NetScaler MAS acts as a centralized device manager for NetScaler deployed on Cisco ACI. You need to add NetScaler MAS as a device manager in the Cisco APIC.
To add NetScaler MAS as a device manager in the APIC using the APIC GUI:
1. On the menu bar, go to Tenants > All Tenants.
2. In the Work pane, double-click the tenant’s name.
3. In the Navigation pane, select tenant_name > L4-L7 Services.
4. Right-click on Device Managers and click Create Device Manager.
5. In the Create Device Manager dialog box, do the following:
a. In the Device Manager Name field, enter a name for the NetScaler MAS deployment that you want register as a device manager.
b. In the Management EPG drop-down list, select the management EPG.
c. In the Device Manager Type drop-down list, select Citrix-DevMgr-1.0.
d. In the Management field, click + and add the IP address and port details of the NetScaler MAS deployment.
e. In the Username field, enter the user name to access NetScaler MAS.
f. In the Password and Confirm Password fields, enter the password to access NetScaler MAS.
g. Click SUBMIT.
Once the NetScaler MAS is successfully registered as a device manager in the APIC, the device manager is added and is displayed in the Navigation pane. To view the registered device manager, in the Navigation pane, go to tenant_name > L4-L7 Services > Device Manager.
You can also register NetScaler MAS as a device manager by using APIs. Following is a sample XML payload that shows how you can use APIs to add NetScaler MAS as a device manager.