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Configure NetScaler Gateway SSL VPN

Prerequisites

Item Description
 * NetScaler configured with IP Address, Certificates and accessible from the clients either internally or remotely over the internet.
 * Ensure Split Tunnelling is Off
 * Port 443 forwarded from firewall / router to the NetScaler VIP
 * Ensure the Default Authorization on the global configuration is set to allow

Step Description Screenshot
1 Check NetScaler gateway feature is enabled System > Settings > Configure Basic Features

 2 Ensure Global settings for NS Gateway is set to Allow
3 Expand NetScaler Gateway

Click NetScaler Gateway Wizard

4 A Separate Wizard page will open

Click Get Started

5 Provide the details of your new gateway

Note: my details are provided as an example only

6 Select the existing Certificate already installed on your NetScaler

Click Continue

7 Select the default authentication of Local and Don’t select a secondary auth method

Once the wizard has completed create a user called nsgw-localuser

password: <yourpassword>

User Administration> AAA Users > Add Button

Click Continue

 8 You may close the dashboard that is opened by default after creation of the new Gateway
 9 Ensure your newly created gateway is added to DNS internally or externally (wherever you are connecting to it from)

Open a web browser to the NetScaler VIP

Login

 10 Success!

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Install the NetScaler Gateway Plugin for Microsoft Windows

Prerequisites

Item Description
 * You should be a local administrator of the device where you are install the gateway plug-in

Step Description Screenshot
1 Ensure your newly created gateway is added to DNS internally or externally (wherever you are connecting to it from)

Open a web browser to the NetScaler VIP

Login

2 Select Network Access
3 Click Download
4 Click Run
5 Click Install

Note: You must be a local administrator to install this Software

6 Click Yes to any Windows UAC prompts
7 Click Finish
 8 The Gateway VPN will connect automatically and the web page will display the NetScaler VPN Home Page.