ExtremeWireless Cloud – Installation and Configuration

Course Duration

2 Days

Delivery Method

Available as Classroom Instructor-led training, Virtual Instructor-led training and self-paced eLearning

Mandatory Prerequisite

The ‘Meet ExtremeCloud IQ’ Welcome Series certification is a mandatory prerequisite and must be completed prior to attending the ExtremeWireless Cloud – Installation and Configuration class. You should already have a working knowledge of networking concepts and a basic understanding of Wi-Fi technologies.

Prior experience of WLAN design and deployment is beneficial, but not mandatory. To learn the basics of networking, see Extreme Academy.

Course objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Create and manage a ExtremeCloud IQ account
  • Plan your network and add locations
  • Configure network policies and onboard devices
  • Create wireless networks and configure SSID authentication
  • Identify ExtremeCloud IQ Essentials applications


You will learn how to deploy and configure your wireless network using ExtremeCloud IQ. This knowledge is reinforced through hands-on experience with networking equipment in a lab environment, where you will perform real world tasks.

Course agenda

  • Introducing ExtremeCloud IQ
  • WLAN Concepts and Protocols
  • Introducing ExtremeCloud IQ
  • Account Administration
  • Device Discovery and Provisioning
  • Switch Provisioning
  • Network Policy
  • 802.1X with External RADIUS
  • Extreme’s Private Pre-Shared Key (PPSK)
  • Radio Profiles
  • Device Templates
  • Software Defined Radio (SDR)
  • Cloud Config Groups (CCG) & Classification Rules
  • Object Management
  • Deployment Optimization
  • CoPilot
  • Extreme IoT Essentials
  • Extreme Air Defense
  • Extreme Guest Essentials
  • Extreme Location Essentials