Supportability matrix for Citrix ADC cluster

Clustering in Citrix ADC appliance supports a wide-spread of features in Citrix ADC configurations.

The following table lists the Citrix ADC appliance configurations and also provides the status of the features across releases.

Important

The “Node-level” entry in the table indicates that the feature is supported only on individual cluster nodes.

Cluster Configuration 10.5 11.0 11.1 12.0 12.1
SSL FIPS No No No No No
SSL Certificate Bundle No No No No No
Content switching actions; Note: The content switching feature is supported from NetScaler 10.1 onwards. Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Policy-based logging for content switching policies Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rate limiting Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Action analytics Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Citrix SD-WAN load balancing Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
GSLB Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
RTSP No No Yes Yes Yes
DNSSEC No No No No No
DNS64 No No No No No
FTP No Yes; Note: Supported from NetScaler 11.0 Build 62.x onwards. Yes Yes Yes
TFTP No No No Yes Yes
Connection mirroring No No No No No
Integrated caching Node-level Node-level Node-Level Node-Level Node-Level
Large shared cache Node-level Node-level Node-Level Node-Level Node-Level
Application firewall Node-level Yes Yes Yes Yes
HTTP Denial-of-Service Protection (HDOSP) Node-level Node-level Node-Level Node-Level Node-Level
Priority queuing (PQ) Node-level Node-level Node-Level Node-Level Node-Level
Sure connect (SC) Node-level Node-level Node-Level Node-Level Node-Level
AppQoE Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Surge protection Node-level Node-level Node-Level Node-Level Node-Level
MPTCP Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Striped SNIPs Yes Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters. Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters. Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters. Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters.
MSR Yes Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters. Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters. Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters. Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters.
IS-IS (IPv4 and IPv6) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Jumbo Frames Yes Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters. Yes Yes Yes
IP-IP tunneling Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Link load balancing Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
FIS (Failover Interface Set) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Link redundancy (LR) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
NAT46 No No No No No
NAT64 No No No No No
RNAT6 No No Yes Yes Yes
LSN/CGNAT No No No No Yes
IPv6 ReadyLogo No No No Yes Yes
Traffic domains Yes Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters. Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters. Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters. Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters.
Route monitor No No Yes; Only with DR. Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters. Yes Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters.
GRE tunneling (CB) No No No No No
Layer 2 mode Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Net profiles Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
HTTPS callout Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
AAA-TM Node-level Node-level Yes Yes Yes
AppFlow Node-level Node-level Node-Level Node-Level Node-Level
Web Insight No No Yes Yes Yes
HDX Insight No No Yes Yes Yes
VMAC/VRRP Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
NetScaler Push No No No No No
Stateful Connection Failover No No No No No
Graceful Shutdown No No No No Yes
DBS AutoScale No No No No No
DSR using TOS No No No No No
Finer Startup-RR Control Node-level Node-level Node-Level Node-Level Node-Level
XML XSM No No No No No
DHCP RA No No No No No
Bridge Group Yes; Note: Supported from NetScaler 10.5 Build 52.1115.e onwards. Yes Yes Yes Yes
Network Bridge No No No No No
Web Interface on Citrix ADC (WIonNS) No Yes (check FAQ); Note: Supported from NetScaler 11.0 Build 62.x onwards. Yes Yes Yes
EdgeSight Monitoring No No Deprecated Deprecated Deprecated
Metrics tables - Local No No No No No
DNS Caching Node-level Node-level NodeLevel NodeLevel NodeLevel
Call Home Node-level Node-level Node Level Node Level Node Level
Citrix Gateway ICA Proxy mode Node-level Yes Yes Yes Yes
Citrix Gateway (SSL VPN / full VPN and clientless VPN) Node-level Node-level Node Level Node Level Node Level
CloudBridge Connector No No No Yes Yes
Policy Based Routing (PVR/PVR6) No No Yes Yes Yes
Subscriber awareness No No No No No
Dynamic Routing No Yes with v4 protocol support Yes with v6 protocols (ospfv3, RIPng, ISIS6, BGP6) support Yes with v6 protocols (ospfv3, RIPng, ISIS6, BGP6) support Yes with v6 protocols (ospfv3, RIPng, ISIS6, BGP6) support
SYSLOG-TCP, load balancing of syslog servers, SNIP support, and FQDN support for syslog No No Yes; Note: Supported from NetScaler 11.1 Build 54.16 onwards. Yes Yes

Additionally, the following Citrix ADC configurations are supported:

Load balancing, load balancing persistency, DNS load balancing, SIP, maxClient, Spillover (connection and dynamic), Spillover based on bandwidth, DataStream, Compression control, Content filtering, TCP buffering, Cache redirection, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS), Client Keep-alive, Basic networking (IPv4 and IPv6), OSPF (IPv4 and IPv6), RIP (IPv4 and IPv6), RIP (IPv4 and IPv6), VLAN, ICMP, Fragmentation, MBF, ACL, Simple ACL, MSR, Path MTU discovery, IP-IP, SNMP, Policies (classic and advanced), Rewrite, Responder, HTTP callout, Web server logging, Audit logging (NSLog and syslog), USIP, Location commands, HTML injection, NITRO API, AppExpert, KRPC.

Supportability matrix for Citrix ADC cluster