Cisco Meraki Wireless

Day 1

SDN Basics

Module 1: Introduction to Meraki

• The Meraki Mission

• Cisco Meraki: Bringing the Cloud to Enterprise Networks

• Cloud-Managed Networking Architecture

• Benefits of a Cloud-Based Solution

• The Meraki Full Stack: New and Unique Value Proposition

• Meraki Deployment – How it works

• Why Customers Choose Meraki

• Meraki MS Switches Overview

• Meraki MX Security Appliances Overview

• Meraki MR Wireless Access Points Overview

• Meraki API Overview

• Meraki Licensing

• Enterprise Support

• Cisco Meraki Documentation

Module 2: Cloud Management with the Meraki Dashboard

• The Cisco Meraki Dashboard

• Dashboard: Organizational Structure

• Out-of-band Cloud Management

• Loss of Connectivity to the Cisco Meraki Cloud

• Meraki Dashboard Logins

• Create Dashboard Accounts and Organization

• MSP Logins – Manage Multiple Organizations

• Modify an Organization

• View Organizations Health

• Meraki Dashboard Best Practices

• Dashboard Search

• Meraki Help

• Organizational Wide Settings

o Configure

§ Configuring Organizational Wide Settings

§ Using Configuration Sync to View and Copy Settings

§ Administrators

§ Configuring and Monitoring Licensing

§ Creating Bulk Networks

§ Creating and Managing Networks (sites)

§ Managing the Meraki Inventory

o Monitor

§ Overview

§ Monitoring the Change log

§ Monitoring Login Attempts

§ Monitoring the Security Center

§ Using Location Analytics

§ Monitoring VPN Status

§ Scheduling and Managing Firmware

§ Using the Summary Report

o Create and Manage Configuration Templates

§ Understand Configuration Templates

§ VLAN Templates

• Network Wide Settings

o Configure

§ Configuring Network Wide General Settings

§ Traffic Analysis

§ Location and Scanning

§ Configuring CloudShark for Capturing Traffic

§ Manage the Local Status Page

§ Manage Syslog, SNMP, Location, and NetFlow Services

§ Managing Network Admins and Guest Ambassadors

§ Managing Network Users

§ Managing Port Management Privileges

§ Configuring Group Policies

§ Adding Devices to the Network

§ Monitoring Networks

§ Monitoring Clients

§ Monitoring Traffic Analytics

§ Displaying and Exploring the Meraki Topology

§ Performing Packet Captures

§ Using the event Log to Perform Troubleshooting

Day 2

Module 3: Meraki MX Security

• Configuring the Local Status Page

• Adding Appliance to Network

• Device Configuration

• Device Tags & Notes

• Configuring Addressing & VLANs

o Pass-Through or VPN Concentrator Mode vs NAT Mode

o Creating VLANs

• DHCP Server Configuration and Options

• Meraki Firewall Configuration

o Firewall Basics

o Layer 3 vs Layer 7 Firewall

o Firewall Outbound Rules

o Security Appliance Services

o Layer 7 Firewall Rules

o Content Filtering

§ Adult Content Filtering

§ Gaming Content Filtering

§ Social Site Content Filtering

o Geo-IP Based Firewalling

o Nat Configuration

Day 3

• Meraki Site-to-Site VPN

o What is VPN

o Site-to-Site Hub Configuration

§ Hub Configuration

§ Hub Configuration with an Exit Hub

§ Spoke Configuration

§ Split Tunnel vs Full Tunnel

§ VPN Firewall Rules

§ Monitor VPN Status

• One Arm VPN Concentrator Configuration

o OSPF Configuration

• Meraki WarmSpare

• SDWAN and Traffic Shaping

o Uplink configuration

o Uplink selection

o Policy based routing

o Performance based routing

o Traffic shaping rules

• Meraki Client VPN

o Enable Client VPN

o Configure Client VPN

o Client VPN Authentication Methods

o VPN Clients

• Meraki Active Directory Integration

o Active Directory Authentication

o Active Directory integration with Group Policy

• Meraki Templates

• REST API usage

• Configuring Access Policies

Day 4

1. Module 4: Meraki Switching

• MS Switch Platforms and Features

• MS Feature: Multi-gigabit Ethernet

• Cisco Meraki MS Access Switches

• Meraki MS 120/220 Switch Family

• Meraki MS 210/225 Switch Family

• Meraki MS 250/250X Switch Family

• Using Tags to search, monitor and configure Meraki Switches

• Meraki Switch Configuration

• Add a Switch to the Network

• VLAN Configuration

• Configuring Layer 2 and Layer 3

• Configuring Static Routing

• Configuring Access Control Lists (ACL)

• Configuring Access Policies (802.1X)

• Integrating Radius and ISE with Access Policies

• Port Configuration

o Configuring Ports on a Switch

o Configuring Ports using Ranges and Search Criteria

o Configure Link Aggregation on a Switch

o Configuring Port Schedules

o Configuring Access Policies

o Configure Port Mirroring

• Meraki Switch Monitoring

o Monitoring Switch Status

o Monitoring Switch Port Status

o Monitoring Real-time and Historical Data

o Monitoring DHCP on the Switch

o Monitoring Power

o Monitoring DHCP

o Monitoring Event Logs

• Troubleshooting Tools

o Turn on Switch Blinking for Switch Identification

o Performing Packet Captures

o Performing Port Reset

o Performing Throughput Test

o Performing device Reboots

o Using ARP and Route Tables for Troubleshooting

o Troubleshoot using Ping and Traceroutes

• Managing Firmware Upgrades

Module 5: Meraki MR Wireless

• Meraki MR Wireless Overview

• Meraki 2.5G Multigigabit (MGig) Wireless

• Meraki’s solution for RF Environments

• Securing Guest Wireless

• Bluetooth Integrated Analytics

• Meraki Location Heatmap

• High Density Wireless

• Zero-Touch Provisioning for Wireless

• Dedicated Scanning Radio for Rouges and Interferences

• Meraki MR Licensing

• IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN Standards

o 802.11b/g 2.4 Spectrum

o 802.11b/g 2.4 Channel Plan

o 802.11a/ac 5 GHz

o Channel Planning

• Configuring Meraki APs

o Connecting APs to the Network

o Configuring Basic information including Tags

o Configuring Wireless RF Radio Settings

Auto RF

Transmit Power Control

Channel Selection

Band Steering

Client Balancing

o Configuring Floor Plans

o Placing APs on the FloorPlans

o Configuring RF Channel and Power Settings

o Configure Air Marshall to Isolate Rougue APs and Clients

Day 5

• Configuring SSIDs

o Provisioning SSIDs

o Open with Splash Pages

§ Click-Through

§ Systems Manager Sign-in

§ Facebook Sign-in

§ Google Sign-in

§ SMS Authenticated

§ Billing Configuration for SSIDs

o Using Preshared Keys with WPA2

o Using WPA2-Enterprise SSIDs with 802.1X


§ Cisco ISE

o Configuring Layer 3 Roaming

o Configuring ISE Integration with Access Policies

o Configuring Access Policies for Wireless

o MAC-based Access Control Filtered SSIDs

• Firewall & Traffic Shaping Configuration for Wireless

o Block local network for Guests

o Layer 3 Firewall Rules

o Block Applications

o Traffic Shaping Rules per SSID

• Monitoring Meraki APs

o Monitoring AP Status

o Using Meraki Wireless Health

o Monitoring Clients

o Monitoring RF Metrics

o Monitoring the RF Spectrum

o Monitoring SSID Availability

• Trouble Shooting

o Using Heatmaps to Troubleshoot RF Issues

o Identify Problematic Areas

o Signal Attenuation

o Ping and Traceroute

o Reboot Device

o Blink LEDs

o Throughput

o Checking PCI Compliance

o Using the Event Log for Troubleshooting

Course Schedule

Scheduled DateLocationAvailableRegister
05/06/2023 - 25/06/2023BengaluruVILT & ILTRegister

Course Details

Duration: 40 Hours
Exam Code: 500-220


Date: 05/06/2023
– 17/06/2023
Location: Bengaluru
Available: VILT / ILT

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