ECS Extreme Campus Controller – Installation and Configuration and Management

Associated Certifications

ECS – XCC Deploy and Manage

Course Duration

2 Days

Delivery Method

Available as Classroom Instructor-led training and Virtual Instructor-led training

Who should attend

This course is designed as the first step for individuals responsible for the installation, configuration and management of the Extreme Networks Campus Controllers.

Mandatory Prerequisite

Students should possess a solid grasp of WLAN concepts, including 802.11 Wifi standards, Ethernet, TCP/IP and have referenced and be comfortable with general wireless network topics.

Course objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will have gained the working knowledge to:

  • To deploy and manage Extreme Networks Campus Controllers based on reference architectures from Extreme Networks customer scenarios
  • Take the ECS – XCC Deploy and Manage Exam


This course provides knowledge and skills necessary to deploy Extreme Networks’ Extreme Campus Controller. Students experience the deployment process from the beginning to completion learning all the essential steps and technologies. Lectures are supported equally with hands-on experience with XCCs and relevant access points. Successful completion results in an operational WLAN with Open SSIDs, encryption and authentication, configuration settings, encryption and authentication, AP discovery, and equipment profiles used in the creation and management of Sites in XCC.

Course agenda

Fabric Deployment Options

  • Overview
  • Model Familiarization
  • Initial Setup

Initial XCC Configuration

  • Lab 1 XCC Initialization

Configuration Management

  • Lab 2 XC Management Access Point Adoption Sites
  • Lab 3 Creating Sites

Wireless LAN

  • Open SSID
  • Lab 4 Open WLAN

WLAN with Authentication

  • Lab 5 Secure WLAN (PSK)
  • Lab 6 Secure WLAN (802.1x)


  • Lab 7 Monitoring


  • Lab 8 Diagnostics


  • Lab 9 Configure XCC Credentials