CNS-203-1I Basic Administration for Citrix NetScaler 9.2 — A 5 day course

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Retired Course; no longer available


This course has been retired and replaced by the following Citrix NetScaler 10 courses:-

CNS-204U Citrix NetScaler 10 Skills Update

CNS-205 Citrix NetScaler 10 Essentials & Networking

CNS-206 Implementing Citrix NetScaler 10 for Desktop Virtualization

This CNS-203-1I Basic Administration for Citrix NetScaler 9.2 course (also known as CNS2031I, CNS-2031I, CNS-2031 and CNS2031) covers the initial configuration and administration of Citrix NetScaler 9.2.

Delegates gain an understanding of NetScaler features such as load balancing, SSL offload, classic and advanced expressions, caching, compression, content switching, and AppExpert templates.

Interactive instructor-led discussion and hands-on labs and exercises guide learners through administrator tasks preparing them to manage Citrix NetScaler 9.2 deployments.


Upon successful completion of this course, learners are able to:

Suitable For

This course is intended for system administrators or network operations personnel, who configure and administer Citrix NetScaler products.


Before taking this course, Citrix recommends that learners have the following:


Citrix credentials distinguish an elite set of IT professionals who have proven their expertise in Citrix solutions, opening doors to a multitude of personal and professional rewards. Organised into three levels of certification based on job roles, Citrix certification is the the best way to prove knowledge and experience to employers, hiring managers or clients.

Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)

For IT administrators, the CCA validates the skills necessary to implement a specific Citrix product.

CCA for Citrix NetScaler 9

Exam: A21 Basic Administration for Citrix NetScaler 9.2

Prepare with CNS-203 Basic Administration for Citrix NetScaler 9.2

In order to adequately prepare for a Citrix certification exam, it is highly recommend that individuals take the related preparatory training. Each training course focuses on building a skill set that addresses complex testing scenarios, but more importantly, the demands of on-the-job problem solving.

In addition to taking the recommended training courses, know what to expect on test day by downloading the related certification exam prep guide. Each exam prep guide provides important information you will need to be successful, including the skills measured, topics covered, exam format, and most importantly, the recommended preparation. Access exam prep guides by logging into

Exams are not included as part of the course nor in the course fee.

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Details of all Citrix Certifications will be found at the following link:-

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This course has been retired and is no longer available.


Introductions and Course Overview

Introducing and Deploying Citrix NetScaler


Configuring High Availability

Securing Citrix NetScaler

Configuring Load Balancing

Configuring SSL Offload

Configuring Global Server Load Balancing

Using AppExpert Classic to Optimize Traffic

Using AppExpert with Responder, Rewrite and URL Transformation

Using AppExpert for Content Switching

Using AppExpert to Optimize Traffic