Product Documentation

NetScaler Configuration Support in a Cluster

Dec 09, 2015

Clustering of NetScaler appliances is supported from NetScaler 10 onwards.

The following table lists the NetScaler configurations that are not supported in NetScaler 10 and also gives the status of the features in subsequent releases. For the features that are supported since the first cluster release, click here.

Important

- Unless specified otherwise in this table, all NetScaler features are supported in a cluster.

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

NetScaler Configuration

10

10.1

10.5

11.0

SSL (classic policies)

Note: SSL - advanced policies are supported from NetScaler 10 onwards.

No

No

No

No

SSL FIPS

No

No

No

No

SSL Certificate Bundle

No

No

No

No

Content switching actions

Note: The content switching feature is supported from NetScaler 10 onwards.

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Policy-based logging for content switching policies

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Rate limiting

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Action analytics

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Branch Repeater load balancing

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

GSLB

No

No

Yes

Yes

RTSP

No

No

No

No

DNSSEC

No

No

No

No

DNS64

No

No

No

No

FTP

No

No

No

Yes

Note: Supported from NetScaler 11.0 Build 62.x onwards.

TFTP

No

No

No

No

Connection mirroring

No

No

No

No

Integrated caching

Node-Level

Node-level

Node-level

Node-level

Large shared cache

No

Node-level

Node-level

Node-level

Application firewall

No

No

Node-level

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

NA

Node-level

Yes

Yes

Surge protection

Node-level

Node-level

Node-level

Node-level

MPTCP

No

No

Yes

Yes

Striped SNIPs

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters.

MSR

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters.

IS-IS (IPv4 and IPv6)

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Jumbo Frames

No

No

Yes

Yes

Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters.

IP-IP tunneling

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Link load balancing

No

No

Yes

Yes

FIS (Failover Interface Set)

No

No

Yes

Yes

Link redundancy (LR)

No

No

Yes

Yes

NAT46

No

No

No

No

NAT64

No

No

No

No

LSN/CGNAT

No

No

No

No

v6 ReadyLogo

No

No

No

No

Traffic domains

No

No

Yes

Yes

Note: Supported in L2 clusters. Not supported in L3 clusters.

Route monitor

No

No

No

No

GRE tunneling (CB)

No

No

No

No

Layer 2 mode

No

No

Yes

Yes

Net profiles

No

No

Yes

Yes

HTTPS callout

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

AAA-TM

No

Node-level

Node-level

Node-level

AppFlow

No

Node-level

Node-level

Node-level

Insight

No

No

No

No

HDX Insight

No

No

No

No

VMAC/VRRP

No

No

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

No

No

Yes

Note: Supported from NetScaler 10.5 Build 52.1115.e onwards.

Yes

Network Bridge

No

No

No

No

Web Interface on NetScaler (WIonNS)

No

No

No

Yes (check FAQ)

Note: Supported from NetScaler 11.0 Build 62.x onwards.

EdgeSight Monitoring

No

No

No

No

Metrics tables - Local

No

No

No

No

DNS Caching

Node-level

Node-level

Node-level

Node-level

Call Home

Node-level

Node-level

Node-level

Node-level

NetScaler Gateway ICA Proxy mode

No

No

Node-level

Yes

NetScaler Gateway (SSL VPN / full VPN and CVPN)

No

No

Node-level

Node-level

CloudBridge Connector

No

No

No

No

 

NetScaler configurations supported from NetScaler 10 onwards

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, RNAT, INAT, ACL, Simple ACL, PBR, MSR, Policy-based RNAT, Path MTU discovery, IP-ID, SNMP, Policies (classic and advanced), Rewrite, Responder, HTTP callout, Web server logging, Audit logging (nslog and syslog), USIP, Location commands, HTML injection, NTIRO API, AppExpert, KRPC.