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CCNA® Wireless Study Guide by Todd Lammle

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Chapter 12. Wlan Maintenance and Troubleshooting

THE CCNA WIRELESS EXAM TOPICS COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER ARE:

  • Conduct basic WLAN maintenance and troubleshooting

    • Identify basic WLAN troubleshooting methods for controllers, access points, and clients methodologies

    • Describe basic RF deployment considerations related to site survey design of data or VoWLAN applications, Common RF interference sources such as devices, building material, AP location Basic RF site survey design related to channel reuse, signal strength, cell overlap

    • Describe the use of WLC show, debug, and logging

    • Describe the use of the WCS client troubleshooting tool

    • Transfer WLC config and O/S using maintenance tools and commands

    • Describe and differentiate WLC WLAN management access methods (console port, CLI, telnet, ssh, http, https, wired versus wireless management)

Wlan Maintenance and Troubleshooting

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Basic Troubleshooting Methods

Troubleshooting a wired network problem can range from an easy tweak to a major exercise in frustration. I'm not trying to scare anyone here, but to be straight with you, even though wired network troubleshooting can drive you to drink, troubleshooting a WLAN can drive you insane!

Wireless users can simply shuffle over a mere three feet and go from excellent reception to none at all stat if the network design happens to be a sloppy ...

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