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Secure traffic acceleration

Secure traffic accelration is achieved by secure peering. Several advanced functions require that the Citrix SD-WAN WANOP appliances at the two ends of the link establish a secure peer relationship with each other, setting up an SSL signaling tunnel (also called a signaling connection). These  functions are SSL compression, signed CIFS support, and encrypted MAPI support.

When secure peering is enabled, compression is automatically disabled for all partner appliances (and computers running the Citrix SD-WAN WANOP Plug-in) that have not established a secure peer relationship with the local appliance.

To establish a secure peer relationship, you have to generate security keys and certificates, and configure a securing signaling tunnel between the appliances. Before configuring the tunnel, order a crypto license from Citrix.

Secure traffic acceleration

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