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CNS-221 Citrix NetScaler Unified Gateway

Course Overview

Learn the skills required to configure and manage NetScaler Gateway and Unified Gateway features, including how to implement Gateway components including NetScaler Gateway and Unified Gateway.

Who Should Attend

Students interested in learning how to implement and manage NetScaler Gateway and Unified Gateway features using leading practices. Specifically: Administrators Implementers / Engineers Architects

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, students will be able to configure their NetScaler environments to address remote access requirements for Apps and Desktops. Key Skills: Configure Authentication and Authorization Define End User Access and Experience Integrate NetScaler Gateway with XenApp and XenDesktop Integrate Unified Gateway with additional resources Employ recommended tools and techniques to troubleshoot common NetScaler Gateway network and connectivity issues

Course Outline

1 - GETTING STARTED

  • Introduction to the NetScaler System
  • TriScale
  • NetScaler Use Cases
  • NetScaler Functionality
  • NetScaler Overview
  • Product Features
  • NetScaler Operating System Overview
  • nCore Configuration Architecture
  • NetScaler File system
  • Deployment Scenarios
  • Logging in to the NetScaler System
  • NetScaler Licenses

2 - UNIFIED GATEWAY

  • Configure Unified Gateway.
  • Understand the challenges of remote access. Understand the Unified Gateway feature and its role for application delivery.

3 - APPEXPERT EXPRESSIONS AND POLICIES

  • Identify policy expression structure and components of AppExpert.
  • Distinguish between classic and default policies. Explain the types of policies available with NetScaler Gateway.
  • Describe policy bind points.

4 - BASIC NETWORKING

  • OSI Networking Model
  • NetScaler Architecture Overview
  • NetScaler-Owned IP Addresses
  • Network Topology
  • NetScaler Network Interfaces
  • Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs)
  • IP Routing
  • Determining the Source IP Address
  • Packet Forwarding
  • Use Source IP Mode
  • Client-IP HTTP Header Insertion
  • Path MTU Discovery
  • Link Aggregation
  • Access Control Lists
  • Network Address Translation (NAT)

5 - AUTHENTICATION AND AUTHORIZATION

  • Understand Authentication to establish identity.
  • Understand Authorization to provide access to resources.
  • Customize multi-factor authentication.
  • Deploy Authentication and Authorization policies.

6 - NETSCALER PLATFORMS

  • Architecture and General Concepts
  • Hardware Platforms
  • Hardware Components
  • MPX Overview
  • VPX Overview
  • CPX Overview
  • SDX Overview
  • Identify the unique capabilities and functionality of the NetScaler SDX platform
  • Identify the networking characteristics of the NetScaler SDX platform
  • Explain the process of provisioning and administration of NetScaler VPX instances on a NetScaler SDX appliance

7 - HIGH AVAILABILITY

  • High Availability Functionality
  • High Availability Node Configuration
  • Propagation and Synchronization
  • Failover, Route Monitors, Fail Safe
  • Propagation, Synchronization
  • High Availability Management
  • Performing an Upgrade
  • Troubleshooting
  • Upgrading HA pair

8 - MANAGING CLIENT CONNECTIONS

  • Configure NetScaler Gateway plug-in with Citrix Receiver to establish VPN.
  • Configure the access level and which applications users are allowed to access in the secure network.
  • Configure pre-authentication policies and profiles to check for client-side security before end users are authenticated.
  • Deploy NetScaler Gateway to allow end-user connections, including logon options.
  • Explain how endpoint analysis is used to verify that the end-user device meets your requirements before allowing it to connect to your network or remain connected after end users log on.

9 - INTEGRATING NETSCALER WITH XENAPP AND XENDESKTOP

  • Understand NetScaler Gateway Integration with XenApp/XenDesktop
  • Integrate with Web Interface and StoreFront Explain WebFront
  • Enable Clientless Access and Receiver for ICA Proxy
  • Utilize Smart Control
  • Configure Smart Access

10 - LOAD BALANCING

  • Local Load Balancing concepts
  • Naming conventions
  • Persistence
  • Service Types
  • LB Methods
  • Disabling Entities
  • Diagnostics/Troubleshooting
  • L4 vs L7 for TCP services
  • UDP ping vs L7
  • Monitor attributes
  • Built in L7 monitors
  • Monitors from Scripts
  • EAV Monitors
  • ECV Monitors
  • DataStream

11 - SSL OFFLOAD

  • SSL and TLS
  • SSL Session Process
  • SSL Administration
  • SSL Offload Overview
  • SSL Attacks Overview
  • SSL Troubleshooting
  • Cipher Suites
  • Certificate Management
  • Feature and Benefits
  • Offload Performance
  • Deployment Scenarios
  • Citrix Recommendations for SSL

12 - UNIFIED GATEWAY

  • Describe AppFlow Functionality
  • Discuss Components of NetScaler Insight
  • Configure NetScaler Insight
  • Explain NetScaler Insight Application Performance Generate Performance Reports

13 - SECURING THE NETSCALER

  • NetScaler Communication Ports
  • Overview of AAA
  • Authentication on the NetScaler
  • NetScaler Users
  • Command Policies
  • Admin Partitions

14 - MONITORING, MANAGEMENT, AND TROUBLESHOOTING

  • Monitoring Needs
  • NetScaler Log Management
  • Simple Network Management Protocol
  • AppFlow on the NetScaler System
  • NetScaler Insight Overview
  • NetScaler Command Center Overview
  • Network Traffic Capture using NSTRACE
  • Troubleshooting with Filter Expressions
  • Decoding SSL Traffic with Wireshark
  • Display NetScaler System Information
  • NetScaler Command Line Tools

15 - AUTHENTICATION AND AUTHORIZATION

  • System and AAA Users Groups
  • External Authentication
  • Authentication Actions and Policies
  • Authentication Configuration
  • Supported Authentication Types

16 - ACCESS POLICIES

  • Endpoint Analysis
  • Policy, Profiles, and Expressions
  • Pre-Authentication Policies and Profiles
  • Post-Authentication Policies
  • Endpoint Analysis Troubleshooting

17 - END-USER ACCESS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Connection Methods
  • Endpoint Session Policies Settings
  • Timeout Settings
  • RDP Proxy
  • Clientless Access
  • VLAN Options

18 - GATEWAY SERVICES LOAD BALANCING

  • SSL Offload Overview
  • Traffic Types
  • Ldap, HDX, StoreFront Load Balancing
  • Extended Content Verification (ECV) Monitoring

19 - INTEGRATING NETSCALER WITH XENAPP AND XENDESKTOP

  • Required Firewall Rules
  • Web Interface or StoreFront Integration with NetScaler Gateway
  • WebFront Overview and Configuration
  • Session Policies

20 - UNIFIED GATEWAY

  • NetScaler Unified Gateway Overview
  • NetScaler Unified Gateway Reference Architecture Review
  • Unified Gateway Key Features
  • Unified Gateway Topologies

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