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Troubleshooting NetScaler by Raghu Varma Tirumalaraju

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Chapter 1. NetScaler Concepts at a Glance

The first chapter in this book naturally is a review of concepts that are key to the rest of the book. In this chapter, we will look at:

  • How the NetScaler file system is laid out and what folders we are likely to often visit when troubleshooting
  • The different address types and their purposes
  • Request Switching and Connection Multiplexing
  • The different modes of operation, their significance, and considerations

The NetScaler filesystem

The NetScaler code runs on top of FreeBSD as a userspace process, so it pays to understand the underlying file system structure.

Note

A question that comes up often, given the system is based on FreeBSD, is, "Is the system automatically vulnerable to any FreeBSD security issues that ...

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