This course teaches you the fundamental skills necessary to configure and manage modern, open standards-based networking solutions. This course consists of approximately 20% lecture and 80% hands-on lab exercises to help you learn how to implement and validate small to medium enterprise network solutions. This 3-day course prepares network professionals for the HPE ATP - Aruba Mobile First Solutions V1 certification exam. In this course, participants learn about ArubaOS switch technologies including: VLANs, securing access, redundancy technologies such as MSTP, link aggregation techniques including LACP, and switch virtualization with Aruba’s Virtual Switching Framework (VSF). You also learn about IP Routing including static and dynamic IP routing with OSPF. This course teaches you how to


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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
Explain how Aruba networking solutions meet customers’ requirements
Explain how Aruba AirWave provides unified wireless and wired network management
Describe in-band management and out-of-band management
Complete the initial setup on ArubaOS switches
Control access to switches for both in-band and out-of-band management
Manage software and configuration files on ArubaOS switches
Explain use cases for VLANs and configure port-based VLANs on ArubaOS switches
Understand and configure Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)
Understand and configure Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP)
Differentiate between different types of link aggregation and understand the benefits of Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP)
Configure and troubleshoot link aggregation on ArubaOS switches
Configure static routes on ArubaOS switches and interpret IP routing tables
Configure a basic Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) solution
Describe how Virtual Switching Framework (VSF) works and the advantages that it provides
Configure and verify a simple VSF fabric
Describe the basics of wireless communications and 802.11 standards
Define a wireless LAN (WLAN) and differentiate between wireless security options
Configure basic settings on Aruba Instant APs
Configure AirWave management settings on an IAP cluster
Configure SNMP v2c settings on ArubaOS switches
Discover ArubaOS switches in AirWave and bring switches and IAPs under monitoring and management
Implement zero touch provisioning (ZTP) for Aruba IAPs and ArubaOS switches

  • Introduction to Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company

  • Switch CLI (Command Line Interface) Navigation

  • Protecting Management Access

  • Management of Software and Configurations


  • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)

  • Link Aggregation

  • IP Routing

  • Virtual Switching Framework (VSF)

  • Wireless for Small-to-Medium Businesses (SMBs)

  • Aruba AirWave


IT Professionals who deploy small-to- medium scale enterprise network solutions based on Aruba products and technologies will benefit from this course.




While there are no prerequisites for this course, please ensure you have the right level of experience to be successful in this training.


Length: 3.0 days (24 hours)


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