Category: Netscaler

Used NetScaler MAS StyleBooks yet(& handy links)?

NetScaler StyleBooks are an interesting feature as they can help with providing standardization in your NetScaler environment. They do this by simplifying the task of managing complex NetScaler configurations for your applications.

Details on how to create

https://docs.citrix.com/en-us/netscaler-mas/11-1/stylebooks/how-to-create-your-own-stylebooks.html

Below is a set of URL’s relating to the NetScaler MAS environment folks might find useful

Main Product Page for NMAS:

https://www.citrix.com/products/netscaler-management-and-analytics-system/

Edocs for Citrix NMAS:

https://docs.citrix.com/en-us/netscaler-mas/11-1.html

Download for NMAS:

https://www.citrix.com/downloads/netscaler-mas.html

NON-Citrix Site for NMAS:

Carl Stalhood

http://www.carlstalhood.com/netscaler-management-and-analytics-system/

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Netscaler tip: keep an eye on your /var directory

Have seen some recent instances on the citrix discussion groups regards issues encountered by administrators using virtual netscaler appliances.

In area to particular to keep an eye on is /var, this area will show most volatility in terms of growth due to the nature of what is stored in it in particular by and nearly entirely, log files. Log rotation will be in place for some logs but not all so keep trimming.

More details on how to remove files in the directory:

http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX133588