CNS-420 Architecting a Citrix Networking Solution

CNS-420 Architecting a Citrix Networking Solution

In this course you will be exposed to advanced networking and NetScaler concepts and configurations. Through lecture, lab exercises, and real-world case studies, you will learn to look critically at environment requirements, constraints, and business drivers to create a complex Citrix networking solution. Topics to be covered in this course include multi-site and multi-tenant deployments, advanced authentication and load balancing, and automation and orchestration and advanced troubleshooting. This training will also prepare you for the Citrix Certified Expert in Networking (CCE-N) exam to be released in 2018.

Target Audience

Built for IT Professionals with extensive networking and NetScaler experience. This course is built for IT Professionals who are responsible for defining the overall structure or architecture of a Citrix networking environment. This course encompasses advanced Citrix networking configurations and leading Citrix design principles.

Course Objectives

– How to identify and prioritize business drivers, constraints, and requirements using the Citrix Consulting methodology – Assess environment requirements and learn to apply leading design principles to address them in a multi-site NetScaler deployment – Apply advanced authentication and load balancing principles – Utilize NetScaler Management and Analytics System for automation and orchestration – Identify steps to take in advanced trouble shooting scenarios

Course Outline

1 – Networking Methodology and Assessment

Understanding the Citrix methodology
Business Drivers and Requirements
User Segmentation
Application Assessment
Capabilities Assessment

2 – NetScaler Deployment Architecture and Topology

Multi-Site Deployments
Multi Tennant Infrastructure
Cloud Deployments

3 – Advanced Authentication and Authorization

Authorization Policies
Access Policies
NetScaler Gateway Authentication
nFactor Authentication

4 – NetScaler Security

NetScaler Gateway
Application Firewall

5 – VPN Configuration

VPN Configuration Split Tunneling

6 – Advanced Traffic Management

Advanced Load Balancing

7 – Global Server Load Balancing

Advanced Global Server Load Balancing
Load Balancing Across Data Centers

8 – NMAS Automation and Orchestration

Automation Orchestration
NITRO StyleBooks
NMAS Double Hop Configuration

9 – Advanced Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting Case Studies