Citrix Access Gateway 8.1 Enterprise Edition: Administration

2 Day Course
Code CX1310AI

This course has been retired in favour of the newer v9.0 course.


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Deploying the Access Gateway (2 topics)

  • Access Gateway Features
  • Access Gateway Product Line

Performing an Initial Installation and Configuration (2 topics)

  • Access Gateway Installation
  • Initial Configuration

Performing Basic Administration (2 topics)

  • Access Gateway Administrative Tools
  • Access Gateway Management

Configuring Policies (5 topics)

  • Policy Structure
  • Policy Types and Their Uses
  • Policy Expressions
  • Policy Priority
  • Policy Manager

Configuring Access Policies (7 topics)

  • Endpoint Analysis
  • Authentication Policies
  • Authorization Policies
  • Session Policies
  • Timeout Settings
  • Client Cleanup
  • Split Tunneling

Providing User Access (3 topics)

  • Plugin Options and Configuration
  • Connection Methods
  • Client Software Selection

Customizing the User Experience (5 topics)

  • Intranet Applications
  • Intranet IP Addresses
  • Traffic Policies
  • TCP Compression Policies
  • Login Page Customization

Securing XenApp Connections (5 topics)

  • XenApp Overview
  • ICA Proxy Mode
  • Web Interface Connections through Access Gateway
  • File Type Association
  • SmartAccess

Auditing and Logging (4 topics)

  • Syslog and Nslog Auditing
  • Access Gateway Log Management
  • Monitoring Tool
  • User Connection Management

Configuring High Availability (3 topics)

  • Introduction to High Availability
  • HA Node Configuration
  • HA Management


Before taking this course, Citrix recommends that learners possess the following knowledge/experience: Basic knowledge of application and network protocols, devices and commonly used tools (such as IP, HTTP and DNS) Basic knowledge of network management and auditing protocols (such as SNMP and Syslog) Working knowledge of basic routing and layer 2 switching concepts Working knowledge of commonly used network appliances (such as load balancers, firewalls, routers and switches) Practical experience with troubleshooting tools (such as protocol analyzers Ethereal/WireShark and NetMon) Knowledge of AAA (authentication, authorization and accounting) protocols (such as LDAP or RADIUS) Basic knowledge of command line interfaces Basic knowledge of VPN concepts Knowledge of desktop operating systems and desktop security concepts (such as antivirus software and personal firewalls)