This test monitors the SSL handshakes handled by a Citrix Secure Gateway.

Target of the test : Any Citrix Secure Gateway server

Agent deploying the test : An internal agent

Outputs of the test : One set of results is reported for every Citrix secure gateway server being monitored.

Configurable parameters for the test
Parameter Description

Test Period

How often should the test be executed


The IP address of the host for which the test is being configured.


Refers to the port used by the Citrix secure gateway server

Measurements made by the test
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation

SSL Handshakes

The number of SSL handshakes handled by the CSG in the last measurement period.



SSL handshake rate

The rate at which SSL handshakes are being handled by the CSG.


This value is one of the representations of the workload on the CSG.

Pending SSL handshakes

The number of SSL handshakes currently in progress between the CSG and clients.


Ideally, this value should be low.

Avg SSL handshake time

The average time taken for an SSL handshake to complete.


This value indicates whether SSL handshakes are slowing down user access to the Citrix infrastructure.