Course Code: 19340

Citrix ADC Advanced Concepts Security, Management, and Optimization (CNS-320)

Class Dates:
5 Days
Class Time:
Instructor-Led Training, Virtual Instructor-Led Training


  • Course Overview
  • Students will learn the skills required to deploy and manage AppFirewall including types of web attacks, protections and signatures, the adaptive learning engine, AppFirewall policies and profiles, troubleshooting, and additional pertinent NetScaler security features.

    Students will learn the skills required for deploying and utilizing the NetScaler Management and Analytics System including the ability to manage multiple NetScaler platforms centrally, orchestrate configuration changes, report on transactions passing through the NetScaler environment, visualize infrastructure, and plan expansions. Students will also learn how to implement features including Caching, Frontend Optimization, NetScaler Web logging, and TCP/HTTP optimization to optimize traffic managed by a NetScaler environment.

  • Audience
  • At the end of the course, students will be able to configure NetScaler environments to address application services security requirements with AppFirewall, as well as automate and manage network services for scale-out application architectures with Citrix NetScaler Management and Analytics System and optimize NetScaler managed application delivery traffic.

    Who Can Benefit
    Students interested in learning the skills required to deploy and manage AppFirewall to secure application access in their Citrix NetScaler environment, as well as NetScaler MAS to administer a Citrix NetScaler environment, or optimize NetScaler-managed application delivery traffic. Specifically:

    Implementers / Engineers


  • Citrix recommends students prepare for this course by taking the following courses:

    CNS-102 NetScaler Overview (free online training from Citrix)

    CNS-220 Citrix ADCEssentials and Traffic Management (GK 4568)

    CNS-222 CitrixADC Essentials andCitrix Gateway (GK 4569)

    Citrix also recommends an understanding of the following concepts and technologies:
    Functionalities and capabilities of Citrix NetScaler
    Basic NetScaler network architecture
    Obtaining, installing, and managing NetScaler licenses
    Use of NetScaler traffic management features
    Basic Networking
    Windows and Linux Server administration
    Web Services
    SSL encryption and certificates Common web services attacks 3rd party Network Management tools

Course Details

  • Skills Gained - Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Identify common web attacks and vulnerabilities
  • Write PERL compatible regular expressions
  • Understand how to utilize the adaptive learning engine
  • Configure AppFirewall to protect web applications
  • Utilize NetScaler Secure Insight to Monitor, Manage and report on Application Services security
  • Troubleshoot AppFirewall
  • Manage multiple NetScaler platforms centrally
  • Orchestrate configuration changes
  • Report on transactions passing through the NetScaler environment
  • Visualize infrastructure and plan expansion