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In this intermediate Citrix CCA–N training, Keith Barker covers the objectives in the 1Y0-253 exam, which is the one required exam to earn the Citrix Certified Associate - Networking (CCA–N) certification.
For IT professionals who have found themselves working toward a networking specialization for a Citrix shop, this CCA–N training is invaluable. This CCA–N training on Citrix virtualization is perfect for experienced networking professionals looking to improve their understanding of network virtualization, or any IT professional interested in developing a lucrative specialty in network virtualization.
After finishing this CCA–N training, you'll know how to install and configure a Citrix NetScaler load balancer and gateway in a virtualization environment such as Citrix XenDesktop/XenApp 7.x.
This Citrix course is based on the Citrix NetScaler 10.5 product, and the fundamental concepts taught in these Nuggets are common to earlier NetScaler versions as well. Work alongside Keith in a lab environment to practice the NetScaler techniques learned in this course.
For anyone who leads a technology team that uses Citrix products, this CCA–N training can be used for 1Y0-253 exam prep, for on-boarding new network administrators, or as part of a team training plan.
CCA – N: What You Need to Know
This Citrix Certified Associate - Networking (CCA–N) training steps through the 1Y0-253 exam objectives, and covers topics such as:
- Assessing infrastructure needs for NetScaler implementation
- Designing implementation plan, including required authentication methods
- Enabling remote access, virtual servers, and networking
- Configuring native compliance and security capabilities
- Integrating NetScaler with Citrix, Microsoft and third-party technologies
- Configuring redundancy and high availability solutions
- Setting up auditing, monitoring and reporting
- Troubleshooting NetScaler issues
Who Should Take CCA–N Training?
This CCA–N training is considered associate-level Citrix training, which means it was designed for network administrators. This 1Y0-253 course is valuable for new IT professionals with at least a year of experience with network virtualization and experienced network administrators looking to validate their Citrix skills.
New or aspiring network administrators. Network administrators with about a year of experience will benefit from the credibility this Citrix networking and network virtualization training can give them. After this 1Y0-253 course, early-career network admins and sysadmins will be able to act confidently on Citrix networks and in dealing with network virtualization. Knowing the fundamentals of setting up and maintaining the particularities of Citrix networks will pay off your entire career.
Experienced network administrators. Network administrators with a few years of experience can frequently find themselves at a crossroads in their careers. If they’ve spent the early parts of their career generalizing their knowledge and focusing on a breadth of familiarity with network administration, they may be useful to their workcenter, but not be poised to advance and promote without a specialty. With this 1Y0-253 training, you can choose Citrix and network virtualization as the specialization that sets you apart. This associate-level training will be a breeze for those already familiar with networking fundamentals but is nevertheless valuable for the new information you’ll find about Citrix.