Classic Policy Deprecation FAQs

  • What are the classic policies deprecated from Citrix ADC 12.0 release onwards?

    All the features and functionalities mentioned in the Deprecated policies table are deprecated from Citrix ADC release 12.0 build 56.20. Citrix recommends you to see the following tables (in PDF format) for deprecated feature and policy details.

    • Table 1 for deprecated policies and its alternative.
    • Table 2 for deprecated Citrix ADC functionalities and its alternative with configuration details.
  • How can I convert Classic policy based feature and functionalities to Advanced policy?

    You can use the Citrix ADC proprietary nspepi tool to convert commands, expressions, and configurations. nspepi tool helps to convert all the Classic expressions in the Citrix ADC configuration to the Advanced policy. For more information about the nspepi tool, see Converting policy expressions using NSPEPI tool

  • From which release onwards are Classic policy based features and functionalities deprecated?

    Citrix ADC 12.0 build 56.20 onwards.

  • What steps should I take when I upgrade my appliance to builds that does not support the features listed in the table?

    Citrix recommends you to replace Classic policy-based features with its alternative feature and functionality (as mentioned in Table 1) before you upgrade your appliance to releases later than Citrix ADC 13.0. Citrix does not support Classic policy and its usage in releases later than Citrix ADC 13.0.

  • How long will the deprecated features be supported on Citrix ADC appliance??

    Citrix supports the policy based features and functionalities as per current software support guidelines. For more details refer to Citrix ADC Product Matrix

  • Do I have to reboot my appliance after converting the configuration file ?

    Yes, you have to reboot the Citrix ADC instance after successful conversion of the ns.config file.

Classic Policy Deprecation FAQs