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642-747 IUWMS

Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Mobility Services

Exam Number 642-747 IUWMS
Associated Certifications CCNP Wireless
Duration 90 minutes (50 - 60 questions)
Available Languages English, Japanese
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The IUWMS Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Mobility Services exam is the exam associated with the CCNP Wireless certification. This exam assesses a candidate's capability to integrate mobility services into the WLAN, to tune and troubleshoot the WLAN, and to implement indoor enterprise mesh networks. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the IUWMS Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Mobility Services course.

The exam is closed book and no outside reference materials are allowed. The following topics are general guidelines for the content that is likely to be included on the practical exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. In order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes, the following guidelines may change at any time without notice.

  • 20%     1.0   Describe WLAN Fundamentals

      • 1.1   Describe the impact of distributed antenna systems (DAS) for
                 location-based services
      • 1.2   Tracking mobile clients
        • 1.2.a   Active radio frequency identification (RFID) tag
        • 1.2.b   Wi-Fi devices
        • 1.2.c   Active interferers
      • 1.3   Describe the applications of RFID, Chokepoint, and TDoA Tags
        • 1.3.a   Compare and contrast Cisco Wireless Control System (Cisco
                      WCS) and third-party applications
      • 1.4   Calibrate Received Signal Strength Indicator (RSSI) for the Cisco and
                 third-party implementation
      • 1.5   Configure, generate, and interpret location and event notifications
      • 1.6   Configure and tune the Mobility Services Engine (for example, Simple
                  Network Management Protocol (SNMP) impact on network traffic
                  and platform hardware)
        • 1.6.a   NMSP
      • 1.7   Design access point (AP)/antenna deployment model for location
      • 1.8   Describe location techniques
        • 1.8.a   Angulations
        • 1.8.b   Cell of origin
        • 1.8.c   TDoA/ToA Lateration
        • 1.8.d   RSS Lateration
        • 1.8.e   Pattern Recognition
        • 1.8.f   RF Fingerprinting
  • 23%     2.0   Design and Deploy WLAN Infrastructure for

      • 2.1   Configure single Service Set Identifier (SSID) designs w/mobility
        • 2.1.a   AP group VLANs
        • 2.1.b   Identity Based Networking (IBN)
        • 2.1.c   Single SSID/Multiple WLAN
      • 2.2   Analyze implications of L2 and L3 roaming
        • 2.2.a   Avoid salt and pepper
        • 2.2.b   Minimize intercontroller roaming
        • 2.2.c   Mobility tunneling
      • 2.3   Implement high availability
        • 2.3.a   Legacy primary, secondary, and tertiary
        • 2.3.b   Backup primary and backup secondary outside of mobility
        • 2.3.c   Enhanced timers
        • 2.3.d   AP fallback
        • 2.3.e   AP prioritization
        • 2.3.f   Anchor controller redundancy
        • 2.3.g   RF redundancy - coverage hole, RRM, and double AP
      • 2.4   Troubleshoot AP join process using the following solutions
        • 2.4.a   AP console debug
        • 2.4.b   AP console config
        • 2.4.c   WLC debug
        • 2.4.d   WLC logs
        • 2.4.e   Switchport, DHCP, and VLAN
      • 2.5   Implement the following Cisco Unified Wireless best practices
        • 2.5.a   LAG vs. Port-based
        • 2.5.b   RF groups
        • 2.5.c   H-REAP
        • 2.5.d   AP count; per-subnet limitation
        • 2.5.e   Client subnet sizing considerations
        • 2.5.f   Per WLAN client limit
        • 2.5.g   Office Extend
        • 2.5.h   Passive client
      • 2.6   Define and implement mobility groups/list
        • 2.6.a   AP regulatory domain flexibility
        • 2.6.b   24/48/72 WLC mobility size
      • 2.7   Adjust authentication/EAP timers
      • 2.8   Tune RF environment for context aware services
        • 2.8.a   Data rates
        • 2.8.b   Transmit power levels and thresholds
        • 2.8.c   Channels and DCA
        • 2.8.d   Band Select
        • 2.8.e   ClientLink
      • 2.9   Troubleshooting intercontroller communications
        • 2.9.a   Mobility group formation
        • 2.9.b   RF group formation
        • 2.9.c   Intercontroller roaming
  • 22%     3.0   Implement MSE Architecture

      • 3.1   Describe Cisco Mobility Services Engine (MSE) capabilities and
                 integration with wireless network architecture
        • 3.1.a   Context aware
        • 3.1.b   Adaptive wireless intrusion prevention system (IPS)
        • 3.1.c   Guest tracking
        • 3.1.d   Spectrum intelligence
        • 3.1.e   Scalability
      • 3.2   Deploy context-aware services for specific environments
        • 3.2.a   Mixed-use environments
        • 3.2.b   Complex RF environments
        • 3.2.c   Small areas
        • 3.2.d   Timing issues
        • 3.2.e   Adjusting history and location parameters
        • 3.2.f   Multifloor facilities
        • 3.2.g   Re-calibration
      • 3.3   Integrate third-party applications
        • 3.3.a   Server engines
        • 3.3.b   Licensing
        • 3.3.c   Common API
      • 3.4   Integrate and manage MSE with Cisco WCS
        • 3.4.a   Install and Synchronize
        • 3.4.b   Location
        • 3.4.c   Enable tracking
        • 3.4.d   Define the MSE parameters
        • 3.4.e   Understand advanced parameters
      • 3.5   Maintain MSE
        • 3.5.a   Database clean-up
        • 3.5.b   Database back-up and restore
        • 3.5.c   Upgrade
      • 3.6   Troubleshoot MSE operations
        • 3.6.a   Debug of Network Mobility Services Protocol (NMSP)
        • 3.6.b   Debug of controller
        • 3.6.c   Location accuracy tool
        • 3.6.d   Debug RFID
  • 17%     4.0   Implement and Manage Indoor and Outdoor

      • 4.1   Describe wireless Mesh and its benefits
      • 4.2   Describe the following Mesh operation modes:
        • 4.2.a   RAP
        • 4.2.b   MAP
        • 4.2.c   Ethernet bridge functionality for Mesh
      • 4.3   Implement Mesh
        • 4.3.a   Hop count
        • 4.3.b   Backhaul caveats (throughput rates, QoS, path properties)
        • 4.3.c   Secondary backhaul
        • 4.3.d   SAP authorization (MAC filter entry)
        • 4.3.e   Utilize WLC CLI
        • 4.3.f   Outdoor RF considerations
      • 4.4   Describe Mesh convergence
        • 4.4.a   Cisco adaptive wireless path protocol (AWPP)
        • 4.4.b   Bridge group names
        • 4.4.c   Parent selection
        • 4.4.d   Understand reconvergence
      • 4.5   Utilize Cisco WCS for Mesh monitoring
        • 4.5.a   Add Mesh APs to map
        • 4.5.b   Utilize mesh tree view
        • 4.5.c   Utilize Cisco WCS mesh tools
        • 4.5.d   Generate Mesh reports
      • 4.6   Utilize workgroup bridges
        • 4.6.a   Cisco WCS management for workgroup bridges
        • 4.6.b   Differences between workgroup and universal bridges
        • 4.6.c   Considerations for using workgroup bridges
  • 18%     5.0   Implement Advanced Services and Manage with
                Cisco WCS and Navigator

      • 5.1   Install and maintain Cisco WCS/Navigator and perform the following
        • 5.1.a   Add Cisco WCS
        • 5.1.b   Add controllers
        • 5.1.c   Adding APs
        • 5.1.d   Adding maps
      • 5.2   Describe Navigator's role, features, and functions
      • 5.3   Implement Cisco WCS partitioning and Navigator domains
      • 5.4   Implement time of day AP power savings
      • 5.5   Implement scheduled WLAN availability
      • 5.6   Create and customize Cisco WCS reports
      • 5.7   Configure background tasks
      • 5.8   Configure and apply controller and access point templates
      • 5.9   Monitor and convert autonomous APs
      • 5.10   Configure WLC auto-provisioning
      • 5.11   Utilize configuration auditing in Cisco WCS
  • The following course is the recommended training for this exam.

    • Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Mobility Services (IUWMS)

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