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Implementing NetScaler VPX™ - Second Edition by Marius Sandbu

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Tuning

Now that we have gone through some of the different deployment types available in NetScaler Gateway, we should also take a closer look at fine-tuning the deployment setup with some simple changes.

Redirection

First, let us take a closer look at redirection, as by default NetScaler Gateway answers only on port 443, which uses HTTPS. Many users forget to type https when accessing the portal, and therefore are not able to locate it. The NetScaler Gateway wizard has the option to set up redirection from http to https automatically.

By default, a vServer consists of an IP address and a port. The Gateway vServer responds to port 443. So in order to perform a redirect, we need to set up a vServer using port 80, as it has the option to redirect. This ...

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