NetScaler Gateway VPX is a virtual NetScaler Gateway appliance that is hosted on a hypervisor, such as Citrix XenServer. NetScaler Gateway VPX supports all the features and functionality of the physical NetScaler Gateway appliance.
You install the NetScaler Gateway VPX into your network where it functions as if you installed the physical appliance. NetScaler Gateway 10.1, and Access Gateway VPX 9.3 or 10 are virtual machine images that you can install and run on any hardware device that support the following minimum versions:
Access Gateway VPX 5.0 is supported on the following hypervisors:
For more information about XenServer, see the XenServer documentation. For more information about VMware ESX or vSphere, or Microsoft Hyper-V, see the manufacturer's documentation.
Each supported hypervisor also has management software that you use to install and manage virtual appliances. The software includes:
These requirements are for the NetScaler Gateway virtual appliance and are in addition to the hypervisor requirements.
Before you begin installing NetScaler Gateway VPX, do the following:
This section discusses the NetScaler Gateway VPX architecture and the management consoles you can use to install and manage the virtual appliance.