We have now gone through the basics of NetScaler, covering the basics and the definition of an ADC, how it works, and also a bit on the different models and editions we can choose from. We also went through some advanced feature modes, and how NetScaler processes traffic for a sample web service. Lastly, we looked at how NetScaler handles traffic for a load-balanced service, and how we can add VLANs.

So, to sum it up, this is what we did to get NetScaler up and running:

  • Imported the virtual machine in a virtual environment or in a public cloud
  • Performed the initial setup of NetScaler using CLI by setting the NSIP
  • Changed the default password from nsroot
  • Added a platform license to enable more features
  • Added additional IP addresses, such as SNIP, ...

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