When you deploy NetScaler Gateway to provide secure remote access to XenApp or XenDesktop, NetScaler Gateway works with the Web Interface and the Secure Ticket Authority (STA) to provide access to published applications and desktops hosted in a server farm.
Deploying NetScaler Gateway in the DMZ is the most common configuration when NetScaler Gateway operates with a server farm. In this configuration, NetScaler Gateway provides a secure single point-of-access for the web browsers and Citrix Receiver that access the published resources through the Web Interface. This section covers the basic aspects of about this deployment option.
The configuration of your organization's network determines where you deploy NetScaler Gateway when it operates with a server farm. You have the following two options:
When you deploy NetScaler Gateway in the DMZ to provide remote access to a server farm, you can implement one of the following three deployment options:
The location in which you deploy the Web Interface depends on a number of factors, including: