To deploy a Citrix SD-WAN 4100 or 5100 appliance, you must complete the following prerequisite setup before configuring the appliance.

Software versions

This document covers release of the SD-WAN software. See the release notes for the recommended versions of the NetScaler software corresponding to the desired release of the SD-WAN software. Never use any versions other than those recommended for SD-WAN 4100 and 5100 appliances.

License File

The number of accelerator appliances depend on the hardware platform and the type of license you apply to the appliance. The following list displays the number of accelerators that gets provisioned automatically by the Configuration Wizard:

  • Model 310: Two
  • Model 500: Three
  • Models 1000 and 1500: Six
  • Model 2000: Eight

Before you start provisioning the appliance, Citrix recommends that you have the license file with you, as it is required early in the configuration process To download a license file, complete the procedure described in the My Account All Licensing Tools - User Guide.

Installing the hardware

After you receive the hardware appliance from Citrix, you need to install it in the network. To install the SD-WAN 4100/5100 appliance hardware, follow the installation procedure at Installing the Hardware.