Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA)
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Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA)

Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA)
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4.4 (856 ratings)
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Last updated 8/2019
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This course includes
  • 11 hours on-demand video
  • 20 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of Wi-Fi governing bodies
  • Learn about the wireless standards set by IEEE and Wi-Fi Alliance
  • Understand the radio frequency bands, properties and behaviors
  • Measure wireless signals
  • Learn about antenna types, gains and installation techniques
  • Understand the Wi-Fi communications process
  • Troubleshoot a deployed Wi-Fi network
  • Learn the best practices for a Wi-Fi architecture
  • Understand the Wi-Fi security standards
  • Conduct accurate site surveys
Requirements
  • The candidates opting for this course are required to have a good understanding of wired and wireless networking.
  • Secondly, the candidates are also required to be familiar with networking protocols such as TCP/IP etc.
Description

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.


Who this course is for:
  • Candidates seeking CWNA certification
  • Candidates working as network administrators
  • Candidates working as Wi-Fi support engineers
  • Candidates looking to increase their knowledge of wireless networking
  • Candidates working as wireless network design and security consultants
Course content
Expand all 425 lectures 10:48:08
+ Module 01 - Overview of Wireless Communications
27 lectures 38:39
The FCC Part2
01:30
ITU-R
01:56
IETF Part1
01:24
IETF Part2
01:25
ISOC Hierarchy
01:42
Wi-Fi Alliance
00:48
IEEE
01:05
The Hierarchical Model
03:25
Carrier Signals
01:21
Communication Fundamentals Part1
02:38
Communication Fundamentals Part2
01:22
Communication Fundamentals Part3
03:04
Communication Fundamentals Part4
00:22
Communication Fundamentals Part5
00:33
Communication Fundamentals Part6
00:52
Communication Fundamentals Part7
01:03
Communication Fundamentals Part8
01:20
Communication Fundamentals Part9
01:09
Communication Fundamentals Part10
02:03
Module 01 Review
00:54
Module 01 - Quiz
5 questions
+ Module 02 - Fundamentals of RF
25 lectures 40:02

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Fundamentals of RF
00:58
What is an RF Signal? Part1
01:06
What is an RF Signal? Part2
02:03
What is an RF Signal? Part3
02:26
Characteristics of RF
00:33
Wavelength Part1
01:54
Wavelength Part2
03:46
Wavelength Part3
03:00
Wavelength Part4
01:37
Frequency Part1
01:01
Frequency Part2
00:29
Amplitude
01:24
Phase Part1
02:09
Phase Part2
00:42
RF Behaviors
01:00
Absorption
01:53
Reflection
03:15
Scattering
02:03
Refraction
01:24
Diffraction
00:33
Attenuation
01:04
Multipath Part1
01:42
Multipath Part2
01:17
Gain
02:05
Module 02 Review
00:38
Module 02 Quiz
5 questions
+ Module 03 - Components and Measurements of RF
32 lectures 01:03:56

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Components and Measurements of RF
00:44
Components of RF Communications
02:05
Transmitter
01:07
Antenna Part1
01:36
Antenna Part2
00:30
Receiver
01:18
Intentional Radiator (IR)
01:43
Equivalent Isotropically Radiated Power (EIRP)
01:46
Units of Power and Comparison
01:50
Units of Power
01:43
Watt Part1
02:29
Watt Part2
00:30
Decibel (dB) Part1
01:16
Decibel (dB) Part2
00:35
dB Mathematics
03:27
dBi Part1
02:13
dBi Part2
01:47
dBd Part1
00:51
dBd Part2
01:46
dBm
00:54
The 6 dB Rule
03:25
RF Mathematics
01:01
Rule of 10s and 3s Part1
00:45
Rule of 10s and 3s Part2
01:51
Math Examples (eNotes) Part1
08:53
Math Examples (eNotes) Part2
06:19
Math Examples (eNotes) Part3
04:40
Noise Floor
00:54
SNR
01:13
Received Signal Strength Indicator (RSSI)
02:20
RSSI Example
02:05
Module 03 Review
00:20
Module 03 Quiz
5 questions
+ Module 04 - RF Signal and Antenna Concepts
25 lectures 37:42

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RF Signal and Antenna Concepts Part1
00:40
RF Signal and Antenna Concepts Part2
01:19
Azimuth and Elevation Charts (Antenna Radiation Envelopes) Part1
01:24
Azimuth and Elevation Charts (Antenna Radiation Envelopes) Part2
03:05
Azimuth and Elevation Charts (Antenna Radiation Envelopes) Part3
01:30
Azimuth and Elevation Charts (Antenna Radiation Envelopes) Part4
01:39
Azimuth and Elevation Charts (Antenna Radiation Envelopes) Part5
00:37
Beamwidth Part1
01:13
Beamwidth Part2
01:51
Antenna Types
03:07
Omnidirectional Antenna
01:47
Semidirectional Antenna
01:29
Patch Antenna
02:29
Planar Antenna
01:04
Yagi Antenna
01:09
Highly Directional Antenna
02:36
Antenna Arrays
01:30
Beamforming
00:31
Static Beamforming
01:04
Dynamic Beamforming
00:59
Transmit Beamforming
00:59
Antenna Polarization
01:14
Antenna Diversity
01:48
Multiple -Input, Multiple -Output
01:58
Module 04 Review
00:40
Module 04 - Quiz
5 questions
+ Module 05 - IEEE 802.11
16 lectures 24:37

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IEEE 802.11
00:46
Original IEEE 802.11 Standard
03:21
IEEE 802.11 -2007 Ratified Amendments
01:57
802.11b
02:02
802.11a Part1
02:06
802.11a Part2
00:55
802.11g
02:08
802.11 Review
01:07
802.11i Part1
01:45
802.11i Part2
01:39
802.11i Part3
03:08
802.11r -2008
01:24
802.11w
00:45
802.11n
00:17
802.11ac
00:47
Module 05 Review
00:30
Module 05 - Quiz
5 questions
+ Module 06 - Spread Spectrum Technologies
29 lectures 42:04

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Spread Spectrum Technologies
00:50
Industrial, Scientific, and Medical Bands
02:16
900 MHz
00:47
2.4 GHz
01:49
5.0 GHz
00:51
Unlicensed National Information Infrastructure Bands
01:28
U-NII Review
01:29
60 GHz
01:12
Narrowband and Spread Spectrum Part1
02:18
Narrowband and Spread Spectrum Part2
01:41
Multipath Interference
01:01
Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum
01:33
Hopping Sequence
02:32
Dwell Time
01:02
Hop Time
00:39
Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum Part1
02:03
Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum Part2
04:13
Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum Part3
01:31
Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum Part4
01:12
Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing Part1
01:31
Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing Part2
01:27
Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing Part3
01:50
2.4 GHz
01:55
2.4 GHz (Cont.)
00:44
5.0 GHz
00:46
5.0 GHz (Cont.)
00:27
Adjacent, Nonadjacent, and Overlapping Channels
01:33
Throughput vs. Bandwidth
00:54
Module 06 Revie w
00:30
Module 06 - Quiz
5 questions
+ Module 07 - WLAN Topologies
23 lectures 33:07

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WLAN Topologies
00:20
Wireless Networking Topologies
00:37
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
01:35
Wireless Metropolitan Area Network (WMAN)
00:41
Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN)
01:09
Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN)
00:44
802.11 Topologies
00:59
Access Points
03:50
Distribution Service
00:32
SSID
01:39
BSS
00:54
ESS Part1
00:58
ESS Part2
01:01
Roaming Part1
01:04
Roaming Part2
00:43
Roaming Part3
00:57
Mesh BSS Part1
01:42
Mesh BSS Part2
01:14
WLC Roaming (eNotes)
06:20
Access Point Modes
04:17
Client Station Modes Part1
00:44
Client Station Modes Part2
00:55
Module 07 Review
00:12
Module 07 - Quiz
5 questions
+ Module 08 - Wi -Fi Access
19 lectures 26:56

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Wi -Fi Access
00:38
CSMA/CA vs. CSMA/CD
01:19
CSMA/CD (eNotes)
05:12
CSMA/CA Part1
01:11
CSMA/CA Part2
00:24
CSMA/CA (eNotes)
02:21
Distributed Coordination Function Part1
00:33
Distributed Coordination Function Part2
02:20
Interframe Space (IFS)
02:01
SIFS/DIFS Part1
01:45
SIFS/DIFS Part2
00:28
Carrier Sense Part1
01:31
Carrier Sense Part2
00:47
Carrier Sense Part3
01:16
Point Coordination Function (PCF) Part1
00:20
Point Coordination Function (PCF) Part2
01:06
Block Acknowledgment
00:46
Airtime Fairness
02:26
Module 08 Review
00:32
Module 08 - Quiz
5 questions
+ Module 09 - MAC Architecture
19 lectures 28:37

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MAC Architecture
00:47
Packets, Frames, and Bits (eNotes)
03:44
Data -Link Layer
00:25
MAC
01:26
Ethernet Connectivity
01:39
Frame Information
03:34
Management Frames
02:47
Control Frames
02:03
Data Frame Subtypes
01:14
Beacon Frames
01:12
Beacon Frame Types
01:22
Passive Scanning
00:30
Active Scanning Part1
01:18
Active Scanning Part2
01:04
Authentication
00:18
Open System Authentication
01:37
WEP Authentication
02:09
Association
00:52
Module 09 Review
00:36
Module 09 - Quiz
5 questions