Administering Meraki MS Switches for Government

Throughout the course, students will embark on a journey that covers a wide range of topics. They will begin by learning how to Provision Meraki MS Switches, ensuring a seamless integration into government networks. The course provides a deep dive into the Configuration of the Meraki Dashboard, covering critical aspects such as MS Licenses, Switch Ports, Switch Stacks, Access Control Lists (ACLs), IPv6 Addressing, and ACLs. Students will also master the Implementation of Meraki Authentication with ISE/RADIUS and the Deployment of MS Adaptive Policies.

Retail Price: $4,095.00

Next Date: 07/22/2024

Course Days: 4


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Following completion of this course, students will understand, Install, Configure, Monitor, and Troubleshoot the following: 

  • Navigate and Configure the Dashboard
  • Provisioning MS Switches for Government Networks
  • Configure Organization and Network Settings
  • Utilizing Configuration Templates and Group Policies
  • Create MS Networks and add MS Devices to the Dashboard
  • Configure MS Interfaces, Addressing, and VLANs
  • Configure MS Switch Stacks and Port Configurations
  • Configure IPv6 on MS Switches
  • Manage Port Configurations with ISE and Radius
  • Monitoring and Troubleshoot MS Switches
  • Monitoring and Troubleshoot Wired Clients, Devices, and Connectivity
  • Troubleshoot Devices and Connectivity
  • Learn About Meraki APIs for MS Switches

 

The primary audience for this course is as follows: 

  • State and Federal Government Network Administrators and Engineers
  • State and Federal Government Security Administrators and Engineers
  • State and Federal Government LAN Administrators and Engineers
  • Helpdesk Support Administrators and Engineers
  • NOC Support Administrators and Engineers
  • Government Contractors
  • IT Staff and Managers

 

Before taking this course, you should be familiar with:

  • Basic network fundamentals and building simple LANs
  • Basic IP addressing and subnets
  • Routing and switching fundamentals
  • Basic wireless networking concepts and terminology

Outline

Module 0: Introduction

  • Lesson 1: Introductions
    • Course Goal
    • WebEx Training Basics
    • WebEx Meeting Center Basics
    • General Admissions
    • Introductions
  • Module Summary

Module 1: Introduction to Meraki for Government

  • Module Topics
  • Lesson 1: Cisco Meraki for Government
  • Lesson 2: Meraki for Government Product Overview
  • Lesson 3: Meraki for Government Support Overview
  • Module Summary

Module 2: Meraki for Government Licensing 

  • Module Topics
  • Lesson 1: Meraki Licensing for Government Overview
  • Lesson 2: Co-Termination Licensing Overview
  • Lesson 3: Co-Termination Licensing in the Dashboard
  • Lesson 4: Subscription Licensing Overview
  • Lesson 5: Subscription Licensing in the Dashboard
  • Module Summary

Module 3: Meraki for Government Switch Overview

  • Module Topics
  • Lesson 1: Meraki for Government Switch Overview
  • Lesson 2: Meraki for Government Switch Models
  • Lesson 3: Meraki for Government Catalyst Switch 9300 Switches
  • Lesson 4: Meraki mGig Switch / AP Integrations
  • Module Summary

Module 4:Configuring the Meraki Dashboard for Government Networks

  • Module Topics
  • Lesson 1: Meraki Dashboard, Organizations, and Networks
  • Lesson 2: Organizational-Wide Configure Settings
  • Lesson 3: Configuring Administrators
  • Lesson 4: Creating Networks & Managing Inventory
  • Lesson 5: Configuring Network-Wide Settings
  • Lesson 6: Managing Switch Firmware
  • Lesson 7: Network-Wide Administrators & Users
  • Lesson 8: Network-Wide > Add Devices
  • Lesson 9: Configuring Location / Mapping Devices
  • Lesson 10: Configuring Templates
  • Module Summary

Module 5: Configuring Meraki Switches for Government Networks

  • Module Topics
  • Lesson 1: Meraki for Government Switch Overview
  • Lesson 2: Meraki for Government Basic Switch Configuration
  • Lesson 3: Provisioning Switch Stacks
  • Lesson 4: Meraki Switch Settings
  • Lesson 5: Configuring Switch Ports
  • Lesson 6: Link Aggregation
  • Lesson 7: Mirroring Switch Ports
  • Lesson 8: DHCP Server Status
  • Lesson 9: Routing & DHCP
  • Lesson 10: Meraki Switch Multicast Configuration
  • Lesson 11: Meraki MS Warm Spare & Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
  • Lesson 12: Meraki Switch Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
  • Lesson 13: Meraki Switch Access Control Lists
  • Lesson 14: Meraki Switch Access Policies (802.1X)
  • Lesson 15: Organization-Wide Radius
  • Lesson 16: Access Policy
  • Lesson 17: Meraki Switch Port Profiles
  • Lesson 18: Meraki Switch Port Schedules
  • Lesson 19: Meraki Switch Staged Upgrades
  • Lesson 20: VLAN Profiles
  • Module Summary

Module 6: Meraki Spanning Tree Configuration for Government Networks

  • Module Topics
  • Lesson 1: Meraki Spanning Tree Protocol Overview
  • Lesson 2: Cisco MST Configuration
  • Lesson 3: Meraki Switch STP Configuration
  • Module Summary

Module 7: Meraki Monitoring and Managing Catalyst Switches for Government Networks

  • Module Topics
  • Lesson 1: Meraki Catalyst Switches for Government Networks Overview
  • Lesson 2: Design Considerations for Government Networks
  • Lesson 3: Meraki Cloud Monitoring
  • Lesson 4: Catalyst Onboarding Demo
  • Lesson 5: Monitoring Cisco Catalyst Switches
  • Lesson 6: Meraki Catalyst Management Mode
  • Module Summary

Module 8: Meraki Switch Radius, ISE, Adaptive Policy for Government Networks

  • Module Topics
  • Lesson 1: Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)
  • Lesson 2: ISE with Meraki
  • Lesson 3: ISE Integration with Meraki Switches
  • Lesson 4: Network Access Security
  • Lesson 5: Cisco TrustSec (Software-Defined Segmentation)
  • Lesson 6: Meraki Adaptive Policy
  • Lesson 7: ISE Meraki Connector
  • Module Summary

Module 9: Meraki Switch Security for Government Networks

  • Module Topics
  • Lesson 1: Meraki Switch Security Overview
  • Lesson 2: Infrastructure Security
  • Lesson 3: Dynamic ARP Inspection
  • Lesson 4: SecurePorts
  • Lesson 5: NetFlow
  • Module Summary

Module 10:  Meraki IPv6 for Government Networks

  • Module Topics
  • Lesson 1: Meraki IPv6 for Government Networks Overview
  • Lesson 2: IPv6 Design & Deployment
  • Lesson 3: Meraki Switch IPv6 Configuration
  • Lesson 4: Meraki IPv6 Security
  • Lesson 5: Monitoring Meraki IPv6 Switched Networks
  • Lesson 6: Troubleshooting Meraki IPv6 Switched Networks
  • Module Summary

Module 11: Monitoring Meraki for Government Environments

  • Module Topics
  • Lesson 1: Monitoring Meraki for Government Environment
  • Lesson 2: Summary Report
  • Lesson 3: Organization Summary
  • Lesson 4: Topology
  • Lesson 5: Login Attempts
  • Lesson 6: Configure Meraki Alerts
  • Lesson 7: Configure Meraki Syslog
  • Lesson 8: Configure Meraki Traffic Analytics
  • Lesson 9: Monitoring Meraki Client
  • Module Summary

Module 12: Troubleshooting Meraki for Government Environments

  • Module Topics
  • Lesson 1: Troubleshooting Meraki for Government Switches Overview
  • Lesson 2: Troubleshooting Meraki Management Tunnels
  • Lesson 3: Help & Support
  • Lesson 4: Switch Troubleshooting
  • Lesson 5: Switch Tools
  • Lesson 6: Troubleshooting POE
  • Lesson 7: Tools for Switch Troubleshooting
  • Lesson 8: Change Log and Event Log
  • Lesson 9: Client Troubleshooting
  • Lesson 10: Link Aggregation Control Protocol Troubleshooting (LACP) Troubleshooting
  • Lesson 11: Port Troubleshooting
  • Lesson 12: Troubleshooting CRC Errors
  • Module Summary

Module 13:  Meraki Switch APIs and Integrations

  • Module Topics
  • Lesson 1: Meraki API and Integration Overview
  • Lesson 2: Meraki API Technologies and Tools
  • Lesson 3: Meraki Dashboard API
  • Lesson 4: Meraki and Python
  • Lesson 5: Meraki and Ansible
  • Lesson 6: Using Postman with Meraki
  • Lesson 7: Meraki Tools
  • Lesson 8: Meraki Action Batches
  • Module Summary
Course Dates Course Times (EST) Delivery Mode GTR
7/22/2024 - 7/25/2024 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual Enroll