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Course Details

  • Course Overview
  • Skills Gained
  • Instructional Method
  • Prerequisites
  • Syllabus

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify common web attacks and vulnerabilities
  • Write PERL compatible regular expressions
  • Understand how to utilize the adaptive learning engine
  • Configure AppFirewall to protect web applications
  • Utilize NetScaler Secure Insight to Monitor, Manage and report on Application Services security
  • Troubleshoot AppFirewall
  • Manage multiple NetScaler platforms centrally
  • Orchestrate configuration changes
  • Report on transactions passing through the NetScaler

This  course  is  an instructor-led  training course with  classroom discussion,  demonstrations,  and the practical  application  of  concepts  through  hands-on  exercises.

Certification Preparation

This  course  is  not  currently associated with  any Citrix  certification program exams.


This  course  is  intended  for  system administrators or  network operations  personnel who  configure  and administer  Citrix  NetScaler  products.
Recommended pre-requisite courses:

• CNS-102 NetScaler Overview
• CNS-220 Citrix NetScaler Essentials and Traffic Management
• CNS-222 Citrix NetScaler Essentials and Unified Gateway

Topic Outline

Application Firewall Overview
• AppFirewall solution Security Model (include signature)
• Overview of types of attacks
• Adaptive Learning Engine
• Packet Processing and Inspection
• Log Files – view violations

Policies and Profiles
• Profiles
• Policies
• Engine Settings

Regular Expressions
• Forms of Regular Expressions
• Using Regular Expressions
• Metacharacters and Literal Characters
• Escapes
• Quantifiers
• Back Referencing
• Lookaheads
• Regular Expression Scope

Attacks and Protections
• Data Flow with AppFirewall
• Security Checks
• AppFirewall Actions
• Adaptive Learning
• Signatures
• Code Quality (HTML Comment Striping)
• Buffer Overflow
• SQL injection
• Cross-Site Scripting
• Cookie Tampering
• Cookie Protection
• Parameter Tampering
• Server Misconfiguration
• Form Protections
• Identity Theft - CC – Safe Object
• URL Protections – Start URL and Deny URL

Application Firewall Troubleshooting and Monitoring
• Security Insight
• HTTP Callout
• Rate-Limit
• AppQOE
• IP Reputation

• NetScaler MAS Introduction and Configuration
• Using NetScaler MAS to Manage and Monitor NetScalers
• Using NetScaler MAS to Manage NetScaler configurations

MAS analytics Optimization
• Caching
• Frontend Optimization
• TCP/HTTP optimization

NetScaler Web Logging


  • Network Administrator
  • System Administrators

Public Program Schedule

Course Name Duration Brochure Location Schedule Enroll
Citrix ADC 12.x Advanced Concepts - Security, Management and Optimization (CNS-320) 5 days 0 Register

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  • How does a live-online class differ from a standard classroom delivery?
  • What time do classes begin ?
  • What can students expect from class ?
  • When and where can I write exam? What is validity of exam voucher ?
  • How to redeem a Citrix Education voucher ?
  • How long will it take to receive my certificate after I pass the exam ?
  • How long is a Citrix certification valid ?
  • What happens to my certification status after three years?
  • Who will be my trainer?
  • How do I pay?
  • What are your cancellation & refund policy?

Our live online classes are conducted in the same manner as our classroom classes, using the same manuals and lab equipment. Just as in our classroom classes, each online student is assigned a set of remote lab equipment including an ESXi host and various pre-configured Virtual machines, as the specific class they are attending requires. The students connect to the lab environment using Microsoft’s Remote Display Protocol (RDP) in order to perform the lab exercises. The vast majority of our online students find the class experience equivalent to or better than a classroom delivered class.

Class begins at 9:30 am and ends at 5:30 pm(IST).

Class will be 50:50 mixture of theory and practical. You will get labs and soft copy of courseware from Citrix.

You can write exam in any Pearson VUE testing center. Vouchers are valid for 1 calendar year.

You may login to Citrix education portal and you shall find a link to redeem your Citrix Education voucher.

After a candidate passes all the requirements for a certification, Citrix will either email or mail a certificate to the contact information on file in Certification Manager. Physical certificates reach in 2-4 weeks within the United States and 6-8 weeks internationally.

CCEE, CCIA, Virtualization, Networking and Mobility certifications are valid for three years from your certification date. CCA and CCAA certifications are subject to retirement by Citrix. Before your certification expires, you may be eligible to pursue an update path to maintain your certification.

After three years, your certification expires. To maintain your certification, you will need to pass the current certification exam, or if applicable, pursue the update path.

All our trainers are Citrix Certified Instructors. Our representative will share trainer profile once you start talking to our team.

We accept all modes of payment. If you are being nominated by your organization, your organization need to release PO before the course start date. If you are an individual you can pay through credit / debit cards, online transfer (RTGS/NEFT) to our account 7 days prior to the course start date.

  • In a highly unlikely event of cancellation of batch from our end, we shall refund 100% that is paid by you. If client choose to cancel for any reasons, below is the terms.
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration 5 or more calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – No cancellation charges
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration less than 5 calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – cancellation charges 100% of the course fee
  • If you do not show up for the event, or cancel on the day of the event - cancellation charges 100% of the course fee

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