CNS-224: Implement Citrix ADC 13.x with Traffic Management

Duration: 2 Days (16 Hours)

CNS-224: Implement Citrix ADC 13.x with Traffic Management Course Overview:

In this CNS-224: Implement Citrix ADC 13.x with Traffic Management course, Learn the skills required to configure and manage Citrix ADC Traffic Management
features, including Content Switching, Traffic Optimization, and Global Server Load
Balancing. At the end of the course, students will be able to configure their ADC
environments to address efficient traffic switching and resilience requirements
including Content Switching, Traffic Optimization, and Disaster Recovery.

What you’ll learn

  • Optimize the Citrix ADC system for traffic handling and management
  • Customize the ADC system for traffic flow and content-specific requirements
  • Employ recommended tools and techniques to troubleshoot common Citrix ADC network and connectivity issues
  • Configure advanced load balancing and GSLB on the Citrix ADC system

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

Intended Audience

Built for IT Professionals working with Citrix ADC, with little or no previous
ADC experience. Potential students include administrators, engineers, and
architects interested in learning how to deploy or manage Citrix ADC traffic

Module 1: Advanced Policies
  • Default Policy Overview
  • Default Expression Syntax
  • Policy Bindings
  • AppExpert Additional Features
  • Rewrite Policies
  • Responder Policies
  • DNS Rewrite and Responder
  • URL Transformation
  • Content Switching Overview
  • Content Switching Configuration
  • Citrix ADC Optimization Overview
  • HTTP Compression
  • Integrated Caching
  • Front-End Optimization
  • GSLB Overview
  • GSLB Architecture
  • Content-Switching GSLB
  • GSLB MEP and Monitoring
  • Customizing GSLB

CNS-224: Implement Citrix ADC 13.x with Traffic Management Course Prerequisites:

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

Q: What is CNS-224: Implement Citrix ADC 13.x with Traffic Management training?

A: CNS-224 is a training program offered by Citrix that focuses on implementing and configuring Citrix ADC (formerly known as NetScaler) version 13.x with a specific emphasis on traffic management capabilities. The training provides participants with the knowledge and skills required to optimize and control the flow of network traffic using Citrix ADC.

A: The CNS-224 training is ideal for network administrators, engineers, and architects who are responsible for implementing and managing Citrix ADC solutions with a focus on traffic management. It is also suitable for individuals who are preparing for the Citrix Certified Professional – Networking (CCP-N) certification.

A: To make the most of CNS-224 training, participants should have a solid 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 strongly recommended.

A: The training covers a comprehensive range of topics, including:

  • Advanced load balancing techniques and configurations
  • Global server load balancing (GSLB) deployments
  • Content switching and rewriting
  • HTTP compression and caching configurations
  • Traffic optimization using integrated caching
  • AppExpert policy engine and application firewall configurations
  • Troubleshooting traffic management issues

A: Participants of CNS-224 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 with traffic management features.

A: Yes, there is an exam associated with the CNS-224 training. After completing the training course, participants can choose to take the Citrix Certified Professional – Networking (CCP-N) exam to validate their knowledge and skills in implementing Citrix ADC with traffic management. The exam is administered separately from the training.

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This course comes with following benefits:

  • Practice Labs.
  • Get Trained by Certified Trainers.
  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
  • Digital courseware
  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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