About this course

Course type Specialist
Course code CNS221
Duration 2 Days

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.

Delegates must have previously attended course CNS-220 Citrix NetScaler Essentials and Traffic Management OR CNS-205 Citrix NetScaler 11.0 Essentials and Networking

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.

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.

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

  • Administrators
  • Implementers / Engineers
  • Architects

Prerequisites

Citrix course materials are only available to delegates in e-courseware format. Delegates will be provided with instructions on how to access their e-courseware on day one of the event. Those delegates who are attending via either virtual or extended classroom will be required to provide either three monitors (to view courseware, labs and instructor demos simultaneously) or two monitors and a mobile device. Delegates will be required to have an active TCC (Training.Citrix.com) account in order to access course materials and labs.

Please set up Your TCC account up in advance of the course using the following link:

https://www.citrix.com/welcome/create-account/create-account-form.html

Please note: It is highly recommended that the delegate uses a personal email address (rather than company email) to set up their TCC account. If you do not wish to reference your company name when setting up your TCC account we recommend you use 'EDUCALC' as reference.

Should you encounter any issues in setting up your TCC account please ensure that you raise this directly with Citrix in advance of your event by visiting http://training.citrix.com then on the home page click, Help, then select Classroom Support, and submit a Critical or High priority request notifying Citrix of the course start date.

Technical Prerequisites

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

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

Delegates will learn how to

  • 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

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

Specialist Course

2 Days

Duration
Citrix
Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom / Attend from Anywhere

Receive classroom training at one of our nationwide training centres, or attend remotely via web access from anywhere.

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