CNS-220 Citrix NetScaler Essentials and Traffic Management

Description

The course has been completely redeveloped and improves upon CNS-205: Citrix NetScaler Essentials and Networking via the following:
 

  • Improved course structure and flow to focus on NetScaler essentials for the first 3 days, and traffic management for the remaining 2.
  • A new lab environment, redesigned and built for enhanced performance.
  • Incorporated course feedback that has been gathered over the last year.
  • New content introduced throughout the course.

Part 1: NetScaler Essentials (Days 1 - 3)

Learn the skills required to implement NetScaler components including secure Load Balancing, High Availability, and NetScaler Management. At the end of the course students will be able to configure their NetScaler environments to address traffic delivery and management requirements including load balancing, availability, and NetScaler operation management.

 

Part 2: NetScaler Traffic Management (Days 4-5)

Learn the skills required to configure and manage NetScaler 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 NetScaler environments to address efficient traffic switching and resilience requirements including content switching, traffic optimization, and disaster recovery.

 

Upon successful completion of this course, learners are able to:

  • Identify the functionality and capabilities of the NetScaler
  • Explain basic NetScaler network architecture
  • Obtain, install, and manage NetScaler licenses
  • Explain how SSL is used to secure the NetScaler
  • Optimize the NetScaler system for traffic handling and management
  • Customize the NetScaler system for traffic flow and content-specific requirements
  • Employ recommended tools and techniques to troubleshoot common NetScaler network and connectivity issues
  • Implement NetScaler TriScale technology, including clustering
  • Configure advanced load balancing and GSLB on the NetScaler system
  • Identify the functionality and characteristics of the NetScaler SDX platform
 

 

Prerequisites

Citrix recommends students prepare for this course by taking CNS-102 NetScaler Overview. It is also recommended to gain a basic understanding of the following concepts and technologies:

  • Basic Networking
  • Windows and Linux Server administration
  • TCP/IP, HTTP protocols and the OSI model
  • Server load balancing and content switching concepts
  • Web server software
  • DNS, SSL and compression concepts
  • Network security threats and site protection concepts
 

 

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