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#Citrix #XenClient – Securing External-Facing XenClient Synchronizers with #NetScaler

Ok, an interesting blog post for you out there that are thinking of or already are using XenClient!

One of the key value propositions of XenClient is the remote image and device management capabilities of XenClient Synchronizer– the management server for XenClient devices.  Synchronizer enables customers to centrally create, manage and update images for delivery to endpoints where the image executes locally.  Synchronizer also enables administrators to specify client side policies and for users to back up their images.

A key use case for these capabilities is centralized image management for mobile users.  A common question customers pose when dealing with the issue of mobile users that travel or those that are not located in the office is: what is the best way to expose the Synchronizer to the public Internet?  Our response to date has been to offer three options:

Option A: Port Forwarding or forward requests (port 443) from the edge (firewall) to the Synchronizer.

 

 Option B: Put the Synchronizer in the DMZ.

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//Richard

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