Citrix NetScaler ADC: Having fun with Nitro


Recently I had several requests related to NITRO. NITRO is Citrix NetScaler’s API. Any device may communicate to a NetScaler using NITRO. Even a browser! Citrix exposes several settings and counters and even allows changes. NITRO is the central source for scripting NetScalers. I, being rather an administrator than a programmer, am not that much interested in using NITRO with C++/C#, Java...

Detecting Slowloris with Citrix NetScaler (Citrix ADC)


Last update: Nov 21th, 2018 tested using firmware 11.1 If you read about slowloris, you always read about NetScaler doing a great job. Tests in our lab environment show: NetScaler will successfully block these attacks. And there is hardly anything we have to do about it: It’s built into the system. Great news indeed! The only thing we have to do is reduce client idle timeout to a lower...

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