Setup scenarios

When thinking about the deployment of NetScaler, a couple of things need to be taken into consideration:

  • How is the network layout between the users and the service?
  • What kind of network security is in place?
  • Is the business using Network Address Translation (NAT) or any other kind of firewall that requires configuration to allow traffic?
  • What service or application is going to be published?

A common scenario is load balancing some sort of a web service to external users. In such a scenario, a business might have a demilitarized zone and an intranet zone. One topology that can be used here is that NetScaler can be placed with one interface in the demilitarized zone and one interface in the intranet zone. This is also known as a two-armed ...

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