The Citrix NetScaler SD-WAN 1000 platform has 3 models: SD-WAN 1000-06, SD-WAN 1000-010, and SD-WAN 1000-020, with bandwidths of 6Mbps, 10Mbps, and 20Mbps, respectively. Each model is a 1U appliance with one quad-core processor and 24 gigabytes (GB) of memory.
The following figure shows the front panel of the SD-WAN 1000 appliance.
The front panel of the NetScaler SD-WAN 1000 appliance has a power button and five LEDs.
The appliance has the following ports:
The following figure shows the back panel of the SD-WAN 1000 appliance.
Figure 2. Citrix SD-WAN 1000 appliance, back panel
The following components are visible on the back panel of the SD-WAN 1000 appliance:
To power on the appliance after a graceful shut down:
1. Connect a Serial console cable to the rear of the appliance and to the serial port on a management laptop.
2. On the management laptop, restart a putty session using the following configuration settings:
3. Power on the appliance and as it is booting, press the following key in the Putty session to enter the BIOS configuration screen.
4. When in the BIOS, navigate to,
5. When in the Boot Feature screen, change the value of the parameter Restore on AC Power Loss; from Last State > Power ON.
6. Navigate to Save and Exit.
Allow the system to restart. This takes approximately five minutes.
7. After the appliance is powered on, login to the appliance management instance (SVM). The default IP address for the appliance is: 192.168.100.1, user name is: admin/password.
8. In the SD-WAN appliance GUI, navigate to Configuration > Maintenance > Reboot Appliance. Allow the appliance to fully shut down. Ensure that there are no power lights on the appliance when the shut down process has completed.
9. Power on the appliance to confirm that the BIOS configuration change has been applied successfully. This can be either done through the APC intelligent PDU Web Management console or by physically pulling the power cable out of the shut down SD-WAN appliance, waiting for 10 seconds and then plugging it back in again. The appliance power ups automatically from all shut down scenarios.