Citrix ADC

VPX-AWS support matrix

The following tables list the supported VPX model and AWS regions, instance types, and services.

Table 1: Supported VPX models on AWS

Supported VPX model
Citrix ADC VPX Standard/Advanced/Premium Edition - 200 Mbps
Citrix ADC VPX Standard/Advanced/Premium Edition - 1000 Mbps
Citrix ADC VPX Standard/Advanced/Premium Edition - 3 Gbps
Citrix ADC VPX Standard/Advanced/Premium Edition - 5 Gbps
Citrix ADC VPX Standard/Advanced/Premium - 10 Mbps
Citrix ADC VPX Express - 20 Mbps
Citrix ADC VPX - Customer Licensed
Citrix ADC (formerly NetScaler) VPX FIPS - Customer Licensed

Table: 2 Supported AWS regions

Supported AWS regions
US West (Oregon) Region
US West (N. California) Region
US East (Ohio) Region
US East (N. Virginia) Region
Asia Pacific (Mumbai) Region
Asia Pacific (Seoul) Region
Canada (Central) Region
Asia Pacific (Singapore) Region
Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region
Asia Pacific (Tokyo) Region
Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) Region
Canada (Central) Region
China (Beijing) Region
China (Ningxia) region
EU (Frankfurt) Region
EU (Ireland) Region
EU (London) Region
EU (Paris) Region
EU (Milan) Region
South America (São Paulo) Region
AWS GovCloud (US-East) Region
AWS GovCloud (US-West) Region
AWS Top Secret (C2S) Region
Middle East (Bahrain) Region
Africa (Cape Town)
C2S

Table 3: Supported AWS instance types

Supported AWS instance types
t2.medium, t2.large, t2.x large, t2.2x large
m3.large, m3.x large, m3.2x large
c4.large, c4.large, c4.2x large, c4.4x large, c4.8x large
m4.large, m4.large, m4.2x large, m4.4x large, m4.10x large
m5.large, m5.x large, m5.2x large, m5.4x large, m5.12x large, m5.24x large
c5.large, c5.x large, c5.2x large, c5.4x large, c5.9x large, c5.18x large, c5.24x large
C5n.large, C5n.x large, C5n.2x large, C5n.4x large, C5n.9x large, C5n.18x large
D2.x large, D2.2x large, D2.4x large, D2.8x large

Table 4: Supported AWS Services

Supported AWS services
EC2: Launches ADC instances.
Lambda: Invokes Citrix ADC VPX NITRO APIs during provisioning of Citrix ADC VPX instances from CFT.
VPC and VPC ingress routing: VPC creates isolated networks in which ADC can be launched. VPC ingress routing is used in the firewall load balancing solution.
Route53: Distributes traffic across all the ADC VPX nodes in the Citrix ADC Autoscale solution.
ELB: Distributes traffic across all the ADC VPX nodes in the Citrix ADC Autoscale solution.
Cloudwatch: Monitors performance and system parameters for Citrix ADC VPX instance.
AWS Autoscaling: Used for back-end server autoscaling.
Cloud formation: CloudFormation templates are used to deploy Citrix ADC VPX instances.
Simple Queue Service (SQS): Monitors scale up and scale down events in back-end autoscaling.
Simple Notification Service (SNS): Monitors scale up and scale down events in back-end autoscaling.
Identity and Access Management (IAM): Provides access to AWS services and resources.
AWS Outposts: Provisions Citrix ADC VPX instances in AWS Outposts.

For higher bandwidth, Citrix recommends the following instance types:

Instance type Bandwidth Enhanced networking (SR-IOV)
M4.10x large 3 Gbps and 5 Gbps Yes
C4.8x large 3 Gbps and 5 Gbps Yes
C5.18x large/M5.18xlarge 25 Gbps ENA
C5n.18x large 30 Gbps ENA
VPX-AWS support matrix