The Barracuda NG Firewall F900 is available in three different sub-models. Each model offering a different setup of port modules. The Barracuda NG Firewall F900 has three different NIC module bays equipped with the following Barracuda Network Modules:
Barracuda NG Firewall F900 model CCC (24x1 GbE copper network ports)
Barracuda NG Firewall F900 model CCE (16x1 GbE copper + 4x1 GbE SFP (fibre) network ports)
Barracuda NG Firewall F900 model CFE (8x1 GbE + 8x1 GbE SFP (fibre) + 4x10 GbE SFP+ (fibre) network ports)
Default Port Configuration
|Label||OS Notation||Speed/Type||Management Port|
|MGMT||MGMT||10/100/1000 MBit RJ45||X|
|Mass Storage (SSD)||80 GB (system)|
300 GB (logs, cache)
|LCD Module||2 x 20 characters|
|USB||2x USB 2.0|
|Form Factor||2U rack mount|
|Dimensions (W/D/H)||442 x 660 x 88 mm|
17.4 x 17.4 x 3.5 in
|Weight appliance||18 kg / 39.6 lbs|
|Power Supply||Dual, internal|
|Power Supply Input Voltage||100 - 240 V, AC|
|Power Supply Voltage||47 Hz - 63 Hz|
|Power Supply Watts||500 W redundant|
|Storage Temperature||-20 °C - +70 °C|
|Operation Temperature||0 °C - 40 °C|
|Relative Humidity||5% - 95%, non-condensing|
|Certifications||CE, FCC, ROHS|
Status LEDs and Acoustic Signals
Your appliance is equipped with a variety of LEDs. One of them is the Status LED. It is either labeled with a heart symbol or the term Status. It indicates the appliance’s operational state by changing colors between green, orange and red and by changing between blinking and steady glowing. The table below shows the different meanings of the different glowing states.
|Color||Glowing State||Meaning installation||Meaning Normal Operation or Active Recovery Technology Operation|
Appliance is powered off or installation has not initialized far enough for LED control when installation is started.
|Appliance is powered off.|
Appliance is either booting, shutting down or performing a system update.
Installation was completed successfully, appliance is halted for reboot or installation was not yet initialized far enough for LED control.
|Barracuda NG Firewall is up and running.|
|Red||Blinking||Error during installation.|
An error has appeared preventing Barracuda NG Firewall from entering the up state.
|Red||Steady||-||Appliance is halted and may be disconnected.|
|Orange||Steady||-||Appliance is in ART mode.|
|Acoustic Signal||Frequency||Meaning Installation|
Unit starts booting
|Beep||3 times||Installation is completed successfully and appliance is halted for reboot. After reboot, one beep indicates booting.|
Serial Console Port
In order to establish a console connection to the appliance using a serial cable (Revision A: DB9, Revision B: RJ45), you need to configure the serial port on the terminal using the following parameters:
This security appliance features a key pad with four keys and an LCD panel on the left side of the front panel. These may be used to obtain certain information and to perform certain commands directly on the appliance.
Navigates back or acts like an Escape key while working in the LCD menu.
Navigates up or increases a value.
Navigates down or decreases a value.
Navigates forth or acts like an Enter key for confirming a configuration step.
LCD Display Menu
You may use the LCD display and the keypad to access certain appliance features. Use the up and down keys to navigate through the items of the main menu.
The LCD menu features the following items from top to bottom:
|Appliance type, OS version and release number||This is the default display.|
|IP address and subnet mask||Shows the configured IP address and subnet mask of the appliance.|
|Time and date||Shows time and date currently configured on the appliance.|
|Uptime of Barracuda OS||The uptime in days, hours and minutes.|
|Serial number of the appliance||Unique identifier for the appliance.|
|Shutdown menu||Enables you to shut down the appliance.|
|Reboot menu||Enables you to reboot the appliance.|
|Menu to change the management IP address||Configure the IP address for the management port.|
|Menu to boot into ART during the next reboot|
Enables you to set a flag that will cause the appliance to boot into ART the next time it is rebooted.
For information on how to mount your appliance, see Rack Installation for Barracuda NextGen Firewall F800 Revision C and F900 Revision A,B