  classification to simplify the configuration of network objects such as VLANs
  • Aerohive Access Points as Layer 2 IPsec VPN clients, and VPN servers Wi-Fi device tracking using HiveManager, and Aerohive Access Points  location services

Important (required equipment)

  • In order to participate in the labs, each student must bring their own 802.11g/a or 802.11n Wi-Fi-enabled laptop or MacBook with updated wireless drivers.

Prerequisites (required)

  • Prior attendance to a first-level Aerohive Certified Wireless Administrator (ACWA) training class. Training schedule for ACWA trainings can be found at the following link:
    www.aerohive.com/support/training.html

Prerequisites (suggested)

  • CWNA® and CWSP® vendor-neutral WLAN training and certification.