Aruba Certified Professional – Campus Access (ACP-CA)

Why earn this certification?
  • Position yourself as a trusted network professional with intermediate knowledge on wired and wireless networks, including routing & switching, RF applications, security, connectivity, and troubleshooting.
  • Validate skills necessary to implement and operate enterprise level Aruba Campus Access solutions.
  • Advance your career as an Aruba Certified Professional who understands a modern approach to unified networking solutions.

The ideal candidate has 2 to 5 years of experience with the Aruba portfolio and an understanding of the implications of their actions on the network, impact, and risk of change management. They have a distinguished understanding of different protocols across vendors, performance optimization across network disciplines, and a basic understanding of API calls and configuration. They can identify and fix configuration issues.

Skill Level: Professional

This certification validates knowledge and skills in these key areas:
  • Network Stack
    • Describe and differentiate between 802.11, 802.1, and 802.3 technologies
  • Connectivity
    • Implement foundational networking architectures and technologies
    • Deploy devices
  • Network Resiliency and device virtualization
    • Implement mechanisms for resiliency, redundancy, and fault tolerance
  • Switching
    • Implement and validate Layer 2/3 technologies
  • WLAN
    • Implement RF attributes and wireless functions
    • Build a configuration based on customer requirements
  • Routing
    • Implement routing topologies and functions
    • Describe and deploy distributed overlay fabric
  • Security
    • Implement security standards and concepts
    • Integrate wireless SSID with EAP-TLS
  • Authentication / Authorization
    • Implement wired AAA configurations based on customer requirements
    • Implement wireless AAA configurations based on customer requirements
  • Management and Monitoring
    • Implement and Analyze the output from common network monitoring tools
    • Configure Port Mirroring to collect PCAPs
    • Configure NAE agents 9.4 Configuring UXI sensors for internal and external tests
    • Describe how API scan be used to configure, manage, monitor, and troubleshoot your network
  • Troubleshooting
    • Define and Perform troubleshooting on wired and wireless networks
  • Performance Optimization
    • Implement QoS
    • Optimize Wireless Performance

Recommended training for this certification


Candidates must pass the ACP – Campus Access exam on PearsonVUE.


The Aruba Certified Professional – Campus Access certification is valid for three years from date achieved.

To recertify, you must pass the current exam on PearsonVUE prior to the expiration date.