Upgrade and downgrade a Citrix ADC appliance


Citrix ADM service connect is enabled by default, after you install or upgrade Citrix ADC or Citrix Gateway to release 13.0 build 61.xx and above. For more information see, Data governance and Citrix ADM service connect.

Citrix ADC 13.0 offers new and updated features with increased functionality. A comprehensive list of enhancements is listed in the release notes accompanying the release announcement. Read the release notes document before you upgrade your software.

This section provides information about upgrading and downgrading a Citrix ADC appliance (MPX and VPX) firmware by using the Citrix ADC GUI or CLI.

You can also use Citrix ADM to upgrade a Citrix ADC appliance. For more information, see:

For information about upgrading a Citrix ADC SDX appliance, see Single Bundle Upgrade.


Classic policy expressions are deprecated from Citrix ADC 12.0 build 56.20 onwards and as an alternative, use Advanced policies. For more information, see Advanced Policies

Upgrade and downgrade a Citrix ADC appliance