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How to Add a new Barracuda NG Firewall to the Control Center

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Before you deploy a new Barracuda NG Firewall you can create and configure all necessary settings on the NG Control Center. Deploy the PAR file to the NG Firewall to finish adding the NG Firewall to the NG Control Center.

In this article:

Step 1. Create a new Barracuda NG Firewall Box

  1. Expand the Boxes node (Config > Multi-Range > your range your cluster).
  2. Right click on Boxes and select Create Box Wizard. The Wizard window opens.
  3. Enter all settings requested by the Create Box Wizard.
  4. Click Finish.
  5. Click Activate.

Step 2. (optional) Configure Remote Management Tunnel

Step 3. Enable the NG Firewall

Imported NG Firewalls are disabled per default. Disables NG Firewall are represented by a grey status icon.

  1. Open the Box Properties page for the NG Firewall (Config > Multi-Range > your range your cluster > your NG Firewall).
  2. In the left menu click on Operational.
  3. Set Disable Box to no.
  4. Click Send Changes and Activate.

The status of the NG Firewall on the Status Map (Control > Status Map) now changes from grey (offline) to red with dashes (unreachable).

Step 4. Deploy the PAR file to the NG Firewall 

Deploy the configuration of the new Barracuda NG Firewall to the remote NG Firewall.

Step 4.1 Create the PAR file on the NG Control Center
  1. Log in to the NG Control Center.
  2. Expand the node for the NG Firewall you imported in Step 2.
  3. Right click on the box name  and select Create PAR file for box.
  4. Choose the destination folder and click Save. 
Step 4.2. Import the PAR on the NG Firewall
  1. Log in to you NG Firewall.
  2. Go to Config > Full Config.
  3. Right click on the Box node and select Restore from PAR file.
  4. Click OK. 
  5. Select the PAR file created in step 4.1. and click Open.
  6. Click Activate.
Step 4.3. Activate Network Configuration
  1. Go to CONTROL > Box.
  2. In the left menu, expand the Network section.
  3. Click Activate new network configuration.
  4. In the dialog window, click Failsafe.
  5. In the left menu, expand Operating Systems and click Firmware Restart.
  6. Click YES. The firmware of the NextGen Firewall F-Series restarts.

The status of the NG Firewall is now green, red or yellow. It can take a couple of minutes to for the remote NG Firewall to initiate a management tunnel.

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