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Barracuda CloudGen Firewall

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How to Configure a Shared Service

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A shared service is configured on the cluster level. The service must first be created on the Barracuda NG Control Center 'shared services' folder and then added to the individual virtual servers in the cluster.   

Step 1. Create a Shared Service

  1. Open the Config >  Full Config page.
  2. Expand your desired cluster and right-click the Shared Services object and select Create Shared Service.
  3. Enter the name.   
  4. Select the type of shared service from the Software Module list:  
  5. (optional) Specify the following parameters for the shared service:
    • Administered by –  The administrators allowed to manage the cluster. You can select:
      • all-authorized (default) – Permits management for each configured administrator.
      • restricted-set – Lets you explicitly define the administrator who is allowed to manage the cluster. 
        • Privileged Admins –  Enter the Barracuda NG Admin login name of the corresponding administrator and click Insert …  to add them to the listing on the right. 
          Via  Change  you may edit an already existing name. Select the wanted entry, modify the spelling, and click  Change . By clicking  Delete , the admin is removed from the list.

    • Access Notification –   In addition to the standard parameters  Service Default    (Success)  and  Service Default (Failure)  (known from Barracuda NG Firewall service configuration), the access notification offers success and failure parameters for each of the 3 possible admin-access-notification profiles.
  6. Click Activate.

Step 2. Add the Shared Service to a Virtual Server

Add a Cluster Service to the virtual servers in the same cluster.

  1. Expand Multi-Range > rangename lustername > Virtual Servers > servername .
  2. Right-click the server node and select Add Shared Service.
  3. Select the shared service you want to add and click OK.
  4. Click Activate.

The Cluster Service is added to the Service node below the Cluster Server. (DNS-Service) and (snmp) service nodes are created as links to the unique Cluster Service below the Cluster Service node. The same applies to the global settings of the (cfirewall) node. The Cascaded Firewall Specific node is the only object, which has to be configured below the > Assigned   Services node directly, as settings made here apply per server and not per cluster (see: Local Rules section and Special Rules section in Distributed Firewall).

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