Citrix NetScaler Essentials and Traffic Management (CNS-220)

We are here with our intense Citrix Training program that offers technical training and knowledge-based lessons on handling Citrix NetScaler. With this course you will become an expert in managing traffic and efficiently work on various features of Citrix NetScaler.
  • Virtual Classroom

    Learning Style
  • Beginner

  • 5 Days

    Course Duration
We are here with our intense Citrix Training program that offers technical training and knowledge-based lessons on handling Citrix NetScaler. With this course you will become an expert in managing traffic and efficiently work on various features of Citrix NetScaler.

About this course:

Our Citrix Training program is designed to polish your technical skills and add to your knowledge of the Citrix NetScaler platform. This brief yet highly intense course includes a range of lessons on NetScaler fundamentals including sessions on functionality, platforms, licensing and architecture.

 What’s more is that this course provides a complete learning package including learning on traffic management, allowing students to work on a number of tasks efficiently. Students will be engaged throughout the course in lab exercises and live examples to help them gain better understanding and skill development for traffic optimization, content switching, and Global Server Load Balancing.

Our accredited instructors have devised the course in a way that students can get information on Rewrite and Responder features, AppExpert policy engines, Security Insight, Content Switching and much more. You will also become expert in handling Citrix NetScaler functions including security, high availability, performance, load balancing, SSL engines’ exploration, and monitoring.

Aspiring IT professionals and engineers alike can benefit greatly from this training program. Amateur IT students can take this course as well. However, this program must be taken before Citrix NetScaler Advanced Topics – Management and Optimization course.

You may enroll in this program now if you also want to prepare for the Citrix Certified Associate – Networking certification program.

Course Objectives:

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the functionalities and capabilities of Citrix NetScaler

  • How to obtain, install, and manage NetScaler licenses

  • Comprehend basic NetScaler network architecture

  • Understand how SSL is used to secure the NetScaler

  • Optimize the NetScaler system for traffic handling and management

  • Customize the NetScaler system for traffic flow and content-specific requirements

  • Employ recommended tools and techniques to troubleshoot common NetScaler network and connectivity issues

  • Configure advanced load balancing and explore the new GSLB wizard on the NetScaler system

  • Identify the functionality and characteristics of the NetScaler CPX platform


The Citrix NetScaler Essentials and Traffic Management is ideal for those working in roles such as:

  • IT Professionals working with NetScaler

  • Administrators

  • Engineers

  • Architects


  • IT Professionals working with NetScaler, with little to no previous NetScaler experience. 

Suggested prerequisites courses:

  • Citrix NetScaler for Apps and Desktops (CNS-222)

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    Learning StyleVirtual Classroom
    Course Duration5 Days
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