The articles in this section refer to Barracuda Backup Legacy Release firmware or newer.
See also: Understanding Local Control
Enable Local Control to manage your Barracuda Backup Server independently of Barracuda Networks Cloud in a "connectionless" state. You enable Local Control during the Barracuda Backup appliance linking process. For more information, see the Backup Quick Start Guide included with the device.
Use the following steps to enable Local Control to manage the appliance independently of Barracuda Cloud Control:
- Go to https://login.barracuda.com/, and log in with your credentials.
- Once logged in, click Backup in the left pane. If this is your first time linking a Barracuda Backup appliance, click Start Backup setup; otherwise, click the Backup () tab, and go to Admin > Activate Backup Product.
Enter the Serial number and Linking code from the sticker on the back of the Quick Start Guide included with the appliance, and indicate your Identity. Click Continue.
Enter the appliance Location and Time Zone.
Turn on Enable Local Control. under Device Management.
- Enter your Billing Information and read and accept the Terms and conditions.
- The linking process may take a few minutes to complete. Wait until the Dashboard page appears, indicating that the Barracuda Backup appliance is successfully linked to your account. A green light next to the Barracuda Backup appliance on the Dashboard page indicates that your Barracuda Backup appliance is successfully connected.
Continue with Barracuda Backup Configuration.