CNS-225 - Deploy and Manage Citrix ADC 13.x with Traffic Management (CNS-225)

Build your Citrix ADC knowledge and skills by enrolling in this five-day course. It covers Citrix ADC 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 ADC capabilities such as high availability, security, and performance, and explore SSL offload, load balancing, and monitoring. The traffic management curriculum will cover the AppExpert policy engine, the Rewrite and Responder feature, and Content Switching.

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Built for IT Professionals working with Citrix ADC, with little to no previous ADC experience. Potential students include administrators, engineers, and architects interested in learning how to implement and manage Citrix ADC features using leading practices.

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Getting Started

Introduction to Citrix ADC
Feature and Platform Overview
Deployment Options
Architectural Overview
Setup and Management

Module 2: Basic Networking

Networking Topology
Citrix ADC Components
Access Control Lists

Module 3: ADC Platforms

Citrix ADC MPX
Citrix ADC VPX
Citrix ADC CPX
Citrix ADC SDX
Citrix ADC BLX

Module 4: High Availability

Citrix ADC High Availability
High Availability Configuration
Managing High Availability
In-Service Software Upgrade
Troubleshooting High Availability

Module 5: Load balancing

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

Module 6: SSL Offloading

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

Module 7: Security

Authentication, Authorization, and Auditing
Configuring External Authentication
Admin Partitions

Module 8: Security

Citrix ADC Logging
Monitoring with SNMP
Reporting and Diagnostics
App Flow Functions
Citrix Application Delivery Management

Module 9: Advanced Policies

Default Policy Overview
Default Expression Syntax
Policy Bindings
AppExpert Additional Features

Module 10: Rewrite Responder URL Transformation

Rewrite Policies
Responder Policies
DNS Rewrite and Responder
URL Transformation

Module 11: Content Switching

Content Switching Overview
Content Switching Configuration

Module 12: Optimization

Citrix ADC Optimization Overview
HTTP Compression
Integrated Caching
Front-End Optimization

Module 13: Global Server Load Balancing

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