Students will gain the foundational knowledge of IEEE 802.1X protocol; the skills that are needed to configure the Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) for 802.1X operation; hands-on experience configuring a network for 802.1X-based network services.


* Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, students will be able to meet these objectives:
- Describe identity-based networking concepts and components
- Define the components and processes of port-based authentication
- Identify the 802.1X components and their interrelation at a high level
- Identify requirements and options for non-supplicant devices
- Position individual components of an 802.1X network and identify compatibilities


This course is intended for Cisco Partner Sales Engineers and Field engineers supporting customers with 802.1x solutions. The primary audience for this course is Cisco Channel Partner SEs and FEs that are seeking to meet the education requirements to attain ATP authorization to sell Cisco ISE. The secondary audience for this course is security architects, design engineers, and others seeking hands-on experience with Cisco TrustSec 802.1X deployments with Cisco ISE




The following prerequisite skills and knowledge are recommended before attending this course: Cisco CCNA Familiarity with the TCP/IP protocol suite Command line-level experience with Cisco IOS commands Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows Active Directory


Length: 180.0 days (40 hours)


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