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CWDP: Certified Wireless Design Professional Official Study Guide by Matt Swartz, Thomas W. Head, Marcus Burton, Shawn M. Jackman

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Chapter 10

MAC Layer Design

THE FOLLOWING CWDP EXAM TOPICS ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of WLAN architectures and solutions. Identify best practice design concepts for each architecture including the following considerations:
    • Management solutions
    • Protocols for communication and discovery
    • Data forwarding models
    • Scalability and bottlenecks
    • Redundancy Strategies
    • Device location in the network
    • Encryption and decryption
    • VLANs
    • QoS
    • Roaming considerations
    • Architecture-specific security considerations
    • RF and channel planning
    • Capacity planning
    • AP-Controller associations
    • Licensing
    • Advantages and limitations
  • Explain best practices for common WLAN feature support, configuration, and deployment strategies.
  • Demonstrate a ...

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