Product Documentation

NetScaler SD-WAN 1000 and 2000 Enterprise Edition Appliances

Aug 09, 2017

The SD-WAN Enterprise Edition 1000 and 2000 appliances combine virtualized instances of WAN optimization and Virtual WAN functionality installed on the appliance. 

It offers a combination of Virtual WAN and WAN Optimization capabilities.

The SD-WAN 1000 EE and 2000 EE appliances are based on the Citrix branch architecture, which supports multiple virtual machines. All branch appliances contain a SD-WAN instance, a management service instance, and a Xen hypervisor. 

The SD-WAN instance is typically used in inline mode, with the SD-WAN instance interposed between the WAN router and the LAN, so WAN traffic flows through the accelerated bridge. The SD-WAN instance can also be deployed in virtual inline mode, using a single accelerated bridge port.

In addition to the accelerated bridges and the Windows LAN port, a management port connects to all virtual machines (instances) and the hypervisor.

The appliance has two modes, two-port mode and four-port mode, which determine how ports 1/3 and 1/4 are used.