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ECMS1 – Engineering Cisco Meraki Solutions 1


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  • 1 Days Course

    Classroom + Online

    Course Details


    The Engineering Cisco Meraki Solutions Part 1 (ECMS1) v1.0 course equips you with the knowledge and skills to confidently operate Cisco Meraki deployments. Through a full day of instruction including live demos and guided lab practice, you will learn how to implement core configurations for a full stack solution in the Meraki Dashboard and leverage essential Meraki Dashboard tools for troubleshooting. You will also learn how to deploy foundational Meraki product features to meet basic IT requirements.


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    After taking this course, you should be able to:

    • Implement core configurations for a full stack solution in the Meraki Dashboard
    • Deploy foundational Meraki product features to meet basic IT requirements
    • Understand and leverage essential Meraki Dashboard tools for troubleshooting


    Lesson 1: Cloud and Dashboard

    • Describe the out-of-band control plane
    • Describe cloud-based solution benefits
    • Describe the Dashboard organizational structure
    • Design proper Dashboard segmentation and permissions
    • Describe licensing and co-termination
    • Describe and design a basic Meraki network deployment workflow

    Lesson 2: Products and Administration

    • Security appliance platform (MX)
      • Design and configure Auto-VPN
      • Design and configure traffic shaping and SD-WAN policies
      • Configure content filtering rules
      • Configure AMP and IDS/IPS
    • Switching platform (MS)
      • Configure switch ports using virtual stacking
      • Configure L3 routing using OSPF
    • WLAN platform (MR)
      • Configure SSIDs and access control settings
      • Configure and secure guest Wi-Fi
      • Design and configure traffic shaping
    • Endpoint management platform (SM)
      • Configure device configuration profiles
      • Describe the device live tools
    • Security cameras platform (MV)
      • Configure video quality and retention settings
      • Configure video walls

    Lesson 3: Operating and Troubleshooting

    • Describe and troubleshoot using visibility and monitoring tools
    • Configure firmware upgrades
    • Describe and configure a scalable network using automation tools
    • Configure and troubleshoot networks using live troubleshooting tools
    • Describe and troubleshoot through engaging Meraki Support

    Target Audience

    The ECMS1 course is designed for:

    • Meraki operators interested in introductory-level technical training or in preparing for the Cisco Meraki Solutions Specialist certification
    • Anyone who needs to gain experience in understanding, configuring, and troubleshooting Meraki networking environments with the Meraki Dashboard


    Before taking this course, you should have earned CCNA certification or be familiar with:

    • Basic network fundamentals and build simple LANs
    • Basic IP addressing and subnets
    • Routing and switching fundamentals
    • Basic wireless networking concepts and terminology


    If you have already taken CMNO, we do not recommend that you enrol in the course as the content is the same.