Arrow Electronics, Inc.

Citrix (NetScaler) Gateway 12.x


LENGTH: 16 Hours (2 days)

PRICE: $2,000.00


Designed for students with previous NetScaler experience, yet no NetScaler Gateway or Unified Gateway experience, this course is best suited for individuals who will be deploying or managing NetScaler Gateway, or Unified Gateway environments.
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.
At the end of the course, students will be able to configure their NetScaler environments to address remote access requirements for Apps and Desktops.


• 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


Students interested in learning how to implement and manage NetScaler Gateway and Unified Gateway features using leading practices.

• Administrators
• Implementers / Engineers
• Architects


Required pre-requisite course:
• CNS-220 Citrix NetScaler Essentials and Traffic Management OR
• CNS-205 Citrix NetScaler 11.0 Essentials and Networking

Recommended pre-requisite course:
• CNS-102 NetScaler Overview

This course is based on version 11 of the Citrix NetScaler product, but the skills and fundamental concepts learned are common to earlier product versions.

 Citrix also recommends gaining a basic understanding of the following concepts and technologies before attending the class:
• Basic Networking
• Windows and Linux Server administration
• Experience with Citrix virtualization technologies, such as XenDesktop and XenApp
• Experience with Microsoft SQL Server or enterprise database servers
• Experience with Active Directory and Group Policy
• Basic understanding of Microsoft Remote Desktop Services
• Basic understanding of VPN concepts, including SSL encryption and certificates


Topic Outline

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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