Citrix ADC Advanced Concepts - Management and Optimization

2 Day Course
Hands On
Official Citrix Curriculum
Code CNS319

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Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online


This two-day management and optimization course is designed for students with previous NetScaler experience who are looking to master the deployment and usage of the NetScaler Management and Analytics System (MAS).

You will  gain the skills needed to automate and manage network services for scaleout of application architectures, and to optimize NetScaler-managed application delivery traffic. The curriculum focuses on centrally managing multiple NetScaler platforms, orchestrating configuration changes, reporting on transactions, visualizing infrastructure and planning infrastructure expansion. You will also learn how to implement NetScaler features, including caching, front-end optimization, NetScaler web logging and TCP/HTTP optimization, to optimize traffic managed by your NetScaler environment.

This course can be attended as a standlaone course or combined with CNS-318 in course CNS-320


After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Manage multiple NetScaler platforms centrally
  • Orchestrate configuration changes 
  • Report on transactions passing through the NetScaler environment
  • Visualize infrastructure and plan expansion 

Target Audience

Experienced individuals who will be deploying NetScaler Management and Analytics System (MAS) to administer a Citrix NetScaler environment or optimize NetScaler-managed application delivery traffic.

Additional Information

Recommended as preparation for exams:

  • 1Y0-340 - Citrix NetScaler Advanced Topics – Security, Management, and Optimization

As part of this course, students will receive the following materials:

  • Access to a lab environment for the duration of the course
  • Lab exercise guide 
  • Access to final course deliverables including copies of all official materials presented by the instructor with additional notes and references as well as videos with experts throughout Citrix around course topics and lab exercises. 

Training Partners

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NetScaler MAS Introduction (4 topics)

  • An introduction to MAS
  • MAS Deployment and Configuration
  • Deploying MAS in High Availability
  • MAS Instance Management

Managing and Monitoring MAS (4 topics)

  • Inventory Management
  • User Management
  • Analytics and Automation
  • SSL Certificate Management

Managing NetScaler Configuration (3 topics)

  • Application Management
  • StyleBooks
  • Configuration Management

NetScaler Web Logging (3 topics)

  • Understanding Web Traffic
  • Installing and configuring NetScaler Web Logging
  • Troubleshooting NetScaler Web Logging

NetScaler Integrated Caching (5 topics)

  • Introduction to Integrated Caching
  • Static and Dynamic Content
  • Request and Response Process Flow
  • Understanding Cache Policies
  • Identifying Content Group Settings

Front-End Optimization (4 topics)

  • Improving Content Delivery
  • Front-End Optimization Use Cases
  • Understanding Minification
  • CSS Optimizations

Tuning and Optimizations (4 topics)

  • Connections on the NetScaler
  • Connection Profiles
  • Queuing on the NetScaler
  • Connection Tuning Practices


Citrix recommends students prepare for this course by taking the following courses:

  • CNS-102 -  NetScaler Overview 
  •  CNS-220 -  Citrix NetScaler Essentials and Traffic Management


  • CNS-222 -  Citrix NetScaler Essentials and Unified Gateway

Additional Learning

The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course.

  • Citrix ADC Essentials and Traffic Management

    This 5-day course enables delegates to gain an understanding of NetScaler features such as load balancing, SSL offload, classic and advanced expressions, rate limiting and AppExpert templates.

    5 Day Course Hands On Training Official Curriculum Course Code CNS2202
    Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online
  • Citrix ADC Essentials and Citrix Gateway

    This 5-day course enables delegates to gain an understanding of NetScaler 12 features such as load balancing, high availability and operations management.

    5 Day Course Hands On Training Official Curriculum Course Code CNS2222
    Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online

Scheduled Dates

Please select from the dates below to make an enquiry or booking.


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)
2 Days $2,355

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