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Barracuda Backup

How to Change the Barracuda Linux Backup Agent Port Number

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By default the Barracuda Backup Agent (Linux) utilizes port 5120 to communicate with the Barracuda Backup appliance. If there is a port conflict with another service, assign the Linux Agent a different port.

Assign a New Port

  1. Locate the config.ini file in the default file location: /usr/local/barracuda/bbs/config/config.ini
  2. To view the file, type the following command: cat /usr/local/barracuda/bbs/config/config.ini
  3. The file content displays:
    [installControl]

    installedVersion=6.3.04-rel
    buildNumber=200513

    [configuration]
    nodeGuid={00001001-5476F68E-5476F68E-5476F68F}
  4. Open the file with a text editor such as vi or vim, for example: vim /usr/local/barracuda/bbs/config/config.ini
  5. Add the following line to the end of the config.ini file: Port=5555
    Where 5555 represents the port number you want to assign the Agent.
  6. View the file, it should look similar to:
    [installControl]

    installedVersion=6.3.04-rel
    buildNumber=200513

    [configuration]
    Port=5555
  7. Save and close the file.

Restart the Agent

Enter the following command to restart the Linux Agent: 

/etc/init.d/bbagent start

Edit the Data Source

  1. Log in to the Barracuda Backup web interface, and go to the Backup > Sources page.
  2. Click Edit next to the data source, and configure the new port that the Linux Agent is to use, for example:
    linux_agent_new_port.png 

 

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