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Getting Started - NG Control Center for Microsoft Azure

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The Barracuda NG Control Center for Microsoft Azure is available as a Bring Your Own License (BYOL) image from the Azure Marketplace. It includes two preconfigured ranges. By default, the Azure range is configured with a cluster for each Azure datacenter. The NG Control Center can manage both on-premise hardware and virtual units, as well as public cloud NG Firewalls. It is not possible to use the Azure NG Control Center in a high availability cluster.

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Before you Begin

Step 1. Set a Static IP Address for the NG Control Center VM

You must reserve the internal IP address of your NG Control Center VM because managed NG Firewalls expect the IP address of the Control Center to be static.

For more information, see Best Practice - Switch to a Static Internal IP Address in Microsoft Azure.

Step 1. Configure NTP Settings

Enable the NTP daemon and configure the time servers.

  1. Log into the box layer of the Barracuda NG Control Center.
  2. Go to CONFIGURATION > Configuration Tree > Box Administrative Settings.
  3. In the left menu, select Time Settings/NTP.
  4. Click Lock.
  5. Set Enable sync on Startup to yes.
  6. Click to add time servers to the Time ServerIP list. Enter the IP address for time.windows.com
  7. Set Start NTPd to yes
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  8. Click Send Changes and Activate.

Step 2. Export the Base License on Box Layer

  1. Log into the box layer of the Barracuda NG Control Center.
  2. Open the CONFIGURATION > Full Config > Box > Box Licenses page.
  3. Click Lock.
  4. In the Licenses table, select the Base License and click Im/ Export and select Export to clipboard or Export to File.

Step 3. Configure CC Identification Settings

The CC Identification settings are required to secure communication between the Barracuda NG Control Center and the Barracuda NG Firewalls it manages.

  1. Log into the Barracuda NG Control Center.
  2. Click Trust.
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  3. Go to CONFIGURATION > Configuration Tree > Multi-Range > Global Settings > CC Identity. The This Connection is Untrusted popup opens.
  4. Click No.
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  5. Click Lock.
  6. In the CC Identification section, click Import and select Import from Clipboard or Import from File to import the base license exported in step 3.
  7. In the Organization field, enter your organization name.
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  8. In the left menu, click Trust Chain.
  9. Define the keys and certificates required for secure communication between the Barracuda NG Control Center and the Barracuda NG Firewall systems that it will manage:
    • CC Private Key – Click New Key and specify the key length.
    • CC Certificate – Click Edit and specify the certificate settings.
    • CC SSH Key – Click New Key and specify the key length.
  10. Click Send Changes and Activate.

Step 4. (optional) Complete the Auto Activation Form

To automatically activate managed NG Firewall licenses, you must enter the data for the auto-activation form once.

  1. Log into the Barracuda NG Control Center.
  2. Go to CONFIGURATION > Configuration Tree > Multi-Range > Global Settings > CC Parameters.
  3. In the left menu, select Activation Template.
  4. Click Lock.
  5. Enter the Owner and Purchase Information.
  6. Click Send Changes and Activate.

Next Steps

Continue with the steps below to set up the Barracuda NG Control Center in Microsoft Azure according to your needs.

  Link
Create Admins Barracuda NG Control Center Admins
Configure Central Management
Add Managed NG Firewalls
License Managed NG Firewalls

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