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Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA)

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The Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) course is a foundation level course covering the fundamentals of enterprise Wi-Fi network administration. The course is based on the curriculum for the CWNA certification by CWNP. The course helps the students to achieve the most sought after Wi-Fi skills and knowledge which help the students to grow their careers in the field of wireless networking. The ultimate goal of the Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) course is to enable the candidates to gain the Wi-Fi expertise required to effectively administer an enterprise Wi-Fi network. The course also covers all of the exam topics of the CWNA-107 exam required to achieve the CWNA certification. The course includes hands-on and real-world case studies to help the students implement the learnt concepts in their daily jobs. More advanced topics such as Wi-Fi design, security and troubleshooting are also an integral part of the course.

Table of Contents

  1. Introdcution
    1. Course Introduction 00:01:36
    2. Instructor Introduction 00:00:43
  2. Overview of Wireless Communications
    1. Overview of Wireless Communications 00:00:34
    2. Overview of Wireless History 00:01:09
    3. Standards Part1 00:01:14
    4. Standards Part2 00:00:52
    5. Standards Part3 00:00:40
    6. Standards Part4 00:02:22
    7. The FCC Part1 00:01:55
    8. The FCC Part2 00:01:30
    9. ITU-R 00:01:56
    10. IETF Part1 00:01:24
    11. IETF Part2 00:01:25
    12. ISOC Hierarchy 00:01:43
    13. Wi-Fi Alliance 00:00:48
    14. IEEE 00:01:06
    15. The Hierarchical Model 00:03:25
    16. Carrier Signals 00:01:21
    17. Communication Fundamentals Part1 00:02:39
    18. Communication Fundamentals Part2 00:01:22
    19. Communication Fundamentals Part3 00:03:04
    20. Communication Fundamentals Part4 00:00:23
    21. Communication Fundamentals Part5 00:00:34
    22. Communication Fundamentals Part6 00:00:52
    23. Communication Fundamentals Part7 00:01:04
    24. Communication Fundamentals Part8 00:01:20
    25. Communication Fundamentals Part9 00:01:09
    26. Communication Fundamentals Part10 00:02:04
    27. Chapter 1 Review 00:00:55
  3. Fundamentals of RF
    1. Fundamentals of RF 00:00:58
    2. What is an RF Signal? Part1 00:01:06
    3. What is an RF Signal? Part2 00:02:03
    4. What is an RF Signal? Part3 00:02:27
    5. Characteristics of RF 00:00:34
    6. Wavelength Part1 00:01:54
    7. Wavelength Part2 00:03:46
    8. Wavelength Part3 00:03:01
    9. Wavelength Part4 00:01:37
    10. Frequency Part1 00:01:02
    11. Frequency Part2 00:00:29
    12. Amplitude 00:01:25
    13. Phase Part1 00:02:09
    14. Phase Part2 00:00:43
    15. RF Behaviors 00:01:00
    16. Absorption 00:01:54
    17. Reflection 00:03:15
    18. Scattering 00:02:03
    19. Refraction 00:01:25
    20. Diffraction 00:00:34
    21. Attenuation 00:01:05
    22. Multipath Part1 00:01:43
    23. Multipath Part2 00:01:18
    24. Gain 00:02:06
    25. Chapter 2 Review 00:00:38
  4. Components and Measurements of RF
    1. Components and Measurements of RF 00:00:45
    2. Components of RF Communications 00:02:05
    3. Transmitter 00:01:08
    4. Antenna Part1 00:01:37
    5. Antenna Part2 00:00:30
    6. Receiver 00:01:18
    7. Intentional Radiator (IR) 00:01:43
    8. Equivalent Isotropically Radiated Power (EIRP) 00:01:47
    9. Units of Power and Comparison 00:01:51
    10. Units of Power 00:01:43
    11. Watt Part1 00:02:29
    12. Watt Part2 00:00:30
    13. Decibel (dB) Part1 00:01:16
    14. Decibel (dB) Part2 00:00:35
    15. dB Mathematics 00:03:27
    16. dBi Part1 00:02:13
    17. dBi Part2 00:01:47
    18. dBd Part1 00:00:52
    19. dBd Part2 00:01:46
    20. dBm 00:00:55
    21. The 6 dB Rule 00:03:26
    22. RF Mathematics 00:01:01
    23. Rule of 10s and 3s Part1 00:00:45
    24. Rule of 10s and 3s Part2 00:01:51
    25. Math Examples (eNotes) Part1 00:08:53
    26. Math Examples (eNotes) Part2 00:06:19
    27. Math Examples (eNotes) Part3 00:04:40
    28. Noise Floor 00:00:55
    29. SNR 00:01:13
    30. Received Signal Strength Indicator (RSSI) 00:02:21
    31. RSSI Example 00:02:05
    32. Chapter 3 Review 00:00:21
  5. RF Signal and Antenna Concepts
    1. RF Signal and Antenna Concepts Part1 00:00:41
    2. RF Signal and Antenna Concepts Part2 00:01:19
    3. Azimuth and Elevation Charts (Antenna Radiation Envelopes) Part1 00:01:25
    4. Azimuth and Elevation Charts (Antenna Radiation Envelopes) Part2 00:03:06
    5. Azimuth and Elevation Charts (Antenna Radiation Envelopes) Part3 00:01:30
    6. Azimuth and Elevation Charts (Antenna Radiation Envelopes) Part4 00:01:40
    7. Azimuth and Elevation Charts (Antenna Radiation Envelopes) Part5 00:00:38
    8. Beamwidth Part1 00:01:14
    9. Beamwidth Part2 00:01:51
    10. Antenna Types 00:03:08
    11. Omnidirectional Antenna 00:01:48
    12. Semidirectional Antenna 00:01:29
    13. Patch Antenna 00:02:29
    14. Planar Antenna 00:01:04
    15. Yagi Antenna 00:01:09
    16. Highly Directional Antenna 00:02:36
    17. Antenna Arrays 00:01:30
    18. Beamforming 00:00:31
    19. Static Beamforming 00:01:04
    20. Dynamic Beamforming 00:01:00
    21. Transmit Beamforming 00:01:00
    22. Antenna Polarization 00:01:14
    23. Antenna Diversity 00:01:48
    24. Multiple-Input, Multiple-Output 00:01:58
    25. Chapter 4 Review 00:00:40
  6. IEEE 802.11
    1. IEEE 802.11 00:00:46
    2. Original IEEE 802.11 Standard 00:03:21
    3. IEEE 802.11 -2007 Ratified Amendments 00:01:57
    4. 802.11b 00:02:02
    5. 802.11a Part1 00:02:06
    6. 802.11a Part2 00:00:55
    7. 802.11g 00:02:08
    8. 802.11 Review 00:01:07
    9. 802.11i Part1 00:01:45
    10. 802.11i Part2 00:01:39
    11. 802.11i Part3 00:03:09
    12. 802.11r -2008 00:01:24
    13. 802.11w 00:00:45
    14. 802.11n 00:00:18
    15. 802.11ac 00:00:47
    16. Chapter 5 Review 00:00:31
  7. Spread Spectrum Technologies
    1. Spread Spectrum Technologies 00:00:51
    2. Industrial, Scientific, and Medical Bands 00:02:16
    3. 900 MHz 00:00:48
    4. 2.4 GHz 00:01:50
    5. 5.0 GHz 00:00:51
    6. Unlicensed National Information Infrastructure Bands 00:01:28
    7. U-NII Review 00:01:30
    8. 60 GHz 00:01:12
    9. Narrowband and Spread Spectrum Part1 00:02:19
    10. Narrowband and Spread Spectrum Part2 00:01:42
    11. Multipath Interference 00:01:02
    12. Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum 00:01:33
    13. Hopping Sequence 00:02:33
    14. Dwell Time 00:01:02
    15. Hop Time 00:00:40
    16. Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum Part1 00:02:03
    17. Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum Part2 00:04:14
    18. Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum Part3 00:01:31
    19. Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum Part4 00:01:12
    20. Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing Part1 00:01:32
    21. Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing Part2 00:01:27
    22. Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing Part3 00:01:50
    23. 2.4 GHz 00:01:56
    24. 2.4 GHz (Cont.) 00:00:45
    25. 5.0 GHz 00:00:47
    26. 5.0 GHz (Cont.) 00:00:27
    27. Adjacent, Nonadjacent, and Overlapping Channels 00:01:33
    28. Throughput vs. Bandwidth 00:00:54
    29. Chapter 6 Review 00:00:31
  8. WLAN Topologies
    1. WLAN Topologies 00:00:20
    2. Wireless Networking Topologies 00:00:37
    3. Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN) 00:01:35
    4. Wireless Metropolitan Area Network (WMAN) 00:00:41
    5. Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN) 00:01:10
    6. Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) 00:00:44
    7. 802.11 Topologies 00:01:00
    8. Access Points 00:03:51
    9. Distribution Service 00:00:32
    10. SSID 00:01:40
    11. BSS 00:00:54
    12. ESS Part1 00:00:59
    13. ESS Part2 00:01:01
    14. Roaming Part1 00:01:04
    15. Roaming Part2 00:00:43
    16. Roaming Part3 00:00:57
    17. Mesh BSS Part1 00:01:42
    18. Mesh BSS Part2 00:01:14
    19. WLC Roaming (eNotes) 00:06:20
    20. Access Point Modes 00:04:18
    21. Client Station Modes Part1 00:00:45
    22. Client Station Modes Part2 00:00:55
    23. Chapter 7 Review 00:00:13
  9. Wi-Fi Access
    1. Wi-Fi Access 00:00:38
    2. CSMA/CA vs. CSMA/CD 00:01:19
    3. CSMA/CD (eNotes) 00:05:12
    4. CSMA/CA Part1 00:01:11
    5. CSMA/CA Part2 00:00:24
    6. CSMA/CA (eNotes) 00:02:21
    7. Distributed Coordination Function Part1 00:00:33
    8. Distributed Coordination Function Part2 00:02:21
    9. Interframe Space (IFS) 00:02:02
    10. SIFS/DIFS Part1 00:01:45
    11. SIFS/DIFS Part2 00:00:29
    12. Carrier Sense Part1 00:01:31
    13. Carrier Sense Part2 00:00:47
    14. Carrier Sense Part3 00:01:16
    15. Point Coordination Function (PCF) Part1 00:00:20
    16. Point Coordination Function (PCF) Part2 00:01:06
    17. Block Acknowledgment 00:00:46
    18. Airtime Fairness 00:02:26
    19. Chapter 8 Review 00:00:32
  10. MAC Architecture
    1. MAC Architecture 00:00:47
    2. Packets, Frames, and Bits (eNotes) 00:03:45
    3. Data-Link Layer 00:00:25
    4. MAC 00:01:27
    5. Ethernet Connectivity 00:01:39
    6. Frame Information 00:03:35
    7. Management Frames 00:02:48
    8. Control Frames 00:02:04
    9. Data Frame Subtypes 00:01:15
    10. Beacon Frames 00:01:12
    11. Beacon Frame Types 00:01:22
    12. Passive Scanning 00:00:30
    13. Active Scanning Part1 00:01:19
    14. Active Scanning Part2 00:01:05
    15. Authentication 00:00:18
    16. Open System Authentication 00:01:37
    17. WEP Authentication 00:02:09
    18. Association 00:00:52
    19. Chapter 9 Review 00:00:36
  11. WLAN Architecture
    1. WLAN Architecture 00:00:16
    2. Management, Control, and Data Planes 00:02:53
    3. Management Plane 00:01:57
    4. WLC (eNotes) 00:04:33
    5. Control Plane 00:02:15
    6. Data Plane 00:01:36
    7. Autonomous WLAN Architecture 00:01:27
    8. Centralized Network Management Systems 00:00:31
    9. Cloud Networking 00:00:47
    10. Centralized WLAN Architecture 00:01:10
    11. WLAN Controller Part1 00:01:00
    12. WLAN Controller Part2 00:02:52
    13. WLC Options Part1 00:00:54
    14. WLC Options Part2 00:02:09
    15. Split MAC 00:00:26
    16. Controller Data Forwarding Models Part1 00:01:25
    17. Controller Data Forwarding Models Part2 00:01:00
    18. Controller Data Forwarding Models Part3 00:01:26
    19. Chapter 10 Review 00:00:13
  12. WLAN Deployment
    1. WLAN Deployment 00:00:45
    2. Deployment Considerations for Commonly Supported WLAN Applications and Devices 00:02:22
    3. Real-Time Location Services Part1 00:01:12
    4. Real-Time Location Services Part2 00:01:08
    5. Real-Time Location Services Part3 00:01:06
    6. Mobile Devices 00:02:07
    7. Corporate Data Access and End-User Mobility 00:00:59
    8. Network Extension to Remote Areas 00:02:50
    9. Wireless ISP: Last-Mile Data Delivery 00:01:51
    10. SOHO 00:01:19
    11. ROBO 00:01:11
    12. Educational/Classroom Use 00:01:38
    13. Health Care 00:00:45
    14. Hotspots 00:01:32
    15. Fixed Mobile Convergence 00:01:34
    16. Chapter 11 Review 00:00:38
  13. Troubleshooting
    1. Troubleshooting 00:00:54
    2. Layer 2 Retransmissions 00:04:53
    3. RF Interference Part1 00:02:33
    4. RF Interference Part2 00:01:21
    5. RF Interference Part3 00:02:22
    6. RF Interference Part4 00:02:10
    7. RF Interference Part5 00:01:49
    8. RF Interference Part6 00:02:00
    9. 802.11 Coverage Considerations Part1 00:01:53
    10. 802.11 Coverage Considerations Part2 00:00:56
    11. 802.11 Coverage Considerations Part3 00:01:23
    12. 802.11 Coverage Considerations Part4 00:01:57
    13. 802.11 Coverage Considerations Part5 00:02:37
    14. 802.11 Coverage Considerations Part6 00:01:47
    15. 802.11 Coverage Considerations Part7 00:03:41
    16. 802.11 Coverage Considerations Part8 00:01:08
    17. 802.11 Coverage Considerations Part9 00:00:52
    18. 802.11 Coverage Considerations Part10 00:00:42
    19. Capacity vs. Coverage Part1 00:00:42
    20. Capacity vs. Coverage Part2 00:01:08
    21. Capacity vs. Coverage Part3 00:00:59
    22. Capacity vs. Coverage Part4 00:00:30
    23. Capacity vs. Coverage Part5 00:01:13
    24. Voice vs. Data 00:02:56
    25. Performance Part1 00:03:52
    26. Performance Part2 00:01:43
    27. Performance Part3 00:01:23
    28. Weather Part1 00:02:09
    29. Weather Part2 00:01:07
    30. Chapter 12 Review 00:00:29
  14. Security
    1. Security 00:00:33
    2. 802.11 Security Basics Part1 00:03:52
    3. 802.11 Security Basics Part2 00:03:13
    4. 802.11 Security Basics Part3 00:05:46
    5. 802.11 Security Basics Part4 00:06:10
    6. 802.11 Security Basics Part5 00:01:17
    7. 802.11 Security Basics Part6 00:01:23
    8. Robust Security Part1 00:02:12
    9. Robust Security Part2 00:01:09
    10. Robust Security Part3 00:01:41
    11. Robust Security Part4 00:01:15
    12. Robust Security Part5 00:01:03
    13. Robust Security Part6 00:01:28
    14. Robust Security Part7 00:03:14
    15. Robust Security Part8 00:00:43
    16. Robust Security Part9 00:01:12
    17. Robust Security Part10 00:02:29
    18. Robust Security Part11 00:00:58
    19. Robust Security Part12 00:00:43
    20. Robust Security Part13 00:00:56
    21. Robust Security Part14 00:00:51
    22. Robust Security Part15 00:00:43
    23. Robust Security Part16 00:01:07
    24. Robust Security Part17 00:00:58
    25. Robust Security Part18 00:00:30
    26. Chapter 13 Review 00:00:25
  15. Types of Wireless Attacks
    1. Types of Wireless Attacks 00:00:24
    2. Wireless Attacks Part1 00:04:07
    3. Wireless Attacks Part2 00:05:35
    4. Wireless Attacks Part3 00:04:39
    5. Wireless Attacks Part4 00:04:29
    6. Wireless Attacks Part5 00:02:14
    7. Wireless Attacks Part6 00:01:31
    8. Wireless Attacks Part7 00:01:56
    9. Wireless Attacks Part8 00:01:20
    10. Wireless Attacks Part9 00:02:31
    11. Wireless Attacks Part10 00:01:16
    12. Intrusion Monitoring Part1 00:01:50
    13. Intrusion Monitoring Part2 00:01:20
    14. Wireless Security Policy Part1 00:00:52
    15. Wireless Security Policy Part2 00:00:53
    16. Highly Recommended Wireless Security Policies Part1 00:02:05
    17. Highly Recommended Wireless Security Policies Part2 00:00:42
    18. Chapter 14 Review 00:00:28
  16. Fundamentals of Site Surveys
    1. Fundamentals of Site Surveys 00:00:21
    2. WLAN Site Survey Interview Part1 00:01:02
    3. WLAN Site Survey Interview Part2 00:01:03
    4. WLAN Site Survey Interview Part3 00:01:23
    5. WLAN Site Survey Interview Part4 00:00:50
    6. WLAN Site Survey Interview Part5 00:01:11
    7. WLAN Site Survey Interview Part6 00:00:44
    8. WLAN Site Survey Interview Part7 00:00:53
    9. WLAN Site Survey Interview Part8 00:00:53
    10. WLAN Site Survey Interview Part9 00:01:12
    11. WLAN Site Survey Interview Part10 00:00:46
    12. Documents and Reports Part1 00:02:12
    13. Documents and Reports Part2 00:00:53
    14. Documents and Reports Part3 00:01:48
    15. Chapter 15 Review 00:00:19
  17. Site Survey Tools
    1. Site Survey Tools 00:00:14
    2. Protocol and Spectrum Analysis 00:01:45
    3. Spectrum Analysis Part1 00:01:09
    4. Spectrum Analysis Part2 00:00:48
    5. Site Survey Part1 00:01:09
    6. Site Survey Part2 00:01:26
    7. Site Survey Part3 00:00:49
    8. Site Survey Part4 00:00:56
    9. AP Placement and Configuration 00:01:21
    10. Application Analysis 00:01:04
    11. Indoor Site Survey Tools 00:01:23
    12. Outdoor Site Survey Tools Part1 00:01:58
    13. Outdoor Site Survey Tools Part2 00:02:08
    14. Coverage Part1 00:01:49
    15. Coverage Part2 00:00:49
    16. Confirmation 00:00:41
    17. Chapter 16 Review 00:00:09
  18. PoE
    1. PoE 00:00:18
    2. Non-Standard 00:01:34
    3. 802.3af 00:00:36
    4. Powered Device 00:01:08
    5. Discovery Part1 00:01:27
    6. Discovery Part2 00:03:23
    7. Endpoint 00:00:56
    8. Midspan 00:01:14
    9. MDI 00:00:38
    10. PoE Part1 00:00:54
    11. PoE Part2 00:02:36
    12. PoE Part3 00:00:51
    13. PoE Part4 00:02:03
    14. Chapter 17 Review 00:00:13
  19. High Throughput (HT)
    1. High Throughput (HT) 00:00:21
    2. 802.11n -2009 Amendment 00:00:38
    3. Wi-Fi Alliance Certification Part1 00:01:04
    4. Wi-Fi Alliance Certification Part2 00:03:10
    5. MIMO Part1 00:01:51
    6. MIMO Part2 00:01:18
    7. MIMO Part3 00:00:50
    8. MIMO Part4 00:01:22
    9. MIMO Part5 00:00:35
    10. Spatial Multiplexing (SM) Part1 00:00:36
    11. Spatial Multiplexing (SM) Part2 00:00:48
    12. MIMO Diversity Part1 00:01:38
    13. MIMO Diversity Part2 00:01:10
    14. Space-Time Block Coding (STBC) 00:00:41
    15. Cyclic Shift Diversity (CSD) 00:00:34
    16. Transmit Beamforming (TxBF) Part1 00:01:07
    17. Transmit Beamforming (TxBF) Part2 00:01:12
    18. 20 MHz Non-HT and HT Channels Part1 00:01:38
    19. 20 MHz Non-HT and HT Channels Part2 00:00:53
    20. 40 MHz Channels 00:01:13
    21. Chapter 18 Review 00:00:19
  20. Very High Throughput (VHT)
    1. Very High Throughput (VHT) 00:01:02
    2. 802.11ac Part1 00:02:35
    3. 802.11ac Part2 00:00:52
    4. 802.11ac Part3 00:01:09
    5. 802.11ac Part4 00:01:20
    6. 802.11ac Part5 00:00:45
    7. 802.11ac Part6 00:01:29
    8. 802.11ac Part7 00:01:08
    9. 802.11ac Part8 00:01:11
    10. 802.11ac Part9 00:01:41
    11. 802.11ac Part10 00:00:53
    12. 802.11ac Part11 00:02:01
    13. 802.11ac Part12 00:01:11
    14. Chapter 19 Review 00:00:39
  21. BYOD
    1. BYOD 00:00:32
    2. Mobile Device Management Part1 00:01:52
    3. Mobile Device Management Part2 00:01:44
    4. Company-Issued Devices vs. Personal Devices Part1 00:03:39
    5. Company-Issued Devices vs. Personal Devices Part2 00:03:11
    6. Company-Issued Devices vs. Personal Devices Part3 00:05:19
    7. MDM Profiles 00:00:30
    8. MDM Agent Software 00:02:07
    9. Over the Air Management Part1 00:01:55
    10. Over the Air Management Part2 00:00:37
    11. Guest WLAN Part1 00:00:57
    12. Guest WLAN Part2 00:00:54
    13. Guest WLAN Part3 00:01:01
    14. Guest WLAN Part4 00:00:34
    15. Guest Isolation 00:01:14
    16. Guest Registration 00:00:54
    17. Chapter 20 Review 00:00:20
    18. Course Closure 00:01:24