CTXNS220 – Citrix NetScaler 11 Essentials and Traffic Management

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Il corso è rivolto a Network Administrators/Engineers, Citrix Administrators, Operations Engineers, Systems Administrators/Engineers e Cloud Administrators/Engineers che non hanno esperienza sulla piattaforma NetScaler.

Il corso è propedeutico anche al conseguimento della certificazione Citrix Certified Professional – Networking (CCP-N – esame 1Y0-351: Citrix NetScaler 10.5 Essentials for Networking)


Modulo 1: Citrix NetScaler Essentials (days 1-3)

Getting Started

  • Explain NetScaler capabilities and functionality
  • Introduce NetScaler architecture
  • Discuss NetScaler hardware and components
  • Explore deployment and licensing options
  • Perform NetScaler setup and configuration

Basic Networking

  • Understand the purpose of NetScaler-Owned IP Addresses
  • Recognize the networking topologies used with NetScaler
  • Explain the use of interfaces and VLANs during configuration
  • Discuss the available NetScaler routing and traffic-handling modes
  • Define Access Control Lists and how to configure them
  • Describe the Network Address Translation feature of NetScaler

NetScaler Platforms

  • Distinguish the hardware and use cases for the NetScaler MPX, VPX, and SDX
  • Discuss the multi-tenant structure of the NetScaler SDX
  • Illustrate the function and benefits of various SDX interface allocation scenarios
  • Identify the NetScaler SDX administrative components and their use

High Availability

  • Explain NetScaler capabilities and functionality
  • Introduce NetScaler architecture
  • Discuss NetScaler hardware and components
  • Explore deployment and licensing options
  • Perform NetScaler setup and configuration

Load Balancing

  • Describe the NetScaler load-balancing process and the role of entities
  • Identify the different load-balancing and monitoring options available on the NetScaler
  • Define the different traffic types that can be load balanced
  • Explain how monitoring and service options can be customized
  • Understand third-party load-balancing services on NetScaler
  • Distinguish the methods used to protect and troubleshoot a NetScaler load-balancing configuration

SSL Offload

  • Define SSL and how SSL Offload works
  • Explain the process of creating and uploading SSL Certificates
  • Demonstrate the creation of SSL virtual servers
  • Identify common SSL deployments
  • Describe some SSL Exploits and some of the NetScaler configuration settings that can prevent them

Securing the NetScaler

  • Define authentication, authorization, and auditing
  • Describe how to configure authentication and authorization on NetScaler
  • Identify the components and steps required to secure a NetScaler configuration
  • Summarize the use and benefits of Admin Partitions

Monitoring and Troubleshooting

  • Identify NetScaler Log issues
  • Monitor the NetScaler environment with Simple Network Management Protocol data
  • Leverage AppFlow, Command Center, and Insight features within the NetScaler
  • Utilize NetScaler troubleshooting tools


Modulo 2: NetScaler Citrix Traffic Management (days 4-5)

AppExpert Classic Policy Engine

  • Understand the basics of the NetScaler classic policy engine
  • Describe the NetScaler content-filtering feature and how to configure it

AppExpert Default Policy Engine

  • Describe Default Policy including basic components
  • Discuss the syntax of Default Policy expression
  • Utilize Actions in policy expression evaluation
  • Distinguish key attributes of policy binding and bind types
  • Construct and manage Default Policies with AppExpert

Rewrite, Responder, and URL Transform

  • Describe what the Rewrite feature of NetScaler does and explain how it works
  • Discuss the functionality of Responder policies and how to configure them
  • Apply the benefits of using URL Transformation

Content Switching

  • Explain Content Switching and how it works
  • Discuss the importance of a Content-Switching VServer
  • Distinguish what Content-Switching policies are and how to use them
  • Understand what rule precedence is and the way it affects policies


  • Implement traffic compression in a NetScaler environment
  • Understand the benefits of caching in a NetScaler environment
  • Utilize Front End Optimization to render the web browser more efficient

Global Server Load Balancing

  • Describe the Global Server Load Balancing feature
  • Deploy Domain Name System to support GSLB
  • Implement GSLB in a NetScaler environment
  • Utilize Content Switching to implement GSLB
  • Understand GSLB Metric Exchange Protocol and Monitoring
  • Customize the GSLB Configuration


  • Understand the NetScaler Clustering feature
  • Identify methods for managing and configuring a NetScaler Cluster
  • Discuss options for troubleshooting the NetScaler Cluster

Codice corso:

Durata in Aula:
5 Giorni

Durata One-to-One:
4 Giorni

Prezzo in Aula:
PROMO FINO 31/03/17 1.090,00+IVA

Prezzo One-to-One:
1.790,00€ + IVA

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