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 12.0    
SSL FIPS No No No No    
SSL Certificate Bundle No No No No    
SSL interception NA NA NA No    
Content switching actions; Note: The content switching feature is supported from NetScaler 10.1 onwards. Yes Yes Yes Yes    
Policy-based logging for content switching policies Yes Yes Yes Yes    
Rate limiting Yes Yes Yes Yes    
Action analytics Yes Yes Yes Yes    
NetScaler SD-WAN load balancing Yes Yes Yes Yes    
GSLB Yes Yes Yes Yes    
RTSP No No Yes Yes    
DNSSEC No No No No    
DNS64 No No No No    
FTP No Yes; Note: Supported from NetScaler 11.0 Build 62.x onwards. Yes Yes    
TFTP No No No Yes    
Connection mirroring No No No No    
Integrated caching Node-level Node-level Node-Level Node-Level    
Large shared cache Node-level Node-level Node-Level Node-Level    
Application firewall Node-level Yes Yes Yes    
HTTP Denial-of-Service Protection (HDOSP) Node-level Node-level Node-Level Node-Level    
Priority queuing (PQ) Node-level Node-level Node-Level Node-Level    
Sure connect (SC) Node-level Node-level Node-Level Node-Level    
AppQoE Yes Yes Yes Yes    
Surge protection Node-level Node-level Node-Level Node-Level    
MPTCP Yes 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. 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. Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters.    
IS-IS (IPv4 and IPv6) Yes Yes Yes Yes    
Jumbo Frames Yes Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters. Yes Yes    
IP-IP tunneling Yes Yes Yes Yes    
Link load balancing Yes Yes Yes Yes    
FIS (Failover Interface Set) Yes Yes Yes Yes    
Link redundancy (LR) Yes Yes Yes Yes    
NAT46 No No No No    
NAT64 No No No No    
RNAT6 No No Yes Yes    
LSN/CGNAT No No No No    
IPv6 ReadyLogo No No No Yes    
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. Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters.    
Route monitor No No Yes; Only with DR. Yes; Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters.    
GRE tunneling (CB) No No No No    
Layer 2 mode Yes Yes Yes Yes    
Net profiles Yes Yes Yes Yes    
HTTPS callout Yes Yes Yes Yes    
AAA-TM Node-level Node-level Yes Yes    
AppFlow Node-level Node-level Node-Level Node-Level    
Web Insight No No Yes Yes    
HDX Insight No No Yes Yes    
Vitrual MAC/VRRP Yes Yes Yes Yes    
NetScaler Push No No No No    
Stateful Connection Failover No No No No    
Graceful Shutdown No No No No    
DBS AutoScale No No No No    
DSR using TOS No No No No    
Finer Startup-RR Control Node-level Node-level Node-Level Node-Level    
XML XSM No No No No    
DHCP RA No No No No    
Bridge Group Yes; Note: Supported from NetScaler 10.5 Build 52.1115.e onwards. Yes Yes Yes    
Network Bridge No No No No    
Web Interface on NetScaler appliance (WIonNS) No Yes (check FAQ); Note: Supported from NetScaler 11.0 Build 62.x onwards. Yes Yes    
EdgeSight Monitoring No No Deprecated Deprecated    
Metrics tables - Local No No No No    
DNS Caching Node-level Node-level NodeLevel NodeLevel    
Call Home Node-level Node-level Node Level Node Level    
NetScaler Gateway ICA Proxy mode Node-level Yes Yes Yes    
NetScaler Gateway (SSL VPN / full VPN and clientless VPN) Node-level Node-level Node Level Node Level    
CloudBridge Connector No No No Yes    
Policy Based Routing (PBR/PBR6) No No Yes Yes    
Subscriber awareness No No No No    
Dynamic Routing No Yes with v4 protocol support Yes with v6 protocols (ospfv3, RIPng, ISIS6, BGP6) 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. Yes    
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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