Citrix Command Center can be configured as a Syslog server for NetScaler. You can always opt to forward syslog events to other servers and does not have to be a Command Center server, but Citrix Command Center syslog capabilities may be adequate for your needs.
Assuming that Citrix Command Center is implemented a number of devices, it may be best to configure central authentication such as Active Directory (LDAP) instead of creating local accounts. This post will guide you on how to configure LDAP Authentication for Citrix Command Center.
One of the coolest features of Citrix Command Center is NetScaler Backup. Not only you can perform a backup of NetScaler configuration, you can also perform a restore from within Citrix Command Center.
Citrix Command Center performs discovery using device profiles in order to add devices for monitoring. In this guide, we will show how to create a NetScaler device profile and perform discovery. In this device profile, we will also configure SNMP settings.
In order to monitor a NetScaler device, you will need to connect the NetScaler with a device profile and specify a user. The default account is nsroot but you can create an additional account. For example, your organization’s security policies may require separate accounts for management.