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Barracuda Backup

Configuring Backup Alerts and Reports in Local Control

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

The articles in this section refer to Barracuda Backup Legacy Release firmware or newer.

To enable email notifications for backup alerts and reports, you must first configure SMTP on the Local Control Barracuda Backup appliance.

Configure SMTP Settings

Configure SMTP settings using the following steps:

  1. Log in to your Barracuda Backup appliance using the device IP address.
  2. Go to System > Barracuda Backup Appliance Settings.
  3. In the SMTP Settings section, select whether to use DNS or to designate a Smart Host.
    1. Use DNS – Select Use DNS, and then enter your SMTP domain in the SMTP Domain field:
    2. Use Smart Host – Select Use Smart Host, and then enter your SMTP Smart Host Hostname and specify the Port over which you want to connect:
  4. To test your SMTP configuration, enter a valid email address, and click Send Test Email:

Configure Email Notifications

Use the following steps to configure email notifications:

  1. Log in to your Barracuda Backup appliance using the device IP address.
  2. Go to Admin > Email Notifications
  3. In the Add a recipient section, enter a valid email address in the Email Address field, and specify whether the recipient is to receive reports, and/or alerts:
    1. Send reports – A report for each backup job is sent.
    2. Send alerts – Alerts are sent if a backup job has errors or if the Barracuda Backup appliance is offline.
  4. Click Save to add the recipient:



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