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Add Citrix ADC VPX instances deployed in cloud to Citrix ADM

You can use Citrix ADM to manage and monitor the Citrix ADC VPX instances deployed on a public cloud such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure. You need to establish Layer 3 connectivity between Citrix ADM and the Citrix ADC VPX instances deployed on the public cloud. To establish the Layer 3 connectivity, you can use solutions such as NetScaler CloudBridge Connector, Citrix SD-WAN, Direct Connect to AWS, VPN in Azure, or third-party connectors such as Equinix and so on.

The following sample topology uses NetScaler CloudBridge Connector for Layer 3 connectivity between Citrix ADM and the Citrix ADC VPX instances deployed in the cloud.

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A CloudBridge Connector tunnel is set up between Citrix ADC appliance NS_Appliance-DC, in datacenter DC, and Citrix ADC virtual appliance (VPX) NS_VPX_CBC in the public cloud. NS_Appliance-DC and NS_VPX_CBC enable the communication between Citrix ADM and the Citrix ADC VPX instance, NS_VPX_1, deployed in the public cloud. After the communication is established, you can discover NS_VPX_1 in Citrix ADM.

To configure this topology:

  1. Install, configure, and start a Citrix ADC VPX instance in the public cloud.

  2. Deploy and configure a Citrix ADC physical appliance, or provision and configure a Citrix ADC virtual appliance (VPX) on a virtualization platform in the datacenter.

  3. Configure the CloudBridge Connector between the datacenter and the public cloud. For instructions, see Configuring CloudBridge Connector.

  4. Configure the static route for establishing connection between Citrix ADM and the Citrix ADC VPX instances deployed on the cloud, as follows :

    1. Log on to Citrix ADM.

    2. Navigate to System > Static Routes and click Add.

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    3. In the Network Address field, enter the address of the network that you want to establish a static route from Citrix ADM throught the connector.

    4. In the Netmask field, enter the netmask for the network.

    5. In the Gateway field, enter the address of the gateway.

  5. Add the Citrix ADC VPX cloud instances to the Citrix ADM by specifying the range of IP addresses of Citrix ADC VPX instances in the public cloud. For detailed instructions, Add Instances to Citrix ADM.

Add Citrix ADC VPX instances deployed in cloud to Citrix ADM

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