Aruba Mobility BootCamp - Instructor led online training

Duration: 5 Days


Training material for this course is offered as e-book. 

Your advantage:

Via Fast Lane virtual training you are directly connected with the training room - questions, answers and feedback are being shared interactively in real-time.

Maximum flexibility, no travel expenses, learning from at home or from workstation!

    Who should attend:

    Network professionals looking to boost their technical skills in industry-leading mobile-first solutions and services

    An individual course planning is possible for this kind of course. If you would like to know more about this course please either call us on +971 4 42 89 440 or send an email to

    Students are expected to come to the class with knowledge of Aruba's products. A knowledge of VLANs, switching and routing helps frame the specifics of Aruba's network architecture. Students taking this class may complete the following self-paced online courses available to view at no charge on the Aruba Web Site: 

    Course content

    The Aruba Mobility Boot Camp (MBC) combines the IAW and SWDI courses into a single, 5-day training experience. Participants should be prepared for an accelerated curriculum, thus the name boot camp.
    Prerequisites for this course include an understanding of wireless fundamentals, VLAN fundamentals, data flow and control in a network, and basic routing principles.

    Course objectives

    After you successfully complete this course, expect to be able to:

    • design and deploy scalable Aruba WLANs
    Course topics

    Aruba Architecture

    • Aruba Product Review
    • Aruba Network Architecture Components
    • Software Architecture Components
    • Aruba Solution - How it works
    • Campus and Remote Network Design
    • Aruba Scalable Design
    • Controller Roles
    • Theory of Operation
    • Packet Walk-through - DHCP request/reply

    Initial Setup

    • Web UI: Guided Tour
    • Licenses
    • Monitoring Dashboard

    WLAN Configuration

    • WLAN components
    • Structure of an AP Group
    • WLAN setup Wizard - Creating secure Employee WLAN

    AP Provisioning

    • AP Provisioning Overview
    • AP and controller communication
    • Troubleshooting AP boot and controller communication
    • AP Provisioning
    • Basic Troubleshooting
    • AP Profiles
    • AP Configuration is stored in profiles in each AP group
    • AP Staged/Provisioned locally


    • Security Overview
    • Authentication Methods
    • 802.1X Configuration

    Advanced Authentication

    • Authentication Server Advanced Configuration
    • 802.1X Configuration Options
    • AAA Fast Connect
    • Machine Authentication
    • Blacklist due to failed authentication

    Firewall Policies

    • Firewall overview
    • Policies and Rules Components
    • Policy Construction and Configuration
    • Counter Measures: Blacklisting Clients
    • Global firewall settings
    • Valid user acl
    • Troubleshooting
    • Viewing firewall traffic in the dashboard


    • Explanation of roles
    • Creating and applying roles
    • Applying and restricting policies to Groups
    • Role derivation processes
    • User-derived rules
    • Default roles
    • Stateful Firewall setting
    • Bandwith Contracts
    • Best Practices
    • Troubleshooting roles and policies


    • Introduction to Adaptive Radio Management
    • Why is ARM Needed
    • How Does ARM Work and how to use ARM
    • Client Match
    • Spectrum Analysis
    • Spectrum Configuration

    Captive Portal

    • Aruba's Guest Access solution
    • Captive Portal Process
    • Captive Portal configuration steps
    • Customizing Captive Portal
    • Using WLAN Wizard
    • Troubleshooting Captive Portal
    • Guest Provisioning Account
    • Guest Provisioning Customization
    • Captive Portal Lab

    Remote AP

    • Remote AP Overview
    • Aruba's Remote AP solution
    • Remote AP architectures
    • RAP Forwarding Modes
    • RAP Operations mode
    • Remote AP configuration steps
    • Remote AP provisioning
    • Troubleshooting

    Wired Access

    • Introducing Wired Access Control
    • PACL and VACL
    • Wired Access Control Configuration
    • VLAN AAA profile and Global AAA profile
    • Lab

    Master Redundancy

    • Master Redundancy Overview
    • Configuration
    • Master Redundancy DB Synchronization
    • Lab

    Master/Local controller Operation

    • Multi Controller
    • Multi Controller Configuration
    • Centralized Image Upgrades
    • AP Image Preload
    • AP Groups
    • VLAN Pooling
    • Named VLANs
    • AP Termination
    • LAB


    • Introduction to Control Plane Security
    • How CPSec works
    • Configuring CPSec in GUI
    • CLI CPSec Configuration
    • Configuring the CPSec Whitelist


    • Mobility Overview
    • Single Controller Mobility
    • Inter Controller Mobility
    • 802.11r Mobility
    • Monitor IP Mobility
    • LAB

    Local Redundancy

    • Redundancy Operations
    • Redundancy Models
    • Local Redundancy methods
    • Local Redundancy Configuration
    • LAB


    • Intro to Mesh
    • Mesh basics
    • Controller an AP support
    • Mesh Details and Best practices
    • Configuration
    • Mesh Toubleshooting
    • LAB


    • RFProtect
    • Advanced Wireless Intrusion Detection
    • Advanced Wireless Intrusion Protection
    • Spectrum Analysis
    • Rogue Detection and Containment
    Further information

    If you would like to know more about this course please contact us