Implementing NetScaler 11 for App and Desktop Solutions
Course Number: CNS-207
Length: 5 days
The objective of Implementing Citrix NetScaler 10 for App and Desktop Solutions is to provide the foundational concepts and skills necessary to implement, configure, secure, and monitor a Citrix NetScaler system with NetScaler Gateway in a desktop virtualization environment such as one containing Citrix XenDesktop 7 or Citrix XenApp, while providing secure application and data access to users. This course is designed specifically for learners who have limited or no previous NetScaler experience. In order to successfully complete this course, learners will have access to hands-on exercises within a virtual lab environment. An optional module on NetScaler SDX appliances is included with reinforcement simulation exercises.
This course is based on the Citrix NetScaler 10.1 product, but the skills and fundamental concepts learned are common to earlier product versions.
Before taking this course, Citrix recommends that learners have the following:
Familiarity with application delivery and cloud networking
Experience with Citrix desktop virtualization technologies, such as XenDesktop and XenApp
Familiarity with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Familiarity with Microsoft Windows Server 2012
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 Windows Server networking concepts, such as DNS, IIS®, and load balancing
Exposure to basic system administration concepts, including logging, software upgrade procedures, and high availability operations
Familiarity with server monitoring tools
Basic understanding of VPN concepts, including SSL encryption and certificates.