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Citrix NetScaler Unified Gateway

  • Course Code CNS-221
  • Duration 2 days

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

  • Company Event

    Event at company

  • Public Classroom

    Traditional Classroom Learning

  • Virtual Learning

    Learning that is virtual

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Course Overview


Learn the skills required to configure and manage NetScaler Gateway and Unified Gateway features, including how to implement Gateway components including NetScaler Gateway and Unified Gateway. At the end of the course, students will be able to configure their NetScaler environments to address remote access requirements for Apps and Desktops.

This course is currently on NetScaler version 12.x

This course is also available combined with CNS-218 NetScaler Essentials in a 5 day offering CNS-222 Citrix NetScaler 12.x Essentials and Unified Gateway

Course Schedule

    • Delivery Format: Public Classroom
    • Date: 01-02 February, 2018
    • Location: Manchester - Embankment Business Park


    • Delivery Format: Public Classroom
    • Date: 01-02 February, 2018
    • Location: Leeds


    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 01-02 February, 2018
    • Location: Virtual


    • Delivery Format: Public Classroom
    • Date: 22-23 March, 2018
    • Location: Wokingham


Target Audience


IT Professionals interested in learning how to deploy or manage NetScaler Gateway or Unified Gateway environments.

Course Objectives


After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Configure Authentication and Authorization
  • Define End User Access and Experience
  • Integrate NetScaler Gateway with XenApp and XenDesktop
  • Integrate Unified Gateway with additional resources
  • Employ recommended tools and techniques to troubleshoot common NetScaler Gateway network and connectivity issues

Course Content


Unified Gateway

  • .Introduction to Unified Gateway
  • Advantages and Utilities of Unified Gateway
  • Unified Gateway Configuration

AppExpert Expressions

  • Introduction to AppExpert Policies
  • Classic v. Default Policies
  • Explore NetScaler Gateway Policies
  • Policy Bind Points

Authentication and Authorization

  • Authentication and Authorization
  • Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Authentication and Authorization Policies
  • Authentication Troubleshooting

Managing Client Connections

  • Introduction to Client Connections
  • Session Policies and Profiles
  • Pre and Post Authentication Policies
  • NetScaler Gateway Deployment Options

Integration for XenDesktop and XenApp Solutions

  • XenApp and XenDesktop Integration
  • NetScaler Gateway Integration
  • NetScaler WebFront • ICA Proxy
  • Clientless Access and Receiver
  • Access Fallback
  • SmartControl and SmartAcess for ICA

Configuring Unified Gateway

  •  Working with Apps on Unified Gateway
  •  RDP Proxy
  •  Portal Themes and EULA

NetScaler Insight Center

  • Introduction to NetScaler Insight
  • Understanding AppFlow
  • Components for NetScaler Insight
  • HDX Insight and Gateway Insight


Course Prerequisites


 Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • CNS-220 Citrix NetScaler Essentials and Traffic Management OR
  • CNS-205 Citrix NetScaler 11.0 Essentials and Networking



Test Certification


Recommended as preparation for the following exams:

  • This course is currently not aligned to any exam.