CNS-223: Implement Citrix ADC 13.x

Duration: 3 Days (24 Hours)

CNS-223: Implement Citrix ADC 13.x Course Overview:

In this CNS-223: Implement Citrix ADC 13.x, learn the skills required to implement Citrix ADC Essential components including secure Load Balancing, High Availability, and Citrix ADC Management. At the end of the course, students will be able to configure their Citrix ADC environments to address traffic delivery and management requirements including Load Balancing, Availability, and ADC Operation Management.

Versions covered
This course is currently on Citrix ADC version 13.x

Intended audience

Built for experienced IT Professionals who want to be familiar with Citrix ADC. Potential students include administrators, engineers, and architects interested in learning how to deploy or manage Citrix ADC.

Module 1: Getting Started
  • Introduction to Citrix ADC
  • Feature and Platform Overview
  • Deployment Options
  • Architectural Overview
  • Setup and Management
  • Networking Topology
  • Citrix ADC Components
  • Routing
  • Access Control Lists
  • Citrix ADC MPX
  • Citrix ADC VPX
  • Citrix ADC CPX
  • Citrix ADC SDX
  • Citrix ADC BLX
  • Citrix ADC High Availability
  • High Availability Configuration
  • Managing High Availability
  • In Service Software Upgrade
  • Troubleshooting High Availability
  • Load Balancing Overview
  • Load Balancing Methods and Monitors
  • Load Balancing Traffic Types
  • Load Balancing Protection
  • Priority Load Balancing
  • Load Balancing Troubleshooting
  • SSL Overview
  • SSL Configuration
  • SSL Offload
  • Troubleshooting SSL Offload
  • SSL Vulnerabilities and Protections
  • Authentication, Authorization, and Auditing
  • Configuring External Authentication
  • Admin Partitions
  • Citrix ADC Logging
  • Monitoring with SNMP
  • Reporting and Diagnostics
  • AppFlow Functions
  • Citrix Application Delivery Management
  • Troubleshooting

CNS-223: Implement Citrix ADC 13.x Course Prerequisites:

This course requires little to no previous experience with Citrix ADC; however,
Citrix recommends a basic understanding of TCP/IP, HTTP, and of the OSI model,
network devices, and networking protocols.

Q: What is CNS-223: Implement Citrix ADC 13.x training?

A: CNS-223 is a training program provided by Citrix that focuses on implementing and configuring Citrix ADC (formerly known as NetScaler) version 13.x. It is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to deploy and manage Citrix ADC in a variety of network environments.

A: The CNS-223 training is intended for network administrators, engineers, and architects who are responsible for implementing and managing Citrix ADC solutions. It is also suitable for individuals who are preparing for the Citrix Certified Associate – Networking (CCA-N) certification.

A: To get the most out of CNS-223 training, participants should have a basic understanding of networking concepts and technologies, including TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, and SSL. Familiarity with basic networking protocols and concepts, as well as experience with Citrix ADC fundamentals, is recommended.

A: The training covers a range of topics, including introduction to Citrix ADC, initial configuration and setup of Citrix ADC, load balancing techniques and configurations, SSL offloading and SSL VPN configurations, application firewall configurations, global server load balancing (GSLB), high availability and disaster recovery configurations, and troubleshooting and monitoring Citrix ADC.

A: The duration of the CNS-223 training course may vary depending on the training provider. Typically, it is a multi-day instructor-led course that spans several days. The exact duration and schedule can be obtained from the Citrix training website or the training provider offering the course.

A: Participants of CNS-223 training receive comprehensive course materials, including a student workbook and access to the Citrix training lab environment. The lab environment allows participants to gain hands-on experience with configuring and managing Citrix ADC.

A: Yes, there is an exam associated with the CNS-223 training. Upon successful completion of the training course, participants can choose to take the Citrix Certified Associate – Networking (CCA-N) exam to validate their knowledge and skills. The exam focuses on topics covered in the training course and is administered separately from the training.

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  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
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