Getting started

This section below walks you through how to get started with onboarding and setting up Citrix Web App Firewall Service for the first time. These instructions are intended for network and application administrators who manage Citrix network devices (Citrix ADC, SD-WAN WANOP, Citrix Gateway, Citrix Secure Web Gateway, and so on).

The following image illustrates the steps you have to perform to get started.

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Step 1: Sign Up for Citrix Cloud

To start using NetScaler Web App Security Service, you must first create a Citrix Cloud service account or join an existing one that has been created by someone else in your company. For detailed processes and instructions on how to proceed, see Signing Up for Citrix Cloud.

Step 2: Request for Citrix Web App Firewall service trial

After you log on to Citrix Cloud, the list of available services within the Citrix Cloud environment is displayed. You can add web application firewall service to existing services, when it is not available.

In the Available Services section, on the Citrix Web App Firewall service tile, click Request Trial.

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The NetScaler Web App Security Service tile moves to the My Services section, and the button then changes to View Trial Status. You will receive an email to notify you when your trial becomes available with the sign in information. It might take a few minutes.

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After you are authorized to access the trial, the button on the tile changes to Manage. Click Manage to log on to the NetScaler Web App Security Service GUI.

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Note

Citrix assigns permissions to you to access the Citrix Web App Firewall service for a 60-day trial period. For information about trial subscriptions and how to buy, see https://www.citrix.com/products/citrix-cloud/subscriptions.html.

Log into the Citrix Web App Firewall service

If you have purchased a license to use the service, the NetScaler Web App Security Service page is displayed as shown below. Click Get Started to begin setting up the service for the first time.

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The POP expansion and performance package pages are displayed. If this is the first time you are accessing the Citrix Web App Firewall service and want to configure domains, you must have a Basic SKU Package.

The Citrix Web App Firewall service web management interface allows you to select regions based on the POP and Performance package you have. Read the following information about multi-geo regions and how you can use the web application firewall service product SKUs before proceeding with configuring domains.

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Note

The Getting Started page is displayed, when there are no domains configured/available.