Course Code: CNS-301

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Citrix : Citrix NetScaler 11 Advanced Implementation


Velisa Africa is the official Global Knowledge partner in Sub-Saharan Africa. Course details : https://www.globalknowledge.co.uk/courses/citrix/network_management/cns-301.html

Designed for students with previous NetScaler experience, this course is best suited for individuals who will be deploying or managing advanced NetScaler environments. Learn the skills required to configure and manage advanced NetScaler features through hands-on lab exercises. Students will learn how to implement advanced NetScaler components including Application Firewall, Advanced Traffic Management features including Http Callouts, and Troubleshooting. At the end of the course students will be able to configure their NetScaler environments to address advanced traffic delivery and management requirements including application security, optimization, and NetScaler operation management.

Recommended pre-requisite courses:

  • CNS-205 Citrix NetScaler 11.0 Essentials and Networking
  • Note: This course is based on the Citrix NetScaler 11 product, but the skills and fundamental concepts learned are common to earlier product versions.

  • Getting Started
  • Introduction to the NetScaler System
  • Advanced Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Resources
  • NetScaler System Overview
  • nCore Configuration Architecture
  • Built-In Tools
  • Real-Time Performance Statistics
  • Historical Statistics
  • Third-Party Tools
  • Introducing Application Firewall
  • Application Attacks
  • The Benefits of Application Firewall
  • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard
  • Packet Processing Inspection
  • Profiles and Policies
  • Engine Settings
  • Regular Expressions
  • Forms of Regular Expressions
  • Using Regular Expressions
  • Metacharacters and Literal Characters
  • Escapes
  • Quantifiers
  • Back referencing
  • Look heads
  • Regular Expression ScopeAttacks and Protections
  • Security Checks
  • HTTPS Web Applications
  • Buffer Overflow Exploits and Protection
  • Parameter Manipulation
  • Server Misconfiguration
  • Deny URL ProtectionSQL Injection
  • HTML SQL Injection
  • Protection
  • Command Injection
  • Field Format Protection
  • Cookie Tampering and Poisoning
  • Cookie Consistency Protection
  • Form/Hidden Field Manipulation
  • Form Field Consistency Protection
  • Forceful Browsing
  • Start URLs
  • Backdoors and Misconfigurations
  • URL Closure
  • Identity Theft Attacks
  • Credit Card Protection
  • Protecting Credit CardsErrors Triggering Sensitive Information Leaks
  • Safe Object Protection
  • Application Firewall Troubleshooting Application Firewall and Configuration Issues
  • Queuing and Connection Tuning
  • HTTP Connections
  • HTTP Connection Management and NetScaler
  • HTTP Behavior
  • TCP Buffering
  • Surge Queue
  • Surge Protection
  • Priority Queuing
  • HTTP Denial-of-Service Protection
  • Authentication, Authorization, and Auditing
  • Users, Groups and Command Policies
  • External Authentication for System Users
  • AAA for Traffic Management
  • Configuration
  • Audit Logging
  • AppExpert Rate Limiting, HTTP Service Callout, and Policy-based Logging
  • HTTP Callouts
  • Configuring HTTP Callouts
  • HTTP Callout Use Cases
  • Configuring Rate Control
  • Rate Control Policy Scenarios
  • Policy-based Logging
  • Command Center
  • Command Center Introduction
  • Command Center Clients
  • Server Requirements
  • Port Setting Requirements
  • Command Center Installation
  • Command Center Functionality
  • Command Center Administration
  • Insight Center
  • AppFlow on the NetScaler System
  • How Insight Center Collects AppFlow Data
  • HDX Insight
  • HTML Injection
  • NetScaler Web Logging
  • NetScaler System Configuration
  • NSWL Client Installation
  • NSWL Client Configuration
  • Troubleshooting Web Logging

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify common web attacks and vulnerabilities
  • Write PERL compatible regular expressions
  • Configure Citrix Application Firewall to protect web applications
  • Troubleshoot Citrix Application Firewall
  • Install and configure NetScaler Insight Center to monitor performance
  • Install, configure, and use Citrix Command Center to manage NetScaler devices
  • Configure and use additional advanced features of NetScaler including NetScaler Web Logging, HTTP callout, and AAA authentication for web applications

Students interested in learning how to implement and manage the advanced NetScaler features using leading practices. Specifically: Administrators, Implementers / Engineers, Architects