Citrix Netscaler 10 Summary Notes – Getting Started – Day 6

Load Balancing Overview Distributes client requests across multiple servers to optimize resource utilization Prevents bottlenecks Configuration: Define a virtual server that proxies multiple servers in a server farm Balance the load Provides traffic management from Layer 4 (TCP and UDP) through Layer 7 (FTP, HTTP, and HTTPS) Load balancing algorithms are used to determine how to … Continue reading Citrix Netscaler 10 Summary Notes – Getting Started – Day 6

Citrix Netscaler 10 Summary Notes – Getting Started – Day 5

System Configuration slot/port VLANS Supports IEEE802.1Q VLANS Supported: Default VLAN = 1 PortBased VLAN Tagged VLAN (nsvlan) Link Aggregate Channels Channel parameters have precedence over the interface parameters Clock Clock synchronization is done in shell DNS Can Function as: Authoritative Domain Name Server (ADNS) DNS proxy server End Resolver Forwarder (typical config) Can add resource records such … Continue reading Citrix Netscaler 10 Summary Notes – Getting Started – Day 5

Citrix Netscaler 10 Summary Notes – Getting Started – Day 3

Understanding the NetScaler An Application L4-L7 Switch. Used for Web Applications. Functions as a TCP Proxy Features: Switching Features for optimal distribution of client requests Security and protection Features protects web applications from application-layer attacks Server-farm Optimization Features speeds up applications by offloading resource-intensive operations from the server Placement Request Switching Netscaler is deployed infront of a … Continue reading Citrix Netscaler 10 Summary Notes – Getting Started – Day 3