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Instant Citrix Security How-to

Carmel Jacob

A guide to bulletproofing your enterprise environment with the excellent security features in Citrix
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Book Details

ISBN 139781849686723
Paperback74 pages

About This Book

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
  • Simple and detailed security implementations for your existing or brand new Citrix deployments
  • Solutions to your network environment problems
  • Using case studies you will be guided through solutions to real life problems.


Who This Book Is For

This guide gets new users up and running with Citrix Netscaler in simple practical steps and also acts as a refresher to those with some experience of the product and its features.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Instant Citrix Security How-to
Day one – deployment in a DMZ network (Must know)
Triple A (Must know)
Controlling surge/burst (Must know)
Content switching (Must know)
Zombie cleanup (Must know)
Disaster recovery (Should know)
DOS and attack preventions (Should know)
Learning Application Firewall (Must know)
The Access Gateway integration for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop (Become an expert)
Network management (Must know)

What You Will Learn

  • Set up Netscaler in DMZ Zone with features such as slow start and external authentication
  • Learn about authentication, authorisation, and auditing features
  • Learn how to redirect traffic based on the content of traffic hitting the Netscaler as well as advanced features such as modifying the HTTP headers to suit the client needs
  • Reduce the number of idle connections to reduce memory and CPU usage
  • Prevent DOS attacks, at any level, even at TCP/IP
  • Learn about the Application Firewall module.
  • Control surge and ebb traffic


In Detail

With the rise of cloud computing and virtualization comes a whole new threat to business security.  When dealing with highly confidential information you need your security to be bulletproof. This book will help you do that.

"Instant Citrix Security How-to" will allow you to achieve simplicity in security when dealing with real life examples. This guide will give your systems that extra layer of protection when they need it most. This book could be the difference between secure data and stolen data.

Starting with how to deploy a Citrix Netscaler on DMZ this book presents you with options, their uses, and features that can be enabled. In order to ensure each recipe gives you the most benefit, case studies are included to show you real life implications of your decisions.

This book will guide you through the world of load balancing using both content switching and redirection. We will also discuss load balancing based on geographical location and disaster recovery methods.

The number of features within each module to reduce server load and CPU is astounding and will make your life, the end user, a walk in the park.


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