NetScaler is an application delivery controller (ADC) and load balancing solution developed, sold and supported by Citrix. NetScaler operates in a similar market as F5 and other leading load balancer/ADC solutions and comes in both physical hardware (MPX/SDX) and virtualized forms (VPX/SDX). ...

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Migrating a Citrix Netscaler Insight Server to AWS

Is there any proper documentation for Migrating a Citrix Netscaler Insight Server to AWS? Or any way we can do that ? Any help would be a great help. VM import is not an option as well, and it is just ...
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Citrix Netscaler split dns domain filtering

I am using a citrix netscaler for VPN access, with split tunneling and split dns. How can I make it so that only a defined list of top level domains get resolved through the VPN, and make all others ...
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Counters in Citrix Netscaler and their meanings (Diff) or (Actual)

I try to configure some Citrix Netscaler Command Center Reports. When I configure a Custom Report I can choose between different available counters. Per example: Vserver Hits Vserver Hits(Actual) ...
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Netscaler VPX CLI disable

When I SSH into the Netscaler VPX it forwards you to the CLI. To use bash you type shell which will forward you to the root user who is connected with the nsroot SSH user. I haven't managed to be able ...
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Netscaler persistence fails, drop packets

I have a vserver configured with this -persistenceType CUSTOMSERVERID -lbMethod ROUNDROBIN -rule "URLQUERY CONTAINS sid=" It seems that if the "sid" parameter is set to go to "server 1" and at the ...
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NTLM on a Load Balanced Environment

We have a Netscaler VPX that load balances HTTP requests to 3 IIS services on 3 Windows servers. Authentication is set to "Windows Authentication" but because our environment isn't set up for Kerberos ...
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Citrix NetScaler sending FIN, ACK for SSL VPN Clients

I realise that it's unlikely anyone here has a definite "Check this box to resolve this" answer, but I'm struggling with this issue and I'm hoping that someone with more knowledge than me can give me ...
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Kerberos constrained delegation using Citrix NetScaler

I'm currently evaluating Citrix NetScaler VPX (NS10.5 56.12.nc) as a potential replacement for Microsoft TMG server. Kerberos Constrained Delegation is at the top of my list of mandatory features. ...
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MS Certificate authority issued to wrong entity

Hi I have created a CA signing request on my netscaler where the common name is *.mydomain.com When I sign the CRS in my MS CA its ends up being issued to "Fredrik" instead of *.mydomain.com This ...
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How to enable SNMP on a Citrix NetScaler 10.1

I am trying to set up MRTG against a Citrix NetScaler 10.1 appliance, but I am not getting a response to SNMP requests. I have added the MRTG machine as a SNMP manager and added a community. It does ...
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Can a Citrix NetScaler loadbalance based on the path portion of a URL?

So I have a domain hosting two lovely applications thus... http://intranet.lan:80/firstapp http://intranet.lan:80/secondapp And two physical boxes serving them up http://box1.lan:80/firstapp http:/...
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How to get email alerts when a monitor goes down on NetScaler?

How to get email alerts when a monitor goes down on NetScaler? I am looking for a way to get email notifications when different things go wild with backend services served by a NS instance. NS ...
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Citrix Netscaler 10.1 AAA Application Traffic Single Sign On

I have a Netscaler deployment with a virtual server where I have enabled authentication through the AAA Application Traffic feature. As Expected this allows my users to log on to the netscaler login ...
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How do I configure netscaler to act as a simple HTTP proxy?

I want to start use a netscaler instance as a HTTP proxy (like squid), so all the requests from my browser will go directly to netscaler. How can I obtain this behaviour? Note: Netscaler is already ...
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NetScaler Gateway VPX behind nginx

Currently we run a Citrix Security Gateway on a VM and opened a specified port on our firewall to directly connect to it via port redirection. This works quite well, but every user has to remember the ...
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Issues Load balancing .Net web app using State Server

We have multiple web servers behind a Netscaler load balancer. The (Win2008) servers each host an ASP.Net application (using iis 6.1) that are configured to use a central server running the .Net ...
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Device aware multifactor authentication with Citrix environment?

There are many services that advertise themselves as providing multifactor authentication for Citrix. But, most seem to require the additional generated passcode every time. Are there any that can ...
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NetScaler and Domino iNotes

We are putting a NetScaler device in front of our Domino iNotes servers, which will act as a reverse proxy. However, we get "Error 400" errors in the iNotes webinterface, and the behaviour is ...
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Can I give a friendly error message for connections less than TLS 1.1?

For security reasons, I want to block all TLS connections older than TLS1.1. I also want to give a friendly error message for users who use less than TLS 1.1 on my site. Is there any way to ...
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Putting a NetScaler infront of Redis master failover

I have a redis-sentinel solution for master failover, I just need to setup a vserver with all the master services in the pool. Only one master can act as the master at a time, the rest are slaves ...
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Where can I embed proprietary information in a layer 2 or layer 3 packet?

The Citrix Netscaler has an interesting property that embeds information in the TCP packet that gets sent to the host. This property is echoed back to the Netscaler in such a way that the Netscaler ...
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When configuring a Citrix Netscaler for use with Exchange 2010, what should the persistence timeout be?

I have a Netscaler that I'm using to front end 4 Exchange 2010 CAS servers. The clients that use this virtual server include Outlook Web Access (OWA) Exchange Web Services (Outlook for Mac 2011) ...
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SSL Offloading with Citrix Netscaler is not working when requesting PDF files

we are working in one of our projects with Citrix Netscaler in front of our web site. we configured the Citrix Netscaler to use SSL offloading but when we request a PDF file the SSL offloading does ...
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Can I restrict an AD account to login only on Xenapp servers and not locally?

I have some users who want to test a Xenapp application using some generic accounts (I don't like to use generic accounts but for reasons I won't go into, they are necessary). I want to setup the ...
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Does PHP get executed when a page gets a HEAD request?

We set up a Netscaler in front of our PHP application server, the netscaler now preforms a large amount of HEAD requests as evidenced by our apache logs. I wonder if each time apache gets a one of ...
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Multiple DNS names and IP address to make load balancing more efficient in an Exchange CAS Array

The tl;dr problem The CAS server occasionally gets one or two NAT'ed IP addresses that have several hundred users behind it. That is bad for scalability. The tl;dr solution Have the NAT'ed ...
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Load balancing SMTP in a way that doesn't hide the source IP address

I need to load balance SMTP to handle some applications that don't know how to use MX records. I set up a Netscaler using the TCP option on port 25 and now Exchange sees the source IP as that of the ...
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Figuring out the reason for a “Connection timed out” error

For the last 24 hours two independent servers are having a hard time connecting to our web server. They are trying to open a port 80 connection. They are both receiving "connection timed out" errors. ...
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Do Citrix Netscalers have a feature equivalent to iRules?

I'm looking to move from F5 to Netscaler and having a hard time figuring out if Netscalers have a feature similar to iRules.
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Alternatives to Citrix NetScaler?

I'm interested in Citrix product NetScaler. It's an applicance that you put in front of the web-servers. Features I like is: SSL offload an acceleration (good because of performance and that ...