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    Duration:

     

    Objectives:

    By the end of this training session, the student will be able to understand major RouterOS Enterprise WiFi features, how WiFi works and implement CAPsMAN into real life WiFi setups.

    Target Audience:

    Network engineers and technicians wanting to deploy and support:

    Corporate WiFi networks based on MikroTik Controlled Access Point system Manager (CAPsMAN)

    Simple Layer 2 wireless bridges using MikroTik 60GHz

    Wireless Wire Technology

    Course prerequisites:

    MTCNA certificate

    Title

     

    Objective

    Module 1

    Wireless Introduction

    Wireless routers

    RouterBOARD hardware with integrated wireless

    MikroTik wireless cards

     

    Module 1 laboratory

    Module 2

    RF Wireless

    Characteristics

    The RF Radio Spectrum and Electromagnetic Energy

    Decibels

    Antenna theory and examples of use

    Isotropic

    Directional

    Omnidirectional

     

    Antenna polarization

     

    Initial class setup

     

    Attenuation/absorption and reflective properties of building materials and how they affect radio signals

     

    2.4/5GHz indoor/outdoor cell sizes and transmitter powers

     

    Client roaming

     

    RouterOS station roaming setting

     

    Co-channel and Adjacent-channel interference

     

    Choosing correct access point placement

     

    Physical network infrastructure

     

    Understanding 'Airtime'

     

    Module 2 laboratory

    Module 3

    Wireless Standards

    802.11

    a/b/g/n/ac wireless protocol

    802.11 standards features overview

    Bands, channels (frequencies) and channel widths

     

     

    Scan list

     

     

    Modulation schemes and MCS data rates

     

     

    Channel bonding

     

     

    Frame aggregation overview

     

     

    Chains (SISO, MIMO and MU-MIMO)

     

     

    CSMA/CA overview

     

     

    HW protection (RTS/CTS)

     

     

    QoS priorities / WMM®

     

    Future standards (802.11ax)

     

    Module 3 laboratory

    Module 4

    Country / Regulatory

    Domain Settings in

    CAPsMAN

    Antenna gain and control of maximum EIRP

    Setting antenna gain on CAP

    Selecting the country code and purpose of 'installation' setting

     

    Dynamic frequency selection (DFS radar detect)

     

    Module 4 laboratory

    Module 5

    Non CAPsMAN

    Wireless Modes

    Extending coverage with repeaters and extenders

    Bridging with MikroTik 60GHz Wireless Wire products

    Module 5 laboratory

    Module 6

    Wireless Security

    Authentication (Open / Shared)

    Encryption (WEP, WPA™ TKIP, WPA2™ AES)

     

    Weaknesses of older encryption (WEP / WPA™ TKIP)

     

    Overview of 802.11X (RADIUS and EAP)

     

    Performance difference of TKIP vs. AES

     

    Basic access list (ACL) management

     

    Mitigating against most common known vulnerabilities of

    802.11

     

    Module 6 laboratory

    Module 7

    Wireless

    Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting wireless clients

    Registration table analysis

    TX/RX signal strength

     

    Signal to noise ratio

     

    CCQ, frames and HW frames, hardware retries

     

    Data rates

     

    Analysing the System log for wireless problems

     

    Scan, background scan

     

    Frequency usage

     

    Wireless snooper

     

    Wireless sniffer

     

    Module 7 laboratory

    Module 8

    Wireless Surveys

    Pre-install site surveys

    Spectrum analysis overview

     

    Prediction software overview

     

    Post-install validation surveys

     

    Module 8 laboratory

    Module 9 CAPsMAN v2

    MikroTik CAPsMAN version 2 features

    CAP hardware/software requirements

     

    L2 (broadcast/multicast) vs L3 (via UDP) CAPs communication methods

     

    Using DHCP option 138

     

    Configuration of a CAP

    CAPsMAN discovery and selection by CAP

    Authentication and locking by SSL certificates

    Auto certificate & locking

    Auto upgrading feature

    Securing the CAP configuration

     

    CAPsMAN configuration settings (channels, datapaths, security configurations, data rates)

     

    Provisioning CAP Interfaces (single and dual band APs)

     

    Datapath / local forwarding

     

    Dynamic vs static CAP interfaces on CAPsMAN

     

    Virtual AP (additional SSIDs)

     

    Static interfaces on CAPs (slave virtual interfaces with

    VLANs)

     

    Access list features

     

    Module 9 laboratory