Category Archives: NS Base Configuration

Citrix NetScaler Configuration Checklist (Base Configuration)

Citrix NetScaler Configuration Checklist (Base Configuration) Licensing Preparation (MAC Address, Serial Number, Hostname) Initial Configuration from CLI NetScaler IP Address (NSIP) Configuration - Management Purposes Subnet Mask and Default Gateway Option 4 - Save the settings Make sure deployment type is set to "NetScaler ADC" HTTP Web Access (default username and password) Initial Setup Wizard…
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Citrix NetScaler HA Configuration

Citrix NetScaler HA Configuration High Availability configuration of a Citrix NetScaler environment is comprised to 2 separate NetScaler appliances. One acting as Primary/Active and the other acting as Secondary/Passive. If the first NetScaler appliance quits accepting connections for any reason, the secondary appliance takes over and begins actively accepting connections. Configuring your NetScaler environment under…
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Citrix NetScaler Initial Setup Process

Citrix NetScaler Initial Setup Process This article documents the initial tasks needed after taking your Citrix NetScaler MPX or SDX appliance out of it's box that it was shipped in. Tasks covered include racking of the physical NetScaler appliance, power management, and management network connectivity setup and base configuration. Management access includes Lights Out Management…
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Citrix NetScaler Serial Console Connectivity

Citrix NetScaler Serial Console Connectivity In my experience, I have both observed and personally experienced a lot of small yet extremely annoying serial console port connectivity issues when configuring Citrix NetScaler physical appliances. The main example of which is experiencing session presentation and console display feedback issues. Content written to the actual console screen, not…
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Citrix NetScaler Maintenance Tasks

Citrix NetScaler Maintenance Tasks Under the post, we are going to review how to instructions for some of the more basic maintenance tasks available and extremely important to complete as a scheduled and common practice in order to successfully implement a new NetScaler network appliance configuration in addition to better maintaining and allowing for the…
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Citrix NetScaler VPX Base Configuration

Citrix NetScaler VPX Base Configuration In order to get started and on your way towards a successful setup, it is best to start by following these simply and ordered Citrix NetScaler VPX base configuration tasks/steps: Configuration Overview (High Level): Citrix NetScaler VPX Virtual Appliance Download VMware Environment - Import/Deploy OVF Template NS Virtual Appliance Base…
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