Classic Policy Deprecation FAQs
What are the list of Classic policies deprecated from Citrix ADC 12.0 release onwards?
All the features and functionalities mentioned in the below table are deprecated from Citrix ADC 12.0. The features were deprecated in 12.0 builds and will be removed in a future release. Citrix recommends you to use the alternative feature mentioned in the deprecated table.
How can I convert Classic policy based feature and functionalities to Advanced policy?
You can use the Citrix Citrix ADC proprietary nspepi tool to convert commands, expressions, and configurations. nspepi tool helps to convert all the Classic expressions in the Citrix ADC configuration to the Advanced policy. For more information about nspepi tool, see Converting policy expressions using NSPEPI tool
From which release onwards are Classic policy based features and functionalities deprecated?
Citrix ADC 12.0 build 56.20 onwards.
What steps should I take when I upgrade my appliance to a build that does not support the features listed in the table (example, Citrix ADC 13.0)?
Citrix recommends to replace the Classic policy based features and functionalities with the replacement features and functionalities mentioned in Table 1 above before upgrading to 13.0.
How long will the deprecated features be supported on Citrix ADC appliance??
Citrix will support the policy based features and functionalities as per current software support guidelines. For more details please refer to Citrix ADC Product Matrix
Do I have to reboot my appliance after converting the configuration file ?
Yes, you have to reboot the Citrix ADC instance after successful conversion of ns.config file.