Category «Netscaler»

Getting Started with Citrix SDWAN

A lot of organisations today use an expensive MPLS network to connect all their branch offices. With the fast emergence of online services and consumer driven products like Office 365, these networks are becoming increasingly strained. Where an MPLS network was originally designed for Thin Client and more traditional share-based access, we are now seeing …

Keeping your NetScaler A+ Rating on SSL Labs

If you think you have a NetScaler A+ rating on SSL labs, re-try your test and you might not anymore. The new AEAD Ciphers have been added to NetScaler as of build 12.0.56.20. To maintain an A+ Rating you need to modify your cipher suite to include these ciphers. Here is a code snippet for …

Active/Failover with NetScaler Access Gateway Edition

NetScaler is a great product, the Virtual Appliances share the same code base as the physical appliances and are still powerful Application Delivery Controllers. But what if you didn’t buy an ADC? What if you bought NetScaler Access Gateway Edition? This flavour of the appliance is primarily for Citrix ICA Proxy and is designed for …

Free Load Balancing with Citrix Netscaler

To start – This is aimed at Small to Medium businesses that need something better than Microsoft NLB but cannot afford an expensive enterprise solution. I want to add before I get into details that the paid version of Citrix NetScaler are awesome and worth the money you pay for them. They’re not just load …

Failure – Timeout During SSL Handshake Stage

I came across this error the other day when trying to load balance a couple of Skype for Business servers. These servers were 2012 R2 based and there wasn’t anything special about the certificate. After scratching my head thinking of things for a while and trying this and that, I resolved myself to using Wireshark …