Deploy and Manage Citrix SD-WAN - Essentials

3 Day Course
Hands On
Official Citrix Curriculum
Code CNS-230

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Students will learn the various SD-WAN implementations and deployment modes available, and how to choose the one that is right for their organization. They will take a tour of the underlying architecture of SD- WAN and learn how to differentiate between the various components. Students will understand how the different elements of SD-WAN come together to provide a better network experience. Topics include: Quality of Service, Classes of Service, Rules,Dynamic Routing, DHCP Services, Zero Touch Deployment and the SDWAN management tools available.

Hands-on labs are used throughout this course to provide students with exposure to the product.

This course is currently on Citrix SD-WAN version 10.x


After completing this course you should be able to :

  • Understand the deployment options available
  • Complete the initial configuration and management of Citrix SD-WAN
  • Understand the provisioning and management considerations
  • Understand the SD-WAN security considerations
  • Understand the SD-WAN optimizations available

Target Audience

IT Professionals looking to deploy or manage Citrix SD-WAN.

Additional Information

Recommended as preparation for the following exams:

  • CC-SDWAN Certification

Training Partners

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Citrix SD-WAN Introduction and Overview (3 topics)

  • Citrix SD-WAN Functionality
  • Platforms & Editions
  • Initial Configuration

Citrix SD-WAN Deployment Modes and Configuration (8 topics)

  • Deployment Mode Options
  • Multi-Region Deployment
  • Interface Groups
  • Virtual IP Addresses
  • WAN Links
  • Change Management
  • Upgrading Deployments
  • Zero Touch Deployment Options

Citrix SD-WAN Provisioning and Change Management (4 topics)

  • Appliance Architecture
  • SD-WAN Management Architecture Options
  • Packet Processing and Architecture
  • SD-WAN Services

Citrix SD-WAN Security Considerations (6 topics)

  • Citrix SD-WAN Physical Security
  • Appliance Security Considerations
  • Network Security
  • Stateful Firewall Considerations
  • Firewall Rules and Zones
  • Security Administration and Management

Citrix SD-WAN Quality of Service (6 topics)

  • Citrix SD-WAN Quality of Service
  • Classes of Service and Rules
  • Application Quality of Service
  • SD-WAN Transmit Modes
  • Bandwidth Provisioning
  • Deep Packet Inspection

Citrix SD-WAN Optimizations (5 topics)

  • Dynamic Routing
  • IPsec Termination
  • MPLS Queues
  • Path State Sensitivity Control
  • Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol Support


Attendees should meet the following pre-requisites:

  • Understanding of different computer networks such as LAN and WAN
  • Familiarity with data-carrying techniques, including Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), Metro Ethernet, and VPN tunneling
  • Understanding of techniques for increasing data transfer efficiencies / WAN optimization
  • General understanding of branch network technologies; Routing, Firewall, DHCP, Internet control, Quality of Service

Relevant Certifications

  • The Citrix NetScaler SD-WAN Certification validates the knowledge required to successfully configure NetScaler SD-WAN to increase WAN throughput, reliability and performance.

Scheduled Dates

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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 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
CNS-230 3 Days $1,995

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