Aruba Certified Professional – Campus Access

Validate intermediate knowledge and implementation skills with wired and wireless networks. Learn about the evolution of Aruba Mobility to Campus Access certification.

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


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

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Recertification Paths

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.

View the certification datasheet for recertification paths

Learning Resources

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

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