Tag: load_balancer

  1. (Son of) Monitoring Secure LDAP Servers Using Citrix NetScaler

    NetScaler logo

    A couple of years back, my colleague, Holger Fuessler, did a bang-up job of blogging about Citrix NetScaler capabilities for monitoring Secure LDAP servers. Since then, the capabilities in this area have done nothing but improve in NetScaler, and that's great news! With the release of 11.0 recently, and the first released build--55.23--there is new feature to monitor Secure LDAP natively without the modification of Perl scripts, ...

    Read More

  2. NetScaler Policies – Simplifies Client-IP Insertion on Backend


    As the CDN networks and Secure Web Gateways grow in terms of practical usage, it becomes even more challenging to preserve the Client-IP throughout the path to the last leg. We get this question often.  We addressed it directly in this 2012 blog post: (http://blogs.citrix.com/2012/08/31/using-tcp-options-for-client-ip-insertion/). What we did not cover was the actual implementation of this concept as how one can read the IP address ...

    Read More

  3. Multi-Tenancy Redefined With Admin Partitions


    The Core Requirement for Datacenter Deployments Has become the ability to run multiple services or instances on same infrastructure. The end customer use case for doing so results into the definition of Multi-tenancy.  It has been a requirement from many years and we were the first ADC vendor to introduce True and Complete Multi-tenant solution with NetScaler SDX platform.   NetScaler SDX defines Multi-tenancy across the software and ...

    Read More

  4. NetScaler 10.5 Brings Altogether New ADC Experience

    I've been thinking about writing this blog from past couple weeks, but NetScaler 10.5 kept us busy with the uptake we saw as the GA build was released. The NetScaler Product Group brings out a major release every year and there is always lots of excitement around the major releases. This release has excited as well wowed our customers and partners with its new capabilities and ...

    Read More

  5. Now Available: Cisco Validated Design for FlexPod Datacenter with Citrix XenDesktop 7.1 and XenServer 6.2 SP1

    Blog post on Rainier CVD cover

    I’m very excited to announce the release of a new Cisco Validated Design (CVD) that documents a reference architecture and the scalability tests we completed over the past few months.  This architecture integrates Citrix XenDesktop and XenServer with the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) and NetApp storage to build an enterprise-ready virtualization solution.  During our test, the design showed excellent performance and scalability with a combined ...

    Read More

  6. NetScaler MobileStream™ – Improves Mobile App Performance by 5X

    Optimization… is a well-researched and debated term for long time and NetScaler as an ADC excels in traffic optimization for various applications, protocols and use cases. In last decade whenever the term “Optimization” came in, it always referred to how one can optimize the performance and efficiency of applications and severs. Today the situation has changed drastically with Mobility coming into play. Enterprises have embraced ...

    Read More

  7. NetScaler Cluster – How the New IP Sub System Works

    Couple months back I wrote an introductory blog on NetScaler Cluster (http://blogs.citrix.com/2013/09/12/netscaler-cluster-the-way-ahead/) and always wanted to follow up with more blogs and data around this awesome technology and architecture. As we see more and more customers moving towards Cluster adoption, here is the next level data on important concepts.   NetScaler has couple important types of IP addressing schemes in the system. As a NetScaler user I ...

    Read More

  8. The Grand Party at Mobile World Congress 2014

    Last week was pretty busy with Citrix’s participation at Mobile World Congress, Barcelona. This is one of the largest events worldwide and would not be wrong to say that 100s of Indian marriages were happening at same place and same time :)   Now you have an idea about the crowd and kiosks one had to go through every day. Great thing about this event is that ...

    Read More

  9. SiteMinder moves in with NetScaler

    The need for strong identity and access management (IAM) is essential to the secured operation of complex web properties and services. Integration of multi-factor authentication, single sign on (SSO) and strong access governance are an absolute requirement for operating in today's compliance and threat environment.. All too often - in the haste to get an application online or updated - security is lost to convenience. Reality ...

    Read More

  10. Where’s a next-gen firewall when you need one? Anywhere you want!

    Protecting today's dynamic applications and data demands agile security measures that span from networks to web properties and into the cloud.  Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) technologies are required protect the integrity of network and web protocols and services, as well as thwarting constantly-evolving advanced threats and malware.  Application Delivery Controllers (ADC's) are required to assure availability by preventing Denial of Service (DoS) and Distributed Denial of ...

    Read More