About Citrix ADC CPX

Citrix ADC CPX is a container-based application delivery controller that can be provisioned on a Docker host. Citrix ADC CPX enables customers to leverage Docker engine capabilities and use Citrix ADC load balancing and traffic management features for container-based applications. You can deploy one or more Citrix ADC CPX instances as standalone instances on a Docker host.

A Citrix ADC CPX instance provides throughput of up to 1 Gbps.

This document assumes that you are familiar with Docker and how it works. For information about Docker, see the Docker documentation at https://docs.docker.com.

Supported Features

Citrix ADC CPX supports the following features:

  • Application availability
    • L4 load balancing and L7 content switching
    • SSL Offloading
    • IPv6 protocol translation
  • Application security
    • L7 rewrite and responder
  • Simple manageability
    • Web logging
    • AppFlow
  • Application optimization
    • Integrated caching
  • BGP Routing and Route Health Injection (RHI)
  • Web Application Firewall (WAF)
  • AAA Application Traffic
  • High Availability (both Layer 2 and Layer 3)

Supported Platforms

Citrix ADC CPX is supported on the following platforms:

  • Docker version 1.12 and above
  • Kubernetes
  • Red Hat OpenShift