Citrix Networking Assessment, Design, and Advanced Configuration

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Citrix Curriculum
Code CNS-420

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Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online


In this expert level 5-day training course you will be exposed to advanced networking and Citrix ADC concepts and configurations. Through lecture, lab exercises, and real-world case studies, you will learn to look critically at environment requirements, constraints, and business drivers to create a complex Citrix networking solution. Topics to be covered in this course include multi-site and multi-tenant deployments, advanced authentication and load balancing, and automation and orchestration and advanced troubleshooting.


After completing this course you should be able to:

  • How to identify and prioritize business drivers, constraints, and requirements using the Citrix Consulting methodology
  • Assess environment requirements and learn to apply leading design principles to address them in a multi-site Citrix ADC deployment
  • Apply advanced authentication and load balancing principles

Target Audience

Built for IT Professionals with extensive networking and Citrix ADC experience. This course is built for IT professionals who are responsible for defining the overall structure or architecture of a Citrix networking environment. This course encompasses advanced Citrix networking configurations and leading Citrix design principles.

Additional Information

Recommended as preparation for the following exam:

  • 1Y0-440 - Architecting a Citrix Network Solution

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Networking Methodology and Assessment (5 topics)

  • Understanding the Citrix methodology
  • Business Drivers and Requirementrs
  • User Segmentation
  • Application Assessment
  • Capabilities Assessment

NetScaler Deployment Architecture and Topology (3 topics)

  • Multi-Site Deployments
  • Multi Tennant Infrastructure
  • Cloud Deployments

Advanced Authentication and Authorization (4 topics)

  • Authorization Policies
  • Access Policies
  • NetScaler Gateway Authentication
  • nFactor Authentication

NetScaler Security (2 topics)

  • NetScaler Gateway
  • Application Firewall

VPN Configuration (2 topics)

  • VPN Configuration
  • Split Tunneling

Advanced Traffic Management (1 topic)

  • Advanced Load Balancing

Global Server Load Balancing (2 topics)

  • Advanced Global Server Load Balancing
  • Load Balancing Across Data Centers

NMAS Automation and Orchestration (5 topics)

  • Automation
  • Orchestration
  • StyleBooks
  • NMAS Double Hop Configuration

Advanced Troubleshooting (1 topic)

  • Troubleshooting Case Studies


This course assumes that the student has significant networking and Citrix Networking experience. Citrix recommends a comprehensive understanding of basic and intermediate Citrix ADC features and functionalities. Proficiency in the topics covered in CNS-220; CNS-222; and CNS-320 is strongly recommended.

Citrix course materials are only available to delegates in e-courseware format. Delegates will be provided with instructions on how to access their e-courseware on day one of the event. Those delegates who are attending via either virtual or extended classroom will be required to provide either three monitors (to view courseware, labs and instructor demos simultaneously) or two monitors and a mobile device. Delegates will be required to have an active TCC ( account in order to access course materials and labs.

Please set up Your TCC account up in advance of the course using the following link:

Please note: It is highly recommended that the delegate uses a personal email address (rather than company email) to set up their TCC account. If you do not wish to reference your company name when setting up your TCC account we recommend you use 'EDUCALC' as reference.

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Different pricing structures are available including special offers. These include early bird, late availability, multi-place, corporate volume and self-funding rates. Please arrange a discussion with a training advisor to discover your most cost effective option.

Code Location Duration Price Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug
Virtual Classroom (Virtual On-Line)
5 Days $3,595

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