Special Notices

Please note: this course is currently under development by Citrix. A full outline will be published as soon as it becomes available. In the meantime please call for further information or to register interest.

Overview

Build your Citrix ADC knowledge and skills by enrolling in this five-day 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
Versions covered
This course is currently on Citrix ADC version 13.x

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.
Is this course for me?
Built for IT Professionals working with Citrix ADC, with little to no previous ADC experience. Potential students include administrators, engineers, and architects interested in learning how to implement and manage Citrix ADC features using leading practices.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Understand the functionalities and capabilities of Citrix ADC
  • How to obtain, install, and manage Citrix ADC licenses
  • Comprehend basic ADC network architecture
  • Understand how SSL is used to secure Citrix ADC
  • Optimize the ADC system for traffic handling and management

Outline

Module 1: Getting Started
  • Introduction to Citrix ADC
  • Feature and Platform Overview
  • Deployment Options
  • Architectural Overview
  • Setup and Management
Module 2: Basic Networking
  • Networking Topology
  • Citrix ADC Components
  • Routing
  • Access Control Lists
Module 3: ADC Platforms
  • Citrix ADC MPX
  • Citrix ADC VPX
  • Citrix ADC CPX
  • Citrix ADC SDX
  • Citrix ADC BLX
Module 4: High Availability
  • Citrix ADC High Availability
  • High Availability Configuration
  • Managing High Availability
  • In Service Software Upgrade
  • Troubleshooting High Availability
Module 5: Load balancing
  • Load Balancing Overview
  • Load Balancing Methods and Monitors
  • Load Balancing Traffic Types
  • Load Balancing Protection
  • Priority Load Balancing
  • Load Balancing Troubleshooting
Module 6: SSL Offloading
  • SSL Overview
  • SSL Configuration
  • SSL Offload
  • Troubleshooting SSL Offload
  • SSL Vulnerabilities and Protections
Module 7: Security
  • Citrix ADC Logging
  • Monitoring with SNMP
  • Reporting and Diagnostics
  • AppFlow Functions
  • Citrix Application Delivery Management
  • Troubleshooting
Module 8: Monitoring and Troubleshooting
  • Authentication, Authorization, and Auditing
  • Configuring External Authentication
  • Admin Partitions
Module 9: Advanced Policies
  • Default Policy Overview
  • Default Expression Syntax
  • Policy Bindings
  • AppExpert Additional Features
Module 10: Rewrite Responder URL Transformation
  • Rewrite Policies
  • Responder Policies
  • DNS Rewrite and Responder
  • URL Transformation
Module 11: Content Switching
  • Content Switching Overview
  • Content Switching Configuration
Module 12: Optimization
  • Citrix ADC Optimization Overview
  • HTTP Compression
  • Integrated Caching
  • Front-End Optimization
Module 13: Global Server Load Balancing
  • GSLB Overview
  • GSLB Architecture
  • Content-Switching GSLB
  • GSLB MEP and Monitoring
  • Customizing GSLB