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

Duration : 5 Days (40 Hours)

Course Overview:

Build your Citrix ADC knowledge and skills by enrolling in this CNS-225: Deploy and Manage Citrix ADC 13.x with Traffic Management 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 features, and
Content Switching.

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

Module 1: Getting Started
  • Introduction to Citrix ADC
  • Feature and Platform Overview
  • Deployment Options
  • Architectural Overview
  • Setup and Management
  • Networking Topology
  • Citrix ADC Components
  • Routing
  • Access Control Lists
  • Citrix ADC MPX
  • Citrix ADC VPX
  • Citrix ADC CPX
  • Citrix ADC SDX
  • Citrix ADC BLX
  • Citrix ADC High Availability
  • High Availability Configuration
  • Managing High Availability
  • In Service Software Upgrade
  • Troubleshooting High Availability
  • Load Balancing Overview
  • Load Balancing Methods and Monitors
  • Load Balancing Traffic Types
  • Load Balancing Protection
  • Priority Load Balancing
  • Load Balancing Troubleshooting
  • SSL Overview
  • SSL Configuration
  • SSL Offload
  • Troubleshooting SSL Offload
  • SSL Vulnerabilities and Protections
  • Authentication, Authorization, and Auditing
  • Configuring External Authentication
  • Admin Partitions

Citrix ADC Logging

  • Monitoring with SNMP
  • Reporting and Diagnostics
  • AppFlow Functions
  • Citrix Application Delivery Management
  • Troubleshooting
  • 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-225: Deploy and Manage Citrix ADC 13.x with Traffic Management:

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-225: Deploy and Manage Citrix ADC 13.x with Traffic Management training?

A: CNS-225 is a training program provided by Citrix that focuses on deploying and managing Citrix ADC (formerly known as NetScaler) version 13.x with a specific emphasis on traffic management capabilities. The training equips participants with the knowledge and skills required to effectively deploy and oversee Citrix ADC for optimizing network traffic.

A: CNS-225 training is designed for network administrators, engineers, and architects who are responsible for deploying 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-225 training, participants should possess 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 wide range of topics, including:

  • Deployment and management of Citrix ADC instances
  • High availability and clustering configurations
  • Citrix ADC SSL offloading and SSL VPN configurations
  • Content switching and rewriting techniques
  • Traffic optimization using caching and compression
  • AppExpert policy engine and application firewall configurations
  • Monitoring, troubleshooting, and management of Citrix ADC

A: Participants of CNS-225 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 in deploying and managing Citrix ADC with traffic management features.

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  • Familiar environment
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  • Team building
  • Immediate application

Training Exclusives

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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