Aruba Mobility Boot Camp (MBC) 6.4

Aruba Mobility Boot Camp MBC 6.4

Scalable WLAN Design and Implementation (SWDI)

Aruba Mobility Boot Camp (MBC) Course

Aruba Mobility Boot Camp (MBC) 6.4 Instructor Led Training (ILT) Rev 16.41

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MBC 6.4 Course Overview

The Aruba Mobility Boot Camp (MBC) combines the IAW and SWDI courses into a single, 5-day training experience and is available in Australia upon request. 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.

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  • Related Certifications: Aruba Certified Mobility Professional (ACMP) V6.4, Aruba Certified Mobility Expert (ACMX) V6.4 Aruba Certified Design Expert (ACDX) V6.4 and Aruba Certified Design Expert (ACDX) V6.4 – upgrade from previous Aruba Certified Design and Mobility Expert
  • Price: $4,677.00 (ex) Contact us for Aruba partner and customer discounts.
  • SpectroTech also accepts Aruba Training Credits and Vouchers.
  • Duration: 5 days, Classroom – Instructor Led Training (ILT) and virtual Instructor Led Training (vILT)
  • In Preparation for Exam: HPE6-A29: Aruba Mobility Professional 6.4, HPE0-A117P: Aruba Certified Mobility Expert 6.4 Practical Exam, HPE0-A118P: Aruba Certified Design Expert 6.4 Practical Exam, and HPE6-A40: Aruba Certified Mobility Expert 6.4 Written Exam
  • Availability: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide and virtual Instructor Led Training (vILT). Onsite (customer premises) available for minimum 6 people.
  • Skill Level: Intermediate

Who is this course suited to?

Typical candidates for this course are IT professionals who deploy Aruba WLAN with advanced features and individuals who need a basic understanding of AirWave.

Suggested Prerequisites

Implementing Aruba WLANs V8


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

Scalable WLAN Design and Implementation (SWDI) Course Objectives

After you successfully complete this course, expect to be able to:
  • design and deploy scalable Aruba WLANs



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