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ACMX Lab Topology



I'm starting my journey with Aruba, following years of practicing Cisco wireless architecture. I've passed CCIE Wireless certification a few years back now.


Hopefully I should pass ACMP v8 in a few days, and I'm thinking about preparing for the ACMX certification.


I would like to build a topology to prepare for the written exam and the lab, and wondering if anyone has experience with it.


I guess a minimal topology should include the following:

- ESXi for VM installation

- 2 MM for MM-clustering

- Campus MC Cluster

- Standalone MC/VPN

- Remote site MC (1, 2, more?)

- Remote site IAP clusters

- Many APs for CAP, RAP and Mesh AP

- A router for simulating inter-sites connection

- Aruba switches to practice for tunneled node feature

- Clearpass

- Airwave


I already have a console switch, for remote console access :)


If anyone can advise on the lab topology, that would be really helpful.