Citrix ADC

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  
SSL interception NA NA NA 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  
VXLAN No No No No No No

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