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Barracuda Backup

How to Upgrade Firmware on a Local Control Appliance

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Local Control is no longer available to new customers, but will continue to be supported for existing customers.


This article refers to the Barracuda Backup Legacy Release firmware or newer in Local Control.

Before enabling Local Controlto receive firmware update notifications, you must configure an email contact within Barracuda Cloud Control. This is usually the email account you use when setting up your Barracuda Cloud Control account.

Complete the following steps to upgrade the firmware on a Local Control appliance:

  1. Log in to the Barracuda Backup Local Control web interface, and go to the System > Firmware page.

  2. Click download the newest Firmware Package:


  3. Save the firmware package to your local system:

  4. In the web interface, to the right of Firmware Package file, click Browse, and select the firmware package you downloaded to your local system:

  5. Once the file is selected, click Upload Firmware Package:

  6. The firmware package is now loaded. Click Upgrade Now to begin the firmware upgrade:

  7. Allow the upgrade to complete; this may take up to 10 minutes. A notification displays when the upgrade process is complete:

  8. Click OK to close the notification. Allow approximately 10 minutes for services to update and restart. Refresh your browser to see the changes in the web interface.



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