The CUWSS Conducting Cisco Unified Wireless Site Survey exam is the exam associated with the CCNP Wireless certification. This Cisco 642-732 CUWSS exam assesses a candidate’s capability to plan and conduct a wireless site survey, to design the RF network and to conduct a post installation assessment to ensure compliancy.

Conducting Cisco Unified Wireless Site Survey is the exam name of 642-732 CUWSS test. The Associated Certification is CCNP Wireless. There are 50-60 questions in real Cisco 642-732 CUWSS test, which will take the candidates 75 minutes to complete teh test. The available languages are English and Japanese. Candidates can register Cisco 642-732 CUWSS exam at Pearson VUE testing center.

Cisco 642-732 CUWSS exam topics cover the following sections.

16% 1.0 Prepare for the Site Survey

1.1 Identify customer requirements
1.1.a Business and RF application needs (voice, data, location)
1.1.b Industry vertical
1.1.c Customer questionnaire
1.2 Identify customer facility requirements
1.2.a Single-floor
1.2.b Multi-floor
1.2.c Campus (indoor and outdoor)
1.2.d Warehouse
1.2.e Obtain digital floor plans from customer
1.3 Identify customer requirements for type of client devices
1.4 Identify regulatory issues
1.4.a Country codes (-e, -i, -a, -n)
1.5 Identify safety and aesthetic considerations
1.5.a NEC Ratings
1.5.b Fire codes
1.5.c OSHA
1.5.d MSHA
1.5.e Site-specific hazard awareness
1.6 Assess existing network infrastructure
1.7 Assess logistical considerations
1.7.a Resources
1.7.b Time
1.7.c Access
1.7.d Deployment requirements
1.8 Determine 802.11n impact on network infrastructure

16% 2.0 Plan for the Site Survey

2.1 Select proper survey mode
2.1.a Data
2.1.b Voice
2.1.c Video
2.1.d Location
2.1.e Bridging (point-to-point; point-to-multipoint)
2.1.f Hybrid
2.2 Determine proper deployment characteristics
2.2.a Dense deployment
2.2.b Highly mobile (Many cells, high-reliability, and fast-moving clients) vs. nomadic (temporary position)
2.2.c Indoor and outdoor mesh
2.2.d Use Predictive Cisco Wireless Control System (WCS) planning tools
2.3 Select survey equipment
2.4 Determine site survey best practices for customer environment
2.5 Identify impact of material attenuation
2.6 Identify survey documentation needed for customer report

30% 3.0 Conduct the Site Survey

3.1 Conduct a Layer 1 survey (Cisco Spectrum Expert)
3.2 Select proper antenna to conduct the site survey
3.3 Conduct the Layer 2 site survey for indoor environment
3.3.a Select proper access point to conduct the site survey (use what is purchased)
3.3.b Configure access point
3.3.c Survey with proper client
3.3.d Utilize proper survey techniques
3.4 Conduct the Layer 2 site survey for outdoor point-to-point and point- to-multipoint networks
3.5 Conduct the Layer 2 site survey for outdoor mesh network

12% 4.0 Design the RF Network

4.1 Determine infrastructure requirements
4.1.a AC power and Power over Ethernet (PoE)
4.1.b Understand cableplant considerations
4.1.c Mounting considerations National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)
4.1.d Outdoor grounding and lightning protection
4.1.e Rack capacity
4.1.f Switch port capacity
4.2 Determine the AP count and subsequent controller and license requirements
4.2.a Autonomous vs. controller-based deployment
4.3 Generate the WLAN design documentation
4.3.a Indoor
4.3.b Outdoor mesh
4.3.c Outdoor point-to-point and multipoint

26% 5.0 Conduct Post Deployment Assessment

5.1 Verify RF coverage
5.1.a Utilize tools (for example, AirMagnet) for audit
5.1.b RRM, controller, network appliance tweaks
5.2 Verify network applications and performance
5.2.a Apply WCS tools (voice readiness, location readiness, site calibration)
5.3 Reconcile any deployment issues
5.4 Assemble and deliver installation report to customer