CNS-203-3 Citrix NetScaler 9.2 - Basic Admin

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Description

This course is intended for system administrators or network operations personnel who configure and administer Citrix NetScaler products.

Delegates will learn how to
* Identify NetScaler hardware components and deployment scenarios.
* Deploy a NetScaler system as a network gateway device.
* Create a high-availability pair and perform synchronization and forced failover.
* Secure NetScaler communications through access control lists, authentication, authorization, and auditing.
* Create and configure system entities, service monitors, and load-balancing virtual servers.
* Optimize traffic and maintain the security of private data with the SSL offload feature.
* Describe Global Server Load Ba…

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This course is intended for system administrators or network operations personnel who configure and administer Citrix NetScaler products.

Delegates will learn how to
* Identify NetScaler hardware components and deployment scenarios.
* Deploy a NetScaler system as a network gateway device.
* Create a high-availability pair and perform synchronization and forced failover.
* Secure NetScaler communications through access control lists, authentication, authorization, and auditing.
* Create and configure system entities, service monitors, and load-balancing virtual servers.
* Optimize traffic and maintain the security of private data with the SSL offload feature.
* Describe Global Server Load Balancing architecture and concepts.
* Use classic policy expressions for content filtering and compression.
* Configure policies and actions to transform header and other elements of web traffic.
* Describe content switching and the configuration process.
* Use application templates to optimize web traffic from specific applications.
* Monitor the NetScaler system with the Dashboard, Monitoring tool, and NetScaler logs.
* Describe the NetScaler 9.3 features.

Course Outline

Introducing and deploying Citrix NetScaler

  • Introduction to the NetScaler system
  • Planning a NetScaler deployment
  • Deployment scenarios
  • NetScaler platform and product editions
  • Product features
  • Hardware platforms and components
  • NetScaler architecture overview
  • Initial NetScaler access

Networking

  • NetScaler-owned IP addresses
  • NetScaler modes
  • Network address translation
  • Virtual local area networks
  • Link Aggregation
  • Internet Control Message Protocol
  • Path MTU discovery
  • Dynamic routing support and route health injection

Configuring high availability

  • Introduction to high availability
  • High availability node configuration
  • Propagation and synchronization
  • High availability management

Securing the NetScaler system

  • NetScaler system communication
  • Access control lists

Configuring load balancing

  • Load-balancing process
  • Entity management
  • Load-balancing traffic types
  • Service monitoring
  • Load-balancing topology, methods, and additional options
  • Advanced load balancing methods
  • Link load balancing
  • Custom load
  • Load monitor process
  • Service and virtual server management
  • Load Balancing Visualizer

Configuring SSL offload

  • SSL and digital certificates
  • SSL concepts
  • SSL offload overview
  • Offload performance
  • SSL administration and deployment decisions
  • Deployment scenarios
  • Configuring SSL offload
  • Creating an SSL virtual server
  • Advanced SSL settings

Configuring Global Server Load Balancing

  • GSLB concepts
  • Metric exchange protocol
  • GSLB DNS methods
  • GSLB persistence
  • Configuring DNS virtual servers
  • GSLB configuration
  • Implementing traditional GSLB, proximity-based GSLB, and GSLB failover for disaster recovery
  • GSLB entity relationship
  • GSLB site communication example

Using AppExpert Classic to optimize traffic

  • Policy overview and basics
  • Hypertext Transfer Protocol
  • Expression structures
  • Content filtering
  • Introduction to compression

Using AppExpert for responder, rewrite, and URL transform

  • Understanding the packet processing flow
  • Actions
  • Understanding bind points
  • Using pattern sets
  • Typecasting
  • Rewrite, responder, and URL transformation overview
  • Identifying packet processing flow
  • Basic configurations: policies and actions
  • Configuring rewrite actions
  • Rewrite policies
  • Responder actions and policies
  • Configuring URL transformation

Using AppExpert for content switching

  • Introduction to content switching
  • Configuring content-switching virtual servers
  • Rule-based policy example

Using AppExpert Advanced to optimize traffic

  • Compression with advanced policy expressions
  • Integrated caching
  • Cache policies and cache expressions
  • Graceful cache configuration changes
  • Cache content groups and aging
  • Content group settings
  • FlashCache
  • Global cache attributes
  • Caching management
  • AppExpert templates
  • Policy-based routing

Management

  • Simple Network Management Protocol
  • SNMPv3
  • Dashboard
  • Reporting and monitoring tools
  • Auditing and logging
  • Configuring an auditing server
  • Global auditing parameters
  • Configuring auditing policies
  • NetScaler log management
  • Replacing a high availability node
  • Upgrading as a standalone NetScaler system
  • Upgrading a high availability pair
  • Password recovery
  • Network traffic capture using NSTCPDUMP
  • TCPDUMP options and filter expressions
  • Network traffic capture using NSTRACE.SH
  • NSTRACE options and filter expressions

The CNS-203-2W course has an additional NetScaler 9.3 Features module with the following topics:

Citrix NetScaler 9.3 Features

  • New NetScaler 9.3 Features
  • AppFlow
  • Branch Repeater load balancing
  • Remote Desktop Protocol load balancing
  • Database load balancing
  • OpenCloud Bridge
  • Citrix Application Firewall enhancements
  • DNS Security Extensions
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