Getting started

This section below walks you through how to get started with onboarding and setting up the Citrix Web App Firewall Service for the first time. The instructions are for network and application administrators who manage Citrix network devices such as Citrix ADC, SD-WAN WANOP, Citrix Gateway, Citrix Secure Web Gateway and so forth.

The following image illustrates the steps you have to perform to get started.

Citrix Web App Firewall Workflow

Step 1: Sign Up for Citrix Cloud

To start using the Citrix Web App Firewall Service, you must first create a Citrix Cloud service account or join an existing one. For detailed processes and instructions on how to proceed, see Signing Up for the Citrix Cloud.

Step 2: Request for Citrix Web App Firewall service trial

After you log on to the Citrix Cloud, the list of available services within the Citrix Cloud environment is displayed. You can add the Citrix Web App Firewall service to existing services, when it is not available.

In the Available Services section, on the Citrix Web App Firewall service tile, click Request Trial.

Request for the Citrix Web App Firewall service trial

The Citrix Web App Firewall Service tile moves to the My Services section, and the button then changes to View Trial Status. You receive an email to notify you when your trial becomes available with the sign-in information. It might take a few minutes.

The Citrix Web App Firewall service sign-in

After you are authorized to access the trial, the button on the tile changes to Manage. Click Manage to log on to the Citrix Web App Firewall Service GUI.

The Citrix Web App Firewall manages services

Note

Citrix assigns permissions to you to access the Citrix Web App Firewall service for a 60-day trial period. For information about trial subscriptions and how to buy, see https://www.citrix.com/products/citrix-cloud/subscriptions.html.

Log into the Citrix Web App Firewall service

If you have purchased a license to use the service, the Citrix Web App Firewall Service page is displayed as shown below. Click Get Started to begin setting up the service for the first time.

Getting started with Citrix Web App Firewall

The POP expansion and performance package pages are displayed. If this is the first time you are accessing the Citrix Web App Firewall service and want to configure domains, you must have a Basic SKU Package.

The Citrix Web App Firewall service web management interface allows you to select regions based on the POP and Performance package you have. Read the following information about multi-geo regions and how you can use the web application firewall service product SKUs before proceeding with configuring domains.

Set default geo location

Note:

The Getting Started page is displayed, when there are no domains configured or available.

Getting started