Module 1: Introduction to Meraki

  • The Meraki Mission
  • Cisco Meraki: Bringing the Cloud to Enterprise Networks
  • Cloud-Managed Networking Architecture
  • Benefits of a Cloud-Based Solution
  • The Meraki Full Stack: New and Unique Value Proposition
  • Meraki Deployment – How it works
  • Why Customers Choose Meraki
  • Meraki MS Switches Overview
  • Meraki MX Security Appliances Overview
  • Meraki SD-WAN Overview
  • Meraki MR Wireless Access Points Overview
  • Cisco Meraki Systems Manager Overview
  • Cisco Meraki MV Vision Security Cameras Overview
  • Meraki API Overview
  • Meraki Licensing
  • Enterprise Support
  • Cisco Meraki Documentation

Module 2: Cloud Management with the Meraki Dashboard

  • The Cisco Meraki Dashboard
  • Dashboard: Organizational Structure
  • Out-of-band Cloud Management
  • Loss of Connectivity to the Cisco Meraki Cloud
  • Meraki Dashboard Logins
  • Create Dashboard Accounts and Organization
  • MSP Logins – Manage Multiple Organizations
  • Modify an Organization
  • View Organizations Health
  • Meraki Dashboard Best Practices
  • Dashboard Search
  • Meraki Help
  • Organizational Wide Settings
    •  Configure
      • Configuring Organizational Wide Settings
      • Using Configuration Sync to View and Copy Settings
      • Administrators
      • Configuring and Monitoring Licensing
      • Creating Bulk Networks
      • Creating and Managing Networks (sites)
      • Managing the Meraki Inventory
    •  Monitor
      • Overview
      • Monitoring the Change log
      • Monitoring Login Attempts
      • Monitoring the Security Center
      • Using Location Analytics
      • Monitoring VPN Status
      • Scheduling and Managing Firmware
      • Using the Summary Report
    • Create and Manage Configuration Templates
      • Understand Configuration Templates
      • VLAN Templates
      • Attach Network to Configuration Templates
  • Network Wide Settings
    •  Configure
      • Configuring Network Wide General Settings
        • Traffic Analysis
        • Location and Scanning
        • Configuring CloudShark for Capturing Traffic
        • Manage the Local Status Page
        • Manage Syslog, SNMP, Location, and NetFlow Services
        • Managing Network Admins and Guest Ambassadors
        • Managing Network Users
        • Managing Port Management Privileges
        • Configuring Group Policies
        • Adding Devices to the Network
      • Monitoring Networks
        • Monitoring Clients
        • Monitoring Traffic Analytics
        • Displaying and Exploring the Meraki Topology
        • Performing Packet Captures
        • Using the event Log to Perform Troubleshooting

Module 3: Meraki MX Security

  • Benefits of a Cloud Managed Solution
  • Threat Management Solution
  • Advanced Security Licenses
  • Reliable, Cost Effective Connectivity with Meraki SD-WAN
  • Site-to-Site VPN (Auto VPN)
  • High Availability and Path Redundancy
  • Application-Aware Intelligent Path Control
  • Traffic Monitoring and Analytics
  • Integrating Active Directory
  • Cisco Meraki MX Models and Features
    • MX 64/65/84/100/200/250/400/600 Models
    • Virtual MX for Amazon Web Services & Microsoft Azure
    • Teleworker Z1/Z3
  • Configuring the Local Status Page
  • Adding Appliance to Network
  • Device Configuration
  • Configuring the Warm Spare Feature
  • Device Tags & Notes
  • Configuring Addressing & VLANs
    • Pass-Through or VPN Concentrator Mode vs NAT Mode
    • Creating VLANs
    • Creating Layer 3 Interfaces
    • Creating Static Routes
    • Using Dynamic Routing Protocols
      • OSPF and BGP
  • DHCP Server Configuration and Options
  • Meraki Firewall Configuration
    • Firewall Basics
    • Layer 3 vs Layer 7 Firewall
    • Firewall Outbound Rules
    • Cellular Firewall Failover Rules
    • Security Appliance Services
    • Layer 7 Firewall Rules
    • Content Filtering
      • Adult Content Filtering
      • Gaming Content Filtering
      • Social Site Content Filtering
    • Geo-IP Based Firewalling
    • Nat Configuration
    • Bonjour Forwarding
  • Meraki Site-to-Site VPN
    • What is VPN
    • Site-to-Site Hub Configuration
      • Hub Configuration
        • Hub Configuration with an Exit Hub
      • Spoke Configuration
        • Split Tunnel vs Full Tunnel
      • Non-Meraki VPN Peers
      • VPN Firewall Rules
      • Monitor VPN Status
  • One Arm VPN Concentrator Configuration
    • OSPF Configuration
    • BGP Configuration
  • Meraki Client VPN
    • Enable Client VPN
    • Configure Client VPN
    • Client VPN Authentication Methods
    • VPN Clients
  • Meraki Active Directory Integration
    • Active Directory Authentication
    • Active Directory integration with Group Policy
  • Meraki Access Control
    • Radius (2)
    • Facebook
    • Third Party (Google)
  • Meraki Splash Page Configuration
  • Configuring Access Policies

Module 4: Meraki Switching

  • MS Switch Platforms and Features
  • MS Feature: Multi-gigabit Ethernet
  • Cisco Meraki MS Access Switches
    • Meraki MS 120/220 Switch Family
    • Meraki MS 210/225 Switch Family
    • Meraki MS 210/225 Switch Family
    • Meraki MS 350/350X Switch Family
  • Cisco Meraki MS Aggregation Switches
    • Meraki MS 410 Switch Family
    • Meraki MS 425 10 GB Switch Family
  • Using Tags to search, monitor and configure Meraki Switches
  • Meraki Switch Configuration
    • Add a Switch to the Network
    • VLAN Configuration
    • Configuring Layer 2 and Layer 3
      • Configuring Static Routing
    • Configuring Access Control Lists (ACL)
    • Configuring Access Policies (802.1X)
      • Integrating Radius and ISE with Access Policies
    • Configuring DHCP Servers on Switches
    • Configuring Spanning Tree
    • Configuring Quality of Service
    • Configuring Switch MTU
  • Port Configuration
    • Configuring Ports on a Switch
    • Configuring Ports using Ranges and Search Criteria
    • Configuring Ports on a Switch Stack
    • Configure Link Aggregation on a Switch
    • Configuring Port Schedules
    • Configuring Access Policies
    • Configure Port Mirroring
  • Meraki Switch Monitoring
    • Monitoring Switch Status
    • Monitoring Switch Port Status
    • Monitoring Real-time and Historical Data
    • Monitoring DHCP on the Switch
    • Monitoring Power
    • Monitoring DHCP and Routing
    • Monitoring Event Logs
  • Troubleshooting Tools
    • Turn on Switch Blinking for Switch Identification
    • Performing Packet Captures
    • Performing Cable Tests
    • Performing Port Reset
    • Performing Throughput Tests
    • Performing device Reboots
    • Using ARP and Route Tables for Troubleshooting
    • Troubleshoot using Ping and Traceroutes
  • Managing Firmware Upgrades

Module 5: Meraki MR Wireless

  • Meraki MR Wireless Overview
  • Meraki 2.5G Multigigabit (MGig) Wireless
  • Meraki Mesh Routing
  • Meraki’s solution for RF Environments
  • Securing Guest Wireless
  • Bluetooth Integrated Analytics
  • Meraki Location Heatmap
  • High Density Wireless
  • Zero-Touch Provisioning for Wireless
  • Dedicated Scanning Radio for Rouges and Interferences
  • Mounting Indoor and Outdoor Antennas
  • Meraki MR Licensing
  • IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN Standards
    • 802.11b/g 2.4 Spectrum
    • 802.11b/g 2.4 Channel Plan
    • 802.11a/ac 5 GHz
  • Site Survey & Design for ensuring connectivity and user experience
    • Channel Planning
  • Meraki AP Models Overview
    • Meraki Legacy APs
    • Meraki Indoor APs, Antennas, and Radiation Patterns
    • Meraki Outdoor APs, Antennas, and Radiation Patterns
    • Meraki MGig APs
    • Meraki AP External Power options
  • Configuring Meraki APs
    • Connecting APs to the Network
    • Configuring Basic information including Tags
    • Configuring Layer 3 Roaming
    • Configuring ISE Integration with Access Policies
    • Configuring Access Policies for Wireless
    • Configuring Wireless RF Radio Settings
      • Auto RF
      • Transmit Power Control
      • Channel Selection
      • Band Steering
      • Client Balancing
    • Configuring Bluetooth for Analytics
    • Guest Self-Registration
    • Configuring Splash Pages
    • Configuring Floor Plans
    • Placing APs on the FloorPlans
    • Configuring RF Channel and Power Settings
    • Configure Air Marshall to Isolate Rougue APs and Clients
  • Configuring SSIDs
    • Provisioning SSIDs
    • Open with Splash Pages
      • Click-Through
      • Systems Manager Sign-in
      • Facebook Sign-in
      • Google Sign-in
      • SMS Authenticated
      • Billing Configuration for SSIDs
    • Using Preshared Keys with WPA2
    • Using WPA2-Enterprise SSIDs with 802.1X
      • RADIUS
      • Cisco ISE
    • MAC-based Access Control Filtered SSIDs
  • Firewall & Traffic Shaping Configuration for Wireless
    • Block local network for Guests
    • Layer 3 Firewall Rules
    • Block Applications
    • Traffic Shaping Rules per SSID
  • Monitoring Meraki APs
    • Monitoring AP Status
    • Using Meraki Wireless Health
    • Monitoring Clients
    • Monitoring RF Metrics
    • Monitoring the RF Spectrum
    • Monitoring SSID Availability
  • Trouble Shooting
    • Using Heatmaps to Troubleshoot RF Issues
    • Identify Problematic Areas
    • Signal Attenuation
    • Ping and Traceroute
    • Reboot Device
    • Blink LEDs
    • Throughput
    • Checking PCI Compliance
    • Using the Event Log for Troubleshooting