NetScaler

Supportability matrix for NetScaler cluster

Clustering in NetScaler appliance supports a wide-spread of features in NetScaler appliance configurations.

The following table lists the NetScaler appliance configurations and also provides the status of the features across releases.

Important

The “Node-level” entry in the table indicates that the feature is supported only on individual cluster nodes.

Cluster Configuration 10.5 11.0 11.1      
SSL FIPS No No No      
SSL Certificate Bundle No No No      
Content switching actions; Note: The content switching feature is supported from NetScaler 10.1 onwards. Yes Yes Yes      
Policy-based logging for content switching policies Yes Yes Yes      
Rate limiting Yes Yes Yes      
Action analytics Yes Yes Yes      
NetScaler SD-WAN load balancing Yes Yes Yes      
GSLB Yes Yes Yes      
RTSP No No Yes      
DNSSEC No No No      
DNS64 No No No      
FTP No Yes; Note: Supported from NetScaler 11.0 Build 62.x onwards. Yes      
TFTP No No No      
Connection mirroring No No No      
Integrated caching Node-level Node-level Node-Level      
Large shared cache Node-level Node-level Node-Level      
Application firewall Node-level Yes Yes      
HTTP Denial-of-Service Protection (HDOSP) Node-level Node-level Node-Level      
Priority queuing (PQ) Node-level Node-level Node-Level      
Sure connect (SC) Node-level Node-level Node-Level      
AppQoE Yes Yes Yes      
Surge protection Node-level Node-level Node-Level      
MPTCP Yes Yes Yes      
Striped SNIPs Yes Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters. Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters.      
MSR Yes Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters. Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters.      
IS-IS (IPv4 and IPv6) Yes Yes Yes      
Jumbo Frames Yes Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters. Yes      
IP-IP tunneling Yes Yes Yes      
Link load balancing Yes Yes Yes      
FIS (Failover Interface Set) Yes Yes Yes      
Link redundancy (LR) Yes Yes Yes      
NAT46 No No No      
NAT64 No No No      
RNAT6 No No Yes      
LSN/CGNAT No No No      
IPv6 ReadyLogo No No No      
Traffic domains Yes Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters. Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters.      
Route monitor No No Yes; Only with DR.      
GRE tunneling (CB) No No No      
Layer 2 mode Yes Yes Yes      
Net profiles Yes Yes Yes      
HTTPS callout Yes Yes Yes      
AAA-TM Node-level Node-level Yes      
AppFlow Node-level Node-level Node-Level      
Web Insight No No Yes      
HDX Insight No No Yes      
Vitrual MAC/VRRP Yes Yes Yes      
NetScaler Push No No No      
Stateful Connection Failover No No No      
Graceful Shutdown No No No      
DBS AutoScale No No No      
DSR using TOS No No No      
Finer Startup-RR Control Node-level Node-level Node-Level      
XML XSM No No No      
DHCP RA No No No      
Bridge Group Yes; Note: Supported from NetScaler 10.5 Build 52.1115.e onwards. Yes Yes      
Network Bridge No No No      
Web Interface on NetScaler appliance (WIonNS) No Yes (check FAQ); Note: Supported from NetScaler 11.0 Build 62.x onwards. Yes      
EdgeSight Monitoring No No Deprecated      
Metrics tables - Local No No No      
DNS Caching Node-level Node-level NodeLevel      
Call Home Node-level Node-level Node Level      
NetScaler Gateway ICA Proxy mode Node-level Yes Yes      
NetScaler Gateway (SSL VPN / full VPN and clientless VPN) Node-level Node-level Node Level      
CloudBridge Connector No No No      
Policy Based Routing (PBR/PBR6) No No Yes      
Subscriber awareness No No No      
Dynamic Routing No Yes with v4 protocol support Yes with v6 protocols (ospfv3, RIPng, ISIS6, BGP6) support      
SYSLOG-TCP, load balancing of syslog servers, SNIP support, and FQDN support for syslog No No Yes; Note: Supported from NetScaler 11.1 Build 54.16 onwards.      
VXLAN No No No No No No

Additionally, the following NetScaler appliance configurations are supported:

Load balancing, load balancing persistency, DNS load balancing, SIP, maxClient, Spillover (connection and dynamic), Spillover based on bandwidth, DataStream, Compression control, Content filtering, TCP buffering, Cache redirection, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS), Client Keep-alive, Basic networking (IPv4 and IPv6), OSPF (IPv4 and IPv6), RIP (IPv4 and IPv6), RIP (IPv4 and IPv6), VLAN, ICMP, Fragmentation, MBF, ACL, Simple ACL, MSR, Path MTU discovery, IP-IP, SNMP, Policies (classic and advanced), Rewrite, Responder, HTTP callout, Web server logging, Audit logging (NSLog and syslog), USIP, Location commands, HTML injection, NITRO API, AppExpert, KRPC.

Supportability matrix for NetScaler cluster

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