CNS-222 Citrix ADC Essentials and Citrix Gateway CTX_CNS-222


Length  – 5 days

Expand your NetScaler knowledge and skills by enrolling in this five-day course. It covers NetScaler essentials, including secure load balancing, high availability and operations management, and also focuses on Unified Gateway, and NetScaler Gateway. You will learn to deliver secure remote access to apps and desktops integrating XenApp and XenDesktop with Unified Gateway and NetScaler Gateway. This course is best suited for IT professionals, with little or no previous NetScaler experience, who will be deploying or managing NetScaler, NetScaler Gateway or Unified Gateway environments.

This course requires little to no previous experience with Citrix NetScaler; however, Citrix recommends completing the free NetScaler Introduction bundle at

Built for IT Professionals working with NetScaler, with little or no previous NetScaler experience. Potential students include administrators, engineers, and architects interested in learning how to deploy or manage NetScaler, NetScaler Gateway, or Unified Gateway environments.

Course Outline
Module 1: Introduction to NetScaler
Feature and Platform Overview
Deployment Options
Architectural Overview
Setup and Management
Module 2: Networking Topologies
NetScaler Components
Access Control Lists
Module 3: NetScaler Platforms
NetScaler MPX
NetScaler VPX
NetScaler CPX
NetScaler SDX
Module 4: 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 Overview
SSL Configuration
SSL Offload
Troubleshooting SSL Offload
SSL Vulnerabilities and Protections
Module 7: Authentication, Authorization, and Auditing
NetScaler MPX
NetScaler VPX
NetScaler CPX
NetScaler SDX
Module 8: NetScaler Logging
Monitoring with SNMP
Reporting and Diagnostics
AppFlow Functions
NetScaler Management and Analytics System (MAS)
Module 9: Unified Gateway
Introduction to Unified Gateway
Advantages and Utilities of Unified Gateway
Unified Gateway Configuration
Module 10: AppExpert Expressions
Introduction to AppExpert Policies
Classic v. Default Policies
Explore NetScaler Gateway Policies
Policy Bind Points
Module 11: Authentication and Authorization
Authentication and Authorization
Multi-Factor Authentication
Authentication and Authorization Policies
Authentication Troubleshooting
Module 12: Managing Client Connections
Introduction to Client Connections
Session Policies and Profiles
Pre and Post Authentication Policies
NetScaler Gateway Deployment Options
Module 13: Integration for XenDesktop and XenApp Solutions
XenApp and XenDesktop Integration
NetScaler Gateway Integration
NetScaler WebFront
ICA Proxy
Clientless Access and Receiver
Access Fallback
SmartControl and SmartAcess for ICA
Module 14: Configuring Unified Gateway
Working with Apps on Unified Gateway
RDP Proxy
Portal Themes and EULA
Module 15: NetScaler Insight Center
Introduction to NetScaler Insight
Understanding AppFlow
Components for NetScaler Insight
HDX Insight and Gateway Insight