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Barracuda CloudGen Firewall

F180 Revision B

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Warranty and Safety Instructions

Opening your Barracuda Networks appliance or removing its warranty label unless instructed to do so by Barracuda Networks support will void your warranty and hardware support.

Barracuda Networks Appliance Safety Instructions

Always use the power supply shipped with the appliance. To prevent damage, connect the DC plug to the appliance before plugging the power adapter into the AC outlet.

Default Port Configuration

Port LabelOS NotationSpeed/TypeManagement Port
1p110/100/1000 MBit RJ45X
2p2 10/100/1000 MBit RJ45 
3p3 10/100/1000 MBit RJ45 
4p4 10/100/1000 MBit RJ45 
5p5 10/100/1000 MBit RJ45 
6p6 10/100/1000 MBit RJ45 
7p710/100/1000 MBit RJ45 
8p810/100/1000 MBit RJ45 
9p910/100/1000 MBit RJ45 
10p1010/100/1000 MBit RJ45 
11p1110/100/1000 MBit RJ45 
12p1210/100/1000 MBit RJ45 
13p131 GbE Optical Fiber SFP 
14p141 GbE Optical Fiber SFP 
15p151 GbE Optical Fiber SFP 
16p161 GbE Optical Fiber SFP 

The CloudGen Firewall hardware appliances ship with a Quick Start Guide. Follow this guide to connect to your firewall. To protect your network, follow the instructions for the standard deployment.

Hardware Specifications


RJ45 Ethernet NICs

  • 12 x 1 GbE RJ45 Ethernet

  • 4 x 1 GbE SFP

USB 3.02
Serial console1 [RJ45]
Integrated Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11b/g/n)Yes
CPUAMD R-Series, 2 cores
Mass Storage
Size [GB]100+
Size, Weight, Dimensions
Appliance weight [kg]2.3
Carton weight with appliance [kg]4.6
Appliance size: width x depth x height [mm]300 x 219 x 44
Carton size: width x depth x height [mm]400 x 340 x 185


Form Factor






Power supply

Single, external

L-shape rack mount brackets

Included in packaging

Wall-mount brackets


Din-rail mount clip-
Noise emission [db/A]<40
Operating temperature [°C]0 to +40
Storage temperature [°C]-20 to +70
Operating humidity (non-condensing)10% to 95%
Certifications & Compliance
CE emissionsYes
CE electrical safetyYes
FCC emissionsYes
ROHS compliantYes
Power & Efficiency
Power supply typeExternal
Power type [AC/DC]AC
Input rating [Volts]90-264
Input frequency [Hz]50-60
Auto sensen.a.
Wattage / max. power draw [W]90
Max. power draw (@ 230V) [A]4
Max. heat dissipation [W]52
Max. heat dissipation [BTU]180
Energy efficiency [average]> 89%

The hardware specifications list was valid at the time this manual was published. The listed components are subject to change at any time, as Barracuda Networks may change hardware components due to technological advancements. Therefore, the list may not reflect the current hardware configuration of the Barracuda Networks appliance it was delivered with.

LEDs and Acoustic Signals

Your appliance is equipped with a variety of LEDs and acoustic signals. The front panel of the Barracuda CloudGen Firewall F180 B contains one power LED (blue), one disc LED (green), one status LED (red), and 4 port LEDs. On the back panel, you can see one power button LED and various port LEDs. Two acoustic signals indicate status of installation. The tables below show the different meanings of the different glowing states and acoustic signals:

LED ColorStatusMeaning InstallationMeaning Operation

All LEDs Off


Appliance is powered off or installation has not initialized far enough for LED control when installation is started.

Appliance is powered off.

Power LED front side - BLUE


Installation was completed successfully, appliance is halted for reboot or installation was not yet initialized far enough for LED control.

Appliance is plugged in and is on.

Both Status LEDs front side - GREEN and RED


Installation has not initialized far enough for LED control when installation is started.


Status LED front side - GREEN


Installation was completed successfully, appliance is halted for reboot.

Appliance is up and running.

Status LED front side - GREEN


Normal installation.

Appliance is either booting, shutting down, or performing a system update.

Status LED front side - REDSteady-Appliance is halted and may be disconnected.

Status LED front side - RED


Error during installation.

An error has appeared preventing the appliance from entering the up state.

Both Status LEDs front side - GREEN and RED



Appliance is in ART mode.

Disc LED front side - YELLOWBlinking-Appliance is reading or writing on storage.


Left blinking

Data transfer – Yellow (10/100 Mbps)

Port in use.

Right steady


Port is on.

Acoustic SignalFrequencyMeaning

1 time


Appliance is booting.

3 times


Installation was completed successfully; appliance is halted for reboot. After reboot, one beep will again indicate booting.

3 times long

(_ _ _)

Error during installation

LED and acoustic signals may vary between different appliance models.

Serial Console Port

In order to establish a console connection to the appliance using an RJ45 serial cable, you need to configure the serial port on the terminal using the following parameters:

Stop bit1