CNS-205 Citrix NetScaler 10 Essentials and Networking — A 5 day course

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The objective of the CNS-205 Citrix NetScaler 10 Essentials course is to provide concepts necessary to initially configure, implement, monitor, and secure a NetScaler system.

This course is designed specifically for learners who have limited or no NetScaler experience. In order to successfully complete this course, learners will have access to hands-on exercises within a virtual lab environment.

This course is based on the Citrix NetScaler 10.0 product. The skills and fundamental concepts learned are common to earlier product versions


Upon successful completion of the Citrix CNS 205 course, learners are able to:


Getting Started

Basic Networking

High Availability

Securing NetScaler

Basic Load Balancing

SSL Offload

Global Server Load Balancing

AppExpert Classic Policy Engine

AppExpert Default Policy Engine

Rewrite, Responder, and URL Transformation

Content Switching

Optimizing Traffic


Monitoring and Management


This course has been retired and is no longer available.

Suitable For

The Citrix CNS-205 training course is recommended for learners who are:

For administrators interested in integrating NetScaler as an access gateway, please refer CAG-200 Implementing Citrix Access Gateway 9.0 Enterprise Edition.


This Citrix CNS205 training course is recommended for learners who:


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 10

Exam: A28 Citrix NetScaler 10 Essentials and Networking

Prepare with CNS-205 Citrix NetScaler 10 Essentials

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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