Citrix ADC Essentials and Traffic Management

Intra-company training

Who is the training for?

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.

Level reached

Avancé

Duration

5,00 day(s)

Language(s) of service

EN

Prerequisites

  • Basic networking experience
  • Experience using TCP/IP, HTTP protocols, and the OSI model
  • Knowledge of server load balancing and content switching concepts
  • Familiarity with Web server software
  • Familiarity with DNS, SSL, and compression concepts
  • Knowledge of network security threats and site protection concepts

Goals

  • 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
  • Customize the ADC system for traffic flow and content-specific requirements

Contents

Build your Citrix ADC knowledge and skills by enrolling in this fiveday 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 AppExpert policy engines, the Rewrite and Responder features, content switching, and Security Insight. The course is designed for IT professionals with little or no Citrix ADC experience.

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: Citrix ADC Platforms
  • Citrix MPX
  • Citrix VPX
  • Citrix CPX
  • Citrix SDX
Module 4: High Availability
  • Citrix ADC High Availability
  • High Availability Configuration
  • Managing High Availability
  • Troubleshooting High Availability
Module 5: Load Balancing
  • Load Balancing Overview
  • Load Balancing Methods and Monitors
  • Load Balancing Traffic Types
  • Load Balancing Protection
  • Load Balancing Troubleshooting
Module 6: SSL Offload
  • SSL Overview
  • SSL Configuration
  • SSL Offload
  • Troubleshooting SSL Offload
  • SSL Vulnerabilities and Protections
Module 7: Securing the Citrix ADC
  • Authentication, Authorization, and Auditing
  • Configuring External Authentication
  • Admin Partitions
Module 8: Troubleshooting
  • Citrix ADC Logging
  • Monitoring with SNMP
  • Reporting and Diagnostics
  • AppFlow Functions
  • Citrix Application Delivery Management
  • Troubleshooting
Module 9: Classic Policies
  • Policy Overview
  • Basics of Content Filtering
Module 10: Classic Policies
  • Default Policy Overview
  • Default Expression Syntax
  • Policy Bindings
  • AppExpert Additional Features
Module 11: Rewrite, Responder, and URL Transformation
  • Rewrite Policies
  • Responder Policies
  • DNS Rewrite and Responder
  • URL Transformation
Module 12: Content Switching
  • Content Switching Overview
  • Content Switching Configuration
Module 13: Optimization
  • Citrix ADC Optimization Overview
  • HTTP Compression
  • Integrated Caching
  • Front-End Optimization
Module 14: Global Server Load Balancing
  • GSLB Overview
  • GSLB Architecture
  • Content-Switching GSLB
  • GSLB MEP and Monitoring
  • Customizing GSLB
Module 15: Clustering
  • Citrix ADC Clustering Overview
  • Citrix ADC Cluster Configuration

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