1Y0-250 Citrix Exam Resource Guide Part 1

1Y0-250 Implementing Citrix NetScaler 10 for App and Desktop Solutions

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Section 1: Assessing infrastructure needs for the NetScaler implementation

 

1.1

 

Task Description: Verify the objectives of the NetScaler implementation

 

Testing Aspect: What

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/web-interface-impington/wi-web-interface-components-gransden.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-gateway-101/ng-ldap-authen-configure-tsk.html

 

1.2

 

Task Description: Determine the services to be provided including the resources to be accessed (i.e. XenDesktop, XenApp, custom websites, cover CAG, VIPs for web services, vpn, etc.)

 

Testing Aspect: What

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-gateway-101/ng-config-xm-wizard-config-ng-settings-tsk.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/ns-system-10-1-map/ns-ag-wi-config--wi-site-remote-usrs-usng-agee-tsk.html

 

1.3

 

Task Description: Scope the user access needs

 

Testing Aspect: What

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-gateway-101/ng-connect-cloudgateway-storefront-con.html

 

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-gateway-101/ng-install-endpoint-analysis-requirements-con.html

 

(1.4 purposely excluded. See the 1Y0-250 Exam Prep Guide.)

 

1.5

 

Task Description: Determine the type of user devices in the environment

 

Testing Aspect: Why

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/ns-reference-map-10-1/netscaler-crg-aaa-preauthenticationpolicy-ref.html

 

1.6

 

Task Description: Identify connection types

 

Testing Aspect: How

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-gateway-101/ng-checklist-10-1-con.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/ns-main-appexpert-10-1-map/netscaler-rate-limiting-gen-wrapper-10-con.html

 

1.7

 

Task Description: Identify which servers/services require load balancing

 

Testing Aspect: What

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-traffic-management-10-1-map/ns-lb-customizing-lbalgorithms-wrapper-con.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/ns-faq-map/ns-faq-ssl-ref.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/ns-main-appexpert-10-map/ns-pi-where-classic-pol-use-con.html

 

 

Section 2: Designing the NetScaler implementation

 

2.1

 

Task Description: Develop the implementation plan

 

Testing Aspect: What (things to consider)

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/ni-10-1-map/ni-troubleshoot-syslog-intro.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-gateway-101/ng-deploy-xa-xd-con.html

 

2.2

 

Task Description: Given the authentication methods you have, determine how to authenticate (authentication method) in that environment

 

Testing Aspect: What (method(s) to use)

 

http://ondemand.manageengine.com/service-desk/ad-sso-integration.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-gateway-101/ng-authen-saml-con.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-gateway-101/ng-authen-config-saml-tsk.html

 

2.3

 

Task Description: Identify the access requirements for the environment that impact how NetScaler will get implemented

 

Testing Aspect: What (are the access requirements)

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-getting-started-map-10-1/ns-gen-setup-ns-10-1-wrapper-con.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-getting-started-map-10-1/ns-nw-config-ha-pair-intro.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-getting-started-map-10-1/ns-nw-add-ha-node-tsk.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/ns-faq-map-10-1/ns-faq-config-utility-ref.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-vpx-10-1/ns-gen-verify-config-chk-con.html

 

2.4

 

Task Description: Identify pre-requisites for implementing certain features, such as global server load balancing, firewall port considerations (which TCP ports are used?), etc

 

Testing Aspect: What (to consider)

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/ns-system-10-1-map/ns-cluster-setup-con.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-traffic-management-10-1-map/netscaler-gslb-gen-wrapper-10-con.html

 

 

Section 3: Building the solution to enable remote access

 

3.1

 

Task Description: Obtain and install licenses

 

Testing Aspect: How

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-gateway-101/ng-license-obtain-tsk.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-migration-10/ns-instpk-inst-ns-licns-tsk.html

 

(3.2 purposely excluded. See the 1Y0-250 Exam Prep Guide.)

 

3.3

 

Task Description: Determine when to use NetScaler IP (NSIP), Mapped IP (MIP) and Subnet IP (SNIP)

 

Testing Aspect: What/Which

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/ns-faq-map-10-1/ns-faq-load-balancing-ref.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-traffic-management-10-1-map/ns-lb-clienttraffic-usespecifiedsrcip-tsk.html

 

3.4

 

Task Description: Bind services/ service groups to Virtual Servers (vServers)

 

Testing Aspect: How

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-traffic-management-10-1-map/ns-lb-largescale-configsvcgrps-bind-member-tsk.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-traffic-management-10-1-map/ns-lb-setup-wrapper-con.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-traffic-management-10-1-map/ns-lb-setup-bindingservices-vserver-tsk.html

 

3.5

 

Task Description: Create custom monitors or modify existing monitors

 

Testing Aspect: How

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-traffic-management-10-1-map/ns-lb-monitors-builtin-xenapp-con.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-traffic-management-10-1-map/ns-lb-monitors-builtin-smtp-con.html

 

(3.6 purposely excluded. See the 1Y0-250 Exam Prep Guide.)

 

3.7

 

Task Description: Install SSL Certificates

 

Testing Aspect: How

 

http://support.citrix.com/article/ctx114146

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/ns-faq-map-10-1/ns-faq-ssl-ref.html

 

3.8

 

Task Description: Create policies by binding policies for services/service groups

 

Testing Aspect: How/What

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/ns-system-10-1-map/ns-http-server-spec-tsk.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-traffic-management-10-map/ns-lb-largescale-configsvcgrps-bind-monitor-tsk.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-getting-started-map-10/ns-gen-und-ns-ownd-ip-con.html

 

3.9

 

Task Description: Configure LDAP or Smart Card

 

Testing Aspect: What

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-gateway-101/ng-client-cert-smart-card-tsk.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-gateway-101/ng-ldap-authen-configure-tsk.html

 

3.10

 

Task Description: Create Virtual Servers (vServers)

 

Testing Aspect: How

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-traffic-management-10-1-map/ns-cs-howitworks-con.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-traffic-management-10-1-map/ns-lb-setup-creatingvserver-tsk.html

 

(3.11 purposely excluded. See the 1Y0-250 Exam Prep Guide.)

 

3.12

 

Task Description: Configure policies pre/post authentication as part of configuring NetScaler Gateway settings

 

Testing Aspect: When

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/access-gateway-10/agee-authen-configure-profiles-tsk.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/access-gateway-10/agee-authen-types-con.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-gateway-101/ng-double-dmz-install-sta-traffic-tsk.html

 

3.13

 

Task Description: Configure NetScaler Gateway settings including setting up ICA proxy, configuring smart access and NetScaler Gateway mode basic, or configuring max authentication users

 

Testing Aspect: How

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler-gateway-101/ng-virtual-server-ica-only-connections-tsk.html

http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX123839

 

3.14

 

Task Description: Customizing the User Experience including deploying the client, client options, customizing the Portal Page, location of important files (ns.conf, SSL certs, Licensing, web pages).

 

Testing Aspect: How

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/web-interface-impington/wi-customize-appearance-users-gransden.html

 

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/access-gateway-10/agee-client-connect-client-choices-config-options-tsk.html

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