CNS-220 - CNS-220 Citrix NetScaler 12.x Essentials and Traffic Management

Build your NetScaler knowledge and skills by enrolling in this five-day course. It covers NetScaler essentials-- platforms, architecture, licensing and functionality - and also focuses on traffic management, including content switching, traffic optimization and global server load balancing (GSLB). You will learn about key NetScaler capabilities such as high availability, security and performance, and explore SSL offload, load balancing and monitoring. The traffic management curriculum will cover AppExpert policy engines, the Rewrite and Responder features, content switching, and Security Insight. The course is designed for IT professionals with little or no NetScaler experience.

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Citrix recommends students prepare for this course by taking CNS-102 NetScaler Overview.

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Getting Started

?Introduction to NetScaler
?Feature and Platform Overview
?Deployment Options
?Architectural Overview
?Setup and Management

Module 2: Basic Networking

?Networking Topology
?NetScaler Components
?Access Control Lists

Module 3: NetScaler Platforms

?NetScaler MPX
?NetScaler VPX
?NetScaler CPX
?NetScaler SDX

Module 4: High Availability

?NetScaler High Availability
?High Availability Configuration
?Managing High Availability
?Troubleshooting High Availability

Module 5: Load Balancing

?Load Balancing Overview
?Load Balancing Methods and Monitors
?Load Balancing Traffic Types
?Load Balancing Protection
?Load Balancing Troubleshooting

Module 6: SSL Offload

?SSL Overview
?SSL Configuration
?SSL Offload
?Troubleshooting SSL Offload
?SSL Vulnerabilities and Protections

Module 7: Securing the NetScaler

?Authentication, Authorization, and Auditing
?Configuring External Authentication
?Admin Partitions

Module 8: Troubleshooting

?NetScaler Logging
?Monitoring with SNMP
?Reporting and Diagnostics
?AppFlow Functions
?NetScaler Management and Analytics System (MAS)

Module 9: Classic Policies

?Policy Overview
?Basics of Content Filtering

Module 10: Default Policies

?Default Policy Overview
?Default Expression Syntax
?Policy Bindings
?AppExpert Additional Features

Module 11: Rewrite, Responder, and URL Transformation

?Rewrite Policies
?Responder Policies
?DNS Rewrite and Responder
?URL Transformation

Module 12: Content Switching

?Content Switching Overview
?Content Switching Configuration

Module 13: Optimization

?NetScaler Optimization Overview
?HTTP Compression
?Integrated Caching
?Front-End Optimization

Module 14: Global Server Load Balancing

?GSLB Overview
?GSLB Architecture
?Content-Switching GSLB
?GSLB MEP and Monitoring
?Customizing GSLB

Module 15: Clustering

?NetScaler Clustering Overview
?NetScaler Cluster Configuration