Juniper Wireless Networks with Mist AI (JWMA) – Outline

Detailed Course Outline

Course Introduction
Wi-Fi Standards
  • Describe the purpose of the 802.11 standard and its physical later amendments
Wi-Fi Radio Frequency Bands
  • Describe the 2.4-GHz, 5-GHz, and 6-GHz frequency bands used for WLANs and their channels
Applying Radio Frequency Basics to Wi-Fi
  • Describe the properties of an RF wave
  • Convert dBm to Milliwatts using RF math
  • Explain free space path loss and how it relates to WLANs
Modulation and Coding for Wi-Fi
  • Explain RF modulation and how it relates to WLAN data rates
  • Describe the relationship between SNR and MCS
Understanding Client Association and Roaming
  • Describe the 802.11 state machine and steps required for an 802.11 station to connect to an access point
  • Explain the protocols used in a client’s connection to the network
Network Contention Factors
  • Describe 802.11 contention
  • Lab 1: WLAN Testing
Wi-Fi Architectures and Life Cycle
  • Differentiate WLAN architectures
  • Describe the stages of the WLAN life cycle
Getting Started with Mist
  • Examine the Mist architecture
  • Create a Mist account
  • Summarize Mist subscriptions
  • Lab 2: Initial Setup
Mist Configuration Objects
  • Explain the difference between organization-level and site-level configuration objects
  • Define Mist configuration objects and their uses
  • Summarize the MSP dashboard
  • Lab 3: Remote Site and Site Groups and Variables
Juniper Access Points
  • Summarize access points and connectivity
  • Describe the boot procedure for a Juniper AP, its requirements, and the process of adding a Juniper AP to the Mist cloud
  • Describe common AP configuration settings
  • Use the Mist AP dashboard to get information about an AP
  • Define a BSS, ESS, an SSIDs and their functions
  • Review additional WLAN configuration options
  • Explain WLAN security options and how they are configured in a Mist WLAN configuration object
  • Describe data rates and how they are configured in Mist
Mist Edge
  • Define the features and benefits
  • Identify popular use cases
  • Categorize the product options
  • Summarize the installation
  • Review the Edge management
  • Troubleshoot the device and connectivity
Guest Portals
  • Describe the Mist guest options
Mist WxLAN Policies
  • Explain WLAN policies and how they are configured
  • Lab 4: WLANs and WxLAN
Mist Wi-Fi Security
  • Explain WxLAN policies and how they are configured
Mist Service Level Expectations
  • List Wi-Fi Assurance SLEs and their classifiers
Mist Events and Insights
  • Describe site, AP and client events
  • Explain the packet capture functionality of the Mist system
  • Describe the 802.11 MAC header and list 802.11 MAC frame types
  • Lab 5: SLE Troubleshooting
Mist Radio Resource Management
  • Describe the Mist RRM operations and their purposes
Mist Dashboard and Reports
  • Review additional data to create dashboards and reports
Mist Artificial Intelligence and Troubleshooting Options
  • Assess Mist’s application of artificial intelligence
  • Review troubleshooting options; reactive and proactive
Marvis Queries
  • Explain the difference between Marvis natural language and Marvis query language
Marvis Actions
  • Describe the functions of Marvis actions
  • Lab 6: Marvis
Location-Based Services
  • Review Wi-Fi components for location services
User Engagement and Proximity Tracing
  • Examine Mist’s proximity tracing capabilities