Troubleshooting NetScaler

Author: Raghu Varma Tirumalaraju

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785280759

Category: Computers

Page: 270

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Gain essential knowledge and keep your NetScaler environment in top form About This Book Learn how the main features - Load Balancing, Content Switching, GSLB, SSL offloading, AAA, AppFirewall, and Gateway work under the hood using vividly explained flows and traces Explore the NetScaler layout and the various logs, tools and methods available to help you when it's time to debug An easy-to-follow guide, which will walk you through troubleshooting common issues in your NetScaler environment Who This Book Is For This book is aimed at NetScaler administrators who have a basic understanding of the product but are looking for deeper exposure and guidance in identifying and fixing issues to keep their application environment performing optimally. What You Will Learn Troubleshoot traffic management features such as load balancing, SSL, GSLB and content switching Identify issues with caching and compression Deal with authentication issues when using LDAP, RADIUS, certificates, Kerberos and SAML Diagnose NetScaler high availability and networking issues Explore how application firewall protections work and how to avoid false positives Learn about NetScaler Gateway integration issues with XenApp, XenDesktop, and XenMobile Deal with NetScaler system-level issues Discover the NetScaler troubleshooting tools In Detail NetScaler is a high performance Application Delivery Controller (ADC). Making the most of it requires knowledge that straddles the application and networking worlds. As an ADC owner you will also likely be the first person to be solicited when your business applications fail. You will need to be quick in identifying if the problem is with the application, the server, the network, or NetScaler itself. This book provides you with the vital troubleshooting knowledge needed to act fast when issues happen. It gives you a thorough understanding of the NetScaler layout, how it integrates with the network, and what issues to expect when working with the traffic management, authentication, NetScaler Gateway and application firewall features. We will also look at what information to seek out in the logs, how to use tracing, and explore utilities that exist on NetScaler to help you find the root cause of your issues. Style and approach This helpful guide to troubleshooting NetScaler is delivered in a comprehensive and easy-to-follow manner. The topics in the book adopt a step-by-step approach.

Troubleshooting Citrix XenDesktop®

Author: Gurpinder Singh

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 178528360X

Category: Computers

Page: 274

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The ultimate troubleshooting guide for clear, concise, and real-world solutions to a wide range of common Citrix XenDesktop problems About This Book Explore the XenDesktop architecture and work with various troubleshooting tools that every Citrix admin should know about Discover how to troubleshoot performance, VDA registration, and NetScaler integration issues A fast-paced troubleshooting guide to help you identify and resolve any kind of problem you might face while working with Citrix XenDesktop Who This Book Is For Troubleshooting Citrix XenDesktop is targeted at Citrix Administrators or Citrix Engineers who are working on Xendesktop and want to learn tips and techniques required to deal with the issues they face in their day-to-day life. A working knowledge of core elements and concepts of Xendesktop would be an added advantage. What You Will Learn Solve VDA registration problems and Citrix session launch difficulties Identify and resolve XenDesktop service issues Troubleshoot performance issues related to the XenDesktop architecture Work around common printing issues Understand the Citrix XenDesktop HDX policies and deal with the HDX MediaStream challenges Resolve the common MCS and PVS configuration issues in your XenDesktop environment Find solutions to some general issues that have been identified and recorded by Citrix in their database that every administrator must be aware of In Detail In today's world, many organizations have decided to move to secure and stable VDI platforms to benefit their organization to meet their security needs. To meet an organization's requirements, Citrix XenDesktop serves as the best desktop virtualization solution available, providing the optimum user experience. Troubleshooting Citrix XenDesktop is a single resource guide that will help you dig deep into all the technical issues you encounter to resolve them using an autonomous and well-defined approach. The book starts by walking you through the XenDesktop architecture and the troubleshooting toolkit for Citrix XenDesktop. The subsequent chapters will help you identify possible causes of various types of Citrix XenDesktop problems that may arise while installing, configuring, or troubleshooting day-to-day problems. You will also be dealing with the most common and important VDA registration problems that you might often face while working with the XenDesktop product suite. Additionally, you will resolve issues that arise while launching Citrix sessions, troubleshoot performance issues, and learn how to integrate Citrix NetScaler with your XenDesktop environment. Style and approach This book is an easy-to-follow troubleshooting guide with real-world examples of resolving XenDesktop issues. Each chapter is focused on a specific troubleshooting area, giving you the time to learn about and apply relevant tools and practices to troubleshoot the problems using a systematic approach.

Mastering NetScaler VPX™

Author: Rick Roetenberg,Marius Sandbu

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785288865

Category: Computers

Page: 218

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Learn how to deploy and configure all the available Citrix NetScaler features with the best practices and techniques you need to know About This Book Implement and configure all the available NetScaler Application Delivery features and monitor NetScaler VPX performance in your environment Packed with real-word NetScaler deployment scenarios to help you see the configuration principles in action Integrate NetScaler with other Citrix technologies, including CloudBridge, Application Delivery Controller, HDX Insight, and Command Center Who This Book Is For If you're an administrator with prior experience using NetScaler then you have everything you need to make the most of this book. What You Will Learn Configure the more commonly used NetScaler VPX features such as basic load balancing, authentication, NetScaler Gateway, and StoreFront Configure the AppExpert features such as Responder, Rewrite, AppExpert templates, parsing HTTP, TCP, and UDP data Integrate NetScaler with other Citrix technologies such as CloudBridge, Insight Center, and Command Center Optimize traffic using caching, front-end optimization, and compression Dive deep in the security, caching, and compression enhancements Protect your environment with AAA and Application Firewall, or from HTTP DDoS attacks Troubleshoot an environment using tools such as TaaS and WireShark In Detail Citrix NetScaler is one of the best Application Delivery Controller products in the world. The Application Delivery Controllers are commonly used for load balancing purposes, to optimize traffic, and to perform extra security settings. This book will give you an insight into all the available features that the Citrix NetScaler appliance has to offer. The book will start with the commonly used NetScaler VPX features, such as load balancing and NetScaler Gateway functionality. Next, we cover features such as Responder, Rewrite, and the AppExpert templates, and how to configure these features. After that, you will learn more about the other available Citrix technologies that can interact with Citrix NetScaler. We also cover troubleshooting, optimizing traffic, caching, performing protection using Application Firewall, and denying HTTP DDoS attacks for web services. Finally, we will demonstrate the different configuration principles real-world Citrix NetScaler deployment scenarios. Style and approach This easy-to-follow guide explains as much as possible about each feature and its configuration. Each topic is explained sequentially in the process of configuring and deploying the feature.

Implementing NetScaler VPX™

Author: Marius Sandbu

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782172688

Category: Computers

Page: 136

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An easy-to-follow guide with detailed step-by step-instructions on how to implement the different key components in NetScaler, with real-world examples and sample scenarios. If you are a Citrix or network administrator who needs to implement NetScaler in your virtual environment to gain an insight on its functionality, this book is ideal for you. A basic understanding of networking and familiarity with some of the different Citrix products such as XenApp or XenDesktop is a prerequisite.

Troubleshooting Citrix XenApp®

Author: Dragos Madarasan,Suraj Patil

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785284029

Category: Computers

Page: 118

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Identify and resolve key Citrix XenApp® issues using trusted troubleshooting and monitoring techniques About This Book Understand the key troubleshooting methodologies when working with XenApp 7.5 version and above Uncover effective tips and techniques to solve real-world XenApp® infrastructure problems This is a fast-paced guide to developing key troubleshooting and problem resolution skills you can put to use in a Citrix environment Who This Book Is For This book is for Citrix Administrators or Citrix Engineers who are currently managing Citrix XenApp® in a production environment and want to learn how to troubleshoot XenApp® issues in the shortest possible time. It is assumed that you have a basic understanding of XenApp's components and how to implement and manage a XenApp® infrastructure. What You Will Learn Get to know about troubleshooting methodologies and perform a root cause analysis of the problem Understand the individual components and interactions required for a successful XenApp environments Identify and troubleshoot issues around the core Citrix components Identify XenApp® components and their roles and learn how they interact with the communication channels Gain tips and tricks to optimize Citrix deployments Monitor and optimize the XenApp® environment In Detail Citrix XenApp® is an application virtualization product from Citrix. It allows users to connect to their corporate applications from various computer systems and even mobile devices. XenApp® has grown into a complex software with ever-expanding infrastructures in place. Together with tight integrations with other systems such as Terminal Services, Active Directory, and other third-party authentication services, troubleshooting XenApp® has become more complicated. This book teaches you how to approach troubleshooting complex issues with XenApp® deployments and understand the problem, find a fix or workaround, determine the root cause, and apply corrective steps wherever applicable. The book progresses to give you an idea about the many supportive components that play an important role in XenApp's application delivery model and should be considered while troubleshooting XenApp® issues. It also shows you standard troubleshooting processes so that you can resolve complex XenApp® issues in a mission critical environment. By the end of this book, you will see how and where to use supportive components that help minimize XenApp® issues. Also, we'll explain various tools that can be useful when monitoring and optimizing entire application and desktop delivery model. Style and approach This is an easy-to-follow, fast-paced, example-oriented guide with a brief explanation on various troubleshooting methodologies to walk you through a host of real-life problems.

Troubleshooting Citrix XenDesktop®

Author: Gurpinder Singh

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 178528360X

Category: Computers

Page: 274

View: 7054

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The ultimate troubleshooting guide for clear, concise, and real-world solutions to a wide range of common Citrix XenDesktop problems About This Book Explore the XenDesktop architecture and work with various troubleshooting tools that every Citrix admin should know about Discover how to troubleshoot performance, VDA registration, and NetScaler integration issues A fast-paced troubleshooting guide to help you identify and resolve any kind of problem you might face while working with Citrix XenDesktop Who This Book Is For Troubleshooting Citrix XenDesktop is targeted at Citrix Administrators or Citrix Engineers who are working on Xendesktop and want to learn tips and techniques required to deal with the issues they face in their day-to-day life. A working knowledge of core elements and concepts of Xendesktop would be an added advantage. What You Will Learn Solve VDA registration problems and Citrix session launch difficulties Identify and resolve XenDesktop service issues Troubleshoot performance issues related to the XenDesktop architecture Work around common printing issues Understand the Citrix XenDesktop HDX policies and deal with the HDX MediaStream challenges Resolve the common MCS and PVS configuration issues in your XenDesktop environment Find solutions to some general issues that have been identified and recorded by Citrix in their database that every administrator must be aware of In Detail In today's world, many organizations have decided to move to secure and stable VDI platforms to benefit their organization to meet their security needs. To meet an organization's requirements, Citrix XenDesktop serves as the best desktop virtualization solution available, providing the optimum user experience. Troubleshooting Citrix XenDesktop is a single resource guide that will help you dig deep into all the technical issues you encounter to resolve them using an autonomous and well-defined approach. The book starts by walking you through the XenDesktop architecture and the troubleshooting toolkit for Citrix XenDesktop. The subsequent chapters will help you identify possible causes of various types of Citrix XenDesktop problems that may arise while installing, configuring, or troubleshooting day-to-day problems. You will also be dealing with the most common and important VDA registration problems that you might often face while working with the XenDesktop product suite. Additionally, you will resolve issues that arise while launching Citrix sessions, troubleshoot performance issues, and learn how to integrate Citrix NetScaler with your XenDesktop environment. Style and approach This book is an easy-to-follow troubleshooting guide with real-world examples of resolving XenDesktop issues. Each chapter is focused on a specific troubleshooting area, giving you the time to learn about and apply relevant tools and practices to troubleshoot the problems using a systematic approach.

Citrix® XenMobile™ Mobile Device Management

Author: Akash Phoenix

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782172157

Category: Computers

Page: 112

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A step-by-step tutorial covering the specifics of mobile development management with a flurry of relevant screenshots for better understanding and practical learning. This book is for professionals who want to familiarize themselves with mobile device management and who aspire to discover how MDM software is designed to meet the most complex and demanding mobile requirements when it comes to securing their mobile enterprise.

Citrix Netscaler 11x

Unofficial Lab Guide - For Beginners.

Author: Hitesh Popat

Publisher: Educreation Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Self-Help

Page: 111

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This book will be helpful to those who wants to have a quick start with Citrix Netscaler 11x. Anyone having basic networking knowledge and wants to have a quick overview of Netscaler will find this book useful.

Getting Started with Citrix XenApp® 7.6

Author: Konstantin Cvetanov

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 178439873X

Category: Computers

Page: 316

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Install, configure, and support your XenApp systems with the power of Citrix XenApp About This Book Familiarize yourself with Citrix applications and desktop virtualization Maintain and troubleshoot your XenApp environment to minimize system downtime A hands-on, step-by-step guide with a practical approach and real-world examples to get you up and running with XenApp systems Who This Book Is For This book is intended for IT administrators and consultants who want to build application and desktop virtualization solutions for their employers and customers. No prior knowledge of Citrix technologies is required. What You Will Learn Make the use case for Citrix XenApp and design your first system Prepare your existing IT infrastructure for XenApp and learn what licenses you need Install and configure the XenApp infrastructure Enable access with StoreFront and NetScaler Gateway Enable load balancing with NetScaler Maintain servers and publish applications and desktops Manage printing in a Citrix environment Troubleshoot your environment using advanced tools and methodologies employed by Citrix Escalation Teams In Detail If you want to effectively deploy the various components of Citrix XenApp to create an enterprise environment for application and desktop delivery, this hands-on guide is perfect for you. You start off by understanding the need and benefits of Citrix XenApp with respect to Virtualization technology. After this, you will get to grips with the requirement analysis and designing aspect of building XenApp systems and all the necessary installation and configuration procedures for Citrix XenApp, StoreFront and NetScalar Gateway are explained one by one in detail. Step-by-step, you will learn to deploy your first XenApp with the Machine Creation Services method and Provisioning Services method. After this, you will explore the administering part of applications and systems, followed by printing in the XenApp environment. Next, you will learn all the trips and tricks required to troubleshoot and support the XenApp environment. By the end of this book, you will be ready to go live with your new XenApp environment. Style and approach This is a step-by-step guide to technical implementations in a conversational and easy-to-follow style. Each component is deployed sequentially until a full solution is built. Basic as well as advanced features of the product are explored to appeal to the widest possible audience interested in the topic.

Mastering NetScaler VPX™

Author: Rick Roetenberg,Marius Sandbu

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785288865

Category: Computers

Page: 218

View: 3973

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Learn how to deploy and configure all the available Citrix NetScaler features with the best practices and techniques you need to know About This Book Implement and configure all the available NetScaler Application Delivery features and monitor NetScaler VPX performance in your environment Packed with real-word NetScaler deployment scenarios to help you see the configuration principles in action Integrate NetScaler with other Citrix technologies, including CloudBridge, Application Delivery Controller, HDX Insight, and Command Center Who This Book Is For If you're an administrator with prior experience using NetScaler then you have everything you need to make the most of this book. What You Will Learn Configure the more commonly used NetScaler VPX features such as basic load balancing, authentication, NetScaler Gateway, and StoreFront Configure the AppExpert features such as Responder, Rewrite, AppExpert templates, parsing HTTP, TCP, and UDP data Integrate NetScaler with other Citrix technologies such as CloudBridge, Insight Center, and Command Center Optimize traffic using caching, front-end optimization, and compression Dive deep in the security, caching, and compression enhancements Protect your environment with AAA and Application Firewall, or from HTTP DDoS attacks Troubleshoot an environment using tools such as TaaS and WireShark In Detail Citrix NetScaler is one of the best Application Delivery Controller products in the world. The Application Delivery Controllers are commonly used for load balancing purposes, to optimize traffic, and to perform extra security settings. This book will give you an insight into all the available features that the Citrix NetScaler appliance has to offer. The book will start with the commonly used NetScaler VPX features, such as load balancing and NetScaler Gateway functionality. Next, we cover features such as Responder, Rewrite, and the AppExpert templates, and how to configure these features. After that, you will learn more about the other available Citrix technologies that can interact with Citrix NetScaler. We also cover troubleshooting, optimizing traffic, caching, performing protection using Application Firewall, and denying HTTP DDoS attacks for web services. Finally, we will demonstrate the different configuration principles real-world Citrix NetScaler deployment scenarios. Style and approach This easy-to-follow guide explains as much as possible about each feature and its configuration. Each topic is explained sequentially in the process of configuring and deploying the feature.

SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor

Author: Joe Dissmeyer

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1849688494

Category: Computers

Page: 336

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This book is written in a friendly manner written by an expert with numerous years of practical experience utilizing SolarWinds Orion NPM as a network monitoring solution.This book is for systems administrators, system analysts, and systems engineers who are tasked with installing and implementing a network performance monitor. Knowledge of basic network concepts is required.

Mastering Citrix® XenDesktop®

Author: Govardhan Gunnala,Daniele Tosatto

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1784394599

Category: Computers

Page: 484

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Nowadays, many organizations are moving toward desktop virtualization. Citrix® XenDesktop® is the most comprehensive solution to implement a scalable and high performance virtual desktop environment. This book will provide you with the technical skills you need to successfully design, set up, and maintain a XenDesktop® environment. This book will introduce you to the main components of a XenDesktop® infrastructure and covers how to design and install them. Through each chapter, you will quickly learn how to configure your virtual desktop environment in order to meet specific end user requirements, giving your users the freedom to work from anywhere and from any device while virtual desktops and apps are centrally maintained in your data center.

Mastering XenApp®

Author: Sunny Jha

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785283367

Category: Computers

Page: 252

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Master the skills required to implement Citrix® XenApp® 7.6 to deploy a complete Citrix®-hosted application from scratch About This Book Learn to implement and configure components of Citrix® XenApp® 7.6, which are XenServer®, XenApp®, Citrix® License server, PVS, Storefront, Citrix® Receiver, and Netscaler to secure WAN traffic Build the XenApp® 7.6 environment independently and perform tests to make sure the components are working as expected for internal and external traffic Implement advanced tools in Citrix® XenApp® to build and manage a cost effective, secure, and high-performing application delivery infrastructure with this comprehensive guide Who This Book Is For This is book is for administrators who are currently managing the implemented environment and want to learn how to deploy the Citrix® Hosted virtualization solution for the application in a windows server 2012 R2 environment. A reasonable knowledge and understanding of core XenApp® elements and concepts used during virtualizing applications are assumed. What You Will Learn Understand how to set up Hypervisor, install the management console, configure the storage repository, and create a virtual machine on hypervisor Set up an Infrastructure component and explore ways to tune them up so that they can be used for Citrix® environment Set up a Domain controller, DHCP, Certificate authority, and SQL server for static database for Citrix® XenApp® Validate the Citrix® XenApp® 7.6 solution to make sure components are communicating properly Manage the essential Citrix® components – Director, Licensing, and Policies with the Help of Citrix® studio Optimize the behavior of an Application and share desktop via Policies Installing and configuring Citrix® Provisioning services to deliver Citrix® XenApp® 7.6 virtual machines Secure the external Delivery of an application and shared desktop via netscaler to enjoy mobility In Detail Citrix® XenApp® is one of the leading pieces of Application delivery software that delivers Windows compatible apps to users on any device, anywhere. Citrix® XenApp® also gives administrators the ability to manage and control the freedom of mobility by increasing the security and saving costs at the same time. This book will provide you with all the knowledge required to successfully deploy and master a complete Citrix® hosted application. First, it will cover essential concepts of the architecture of XenApp®. You will then learn how to set up Hypervisor and how to set up Infrastructure components. Next you will learn how to Set up Citrix® Components, XenApp® resources, PVS, and Netscaler. We will further look at how to prepare the environment for Rollout. Additionally, you will learn how to configure the Citrix® components such as Citrix® Director. Moreover, you'll learn about shared desktop for delivery to end users and the application of policies for effective and secure delivery. Finally, you will learn how to implement provisioning services for a Citrix® XenApp® 7.6 environment. Style and approach This book is based on a course outline and hence takes a very practical approach so you will understand how to implement the components of XenApp® in a production environment. Complemented with many best practices and troubleshooting concepts of XenApp®, this book will help you master XenApp® swiftly.

Python High Performance

Author: Gabriele Lanaro

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1787282430

Category: Computers

Page: 270

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Learn how to use Python to create efficient applications About This Book Identify the bottlenecks in your applications and solve them using the best profiling techniques Write efficient numerical code in NumPy, Cython, and Pandas Adapt your programs to run on multiple processors and machines with parallel programming Who This Book Is For The book is aimed at Python developers who want to improve the performance of their application. Basic knowledge of Python is expected What You Will Learn Write efficient numerical code with the NumPy and Pandas libraries Use Cython and Numba to achieve native performance Find bottlenecks in your Python code using profilers Write asynchronous code using Asyncio and RxPy Use Tensorflow and Theano for automatic parallelism in Python Set up and run distributed algorithms on a cluster using Dask and PySpark In Detail Python is a versatile language that has found applications in many industries. The clean syntax, rich standard library, and vast selection of third-party libraries make Python a wildly popular language. Python High Performance is a practical guide that shows how to leverage the power of both native and third-party Python libraries to build robust applications. The book explains how to use various profilers to find performance bottlenecks and apply the correct algorithm to fix them. The reader will learn how to effectively use NumPy and Cython to speed up numerical code. The book explains concepts of concurrent programming and how to implement robust and responsive applications using Reactive programming. Readers will learn how to write code for parallel architectures using Tensorflow and Theano, and use a cluster of computers for large-scale computations using technologies such as Dask and PySpark. By the end of the book, readers will have learned to achieve performance and scale from their Python applications. Style and approach A step-by-step practical guide filled with real-world use cases and examples

Implementing NetScaler VPX™

Author: Marius Sandbu

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785289659

Category: Computers

Page: 202

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Implement the new features of Citrix NetScaler 11 to optimize and deploy secure web services on multiple virtualization platforms About This Book Learn how to design, set up, and deploy NetScaler VPX along with the new Jumbo frames in a virtual environment using your GUI as well as your CLI for both public and private clouds to make all your web applications faster and more secure Enrich your networking skills utilizing the new features of AAA by following the instructions to optimize network traffic A step-by-step guide that will show you how to work with the latest NetScaler, 11, by implementing its new features using sample scenarios and real-world examples Who This Book Is For This book is for Citrix administrators who are just getting started with NetScaler, have some basic networking skills This book does not require prior experience of NetScaler. What You Will Learn Configure different VPN solutions and learn about ICA Proxy, Unified Gateway and SSL VPN Set up load balancing for SharePoint, Exchange, Lync, SQL and other Citrix components Gain insights into traffic management with NetScaler, Wireshark, and Citrix Insight Protect your web services with an application firewall, HTTP, DOS, and AAA Optimize traffic using front-end optimization, caching, and compression Deploy a high availability environment Use NetScaler in public cloud providers such as Azure or Amazon Advance your network knowledge of TCP and SSL optimization In Detail With a large demand for responsive websites and availability of services, IT administrators are faced with an ever-rising need for services that are optimized for speed. NetScaler VPX is a software-based virtual appliance that provides users with the comprehensive NetScaler feature set. Implementing apps and cloud-based services is much easier with its increased service performance and integrated security features. This book will give you an insight into all the new features that NetScaler VPX™ has to offer. Starting off with the basics, you will learn how to set NetScaler up and configure it in a virtual environment including the new features available in version 11, such as unified gateway and portal theme customization. Next, the book will cover how to deploy NetScalar on Azure and Amazon, and you will also discover how to integrate it with an existing Citrix infrastructure. Next, you will venture into other topics such as load balancing Microsoft and Citrix solutions, configuring different forms of high availability Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB), and network optimization. You will also learn how to troubleshoot and analyze data using NetScaler's extensive array of features. Finally, you will discover how to protect web services using an application firewall and will get to grips with other features such as HTTP, DOS, and AAA. Style and approach This easy-to-follow guide is full of detailed step-by step-instructions on how to implement the key components in NetScaler, using real-world examples and sample scenarios.

Inside Citrix

The FlexCast Management Architecture

Author: Bas Van Kaam

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781530428526

Category:

Page: 508

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Inside Citrix - The FlexCast Management Architecture focuses on the FMA, mainly from an architectural point of view. It will discuss, in detail all of its main components and services, their primary roles and responsibilities, including some of the most common optional components, features and/or closely related technologies. From the basics to deep (er) dives where applicable, I will make sure to include something for everybody. Do note that this book is not meant as an installation and/or how-to manual, instead it will dive deeper into the FMA, the true foundation of Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp. Topics include but are not limited to: A deep dive into the FMA's main services, its evolution, a detailed overview on the user authentication, application enumeration and launch processes, Citrix printing, the ICA / HDX protocol, application delivery, MCS, PVS, troubleshooting, some history, fun facts and figures and (much) more. I have concluded each chapter with multiple key takeaways (a few hundred in total) and also included over 100 so-called FMA facts throughout the various chapters.

Getting Started with XenDesktop® 7.x

Author: Craig Thomas Ellrod

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1849689776

Category: Computers

Page: 422

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This is a step-by-step, task-based, practical guide to learning and getting your basic XenDesktop 7.x site up and running. It is fast, easy, and makes learning desktop and application virtualization simple. If you are a system administrator, consultant, or beginner who wants to implement and administer Citrix XenDesktop sites, then this book is for you. Familiarity with virtualization of desktops and applications and datacenter concepts will be helpful. The ability to read network diagrams and understand servers, data flow, clients, devices, and the interworking of these pieces will be beneficial.

Implementing DirectAccess with Windows Server 2016

Author: Richard M. Hicks

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484220595

Category: Computers

Page: 279

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Learn how to design, plan, implement, and support a secure remote access solution using DirectAccess in Windows Server 2016. Remote Access has been included in the Windows operating system for many years. With each new operating system release, new features and capabilities have been included to allow network engineers and security administrators to provide remote access in a secure and cost-effective manner. DirectAccess in Windows Server 2016 provides seamless and transparent, always on remote network connectivity for managed Windows devices. DirectAccess is built on commonly deployed Windows platform technologies and is designed to streamline and simplify the remote access experience for end users. In addition, DirectAccess connectivity is bidirectional, allowing administrators to more effectively manage and secure their field-based assets. Implementing DirectAccess with Windows Server 2016 provides a high-level overview of how DirectAccess works. The vision and evolution of DirectAccess are outlined and business cases and market drivers are explained. DirectAccess is evaluated against traditional VPN and this book describes the Windows platform technologies that underpin this solution. In addition, this book: Explains how the technology works and the specific IT pain points that it addresses Includes detailed, prescriptive guidance for those tasked with implementing DirectAccess using Windows Server 2016 Addresses real-world deployment scenarios for small and large organizations Contains valuable tips, tricks, and implementation best practices for security and performance“/li> What you’ll learn A high-level understanding of the various remote access technologies included in Windows Server 2016. Common uses cases for remote access, and how best to deploy them in a secure, stable, reliable, and highly available manner. Valuable insight in to design best practices and learn how to implement DirectAccess and VPN with Windows Server 2016 according to deployment best practices. Who This Book Is For IT administrators, network, and security administrators and engineers, systems management professionals, compliance auditors, and IT executive management (CIO, CISO) are the target audience for this title.

Citrix® XenApp® 6.5 Expert Cookbook

Author: Esther Barthel MSc

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1849685231

Category: Computers

Page: 420

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This is an expert level guide that enables you to employ the Citrix XenApp tool to host an effective and secured application virtualization interface. Recipes containing numerous tips and examples are well organized, and cover the advanced concepts of building a robust virtualization infrastructure. If you are a Citrix XenApp expert and wish to enhance your skills by learning the advanced features and configurations of a XenApp, then this book is for you. This is a follow up to the Getting Started with Citrix XenApp 6.5 Packt Publishing book. Server administrators willing to explore management and monitoring tools who wish to automate Citrix XenApp configurations with PowerShell scripting will certainly be at ease with this book.

Citrix XenDesktop Implementation

A Practical Guide for IT Professionals

Author: Gareth R. James

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9781597495837

Category: Computers

Page: 484

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Citrix XenDesktop Implementation explores the implementation of Citrix XenDesktop, a virtual desktop infrastructure solution. After introducing the desktop virtualization, the book discusses the installation of a desktop delivery controller through advanced XenDesktop Client Settings. This book briefly discusses the work of desktop delivery controller mechanisms followed by its installation process, integration process of XenDesktop with Microsoft Active Directory, and the configuration of the desktop delivery controller. It then examines the process of installing the virtual desktop onto the server infrastructure, and it follows the installation and integration onto Xen Server, Hyper-V, and VMware hypervisors. Furthermore, it discusses the advanced configuration settings. The book covers the installation of the Citrix Provisioning Server and its fundamental configuration. It also explores the configuration of Citrix XenApp for Application provisioning, the integration of virtual applications, and the implementation of virtual profiles into the virtual desktop. The book concludes by explaining the advanced XenDesktop client settings on audio, video, and peripherals. Ideal one-stop handbook for implementing a Citrix XenDesktop virtual desktop solution Includes all technical details required for you to evaluate how Citrix XenDesktop would integrate into your existing environment Covers integration with VMware ESX/vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V including System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) and Citrix XenServer