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Barracuda CloudGen Firewall

This Firmware Version Is End-Of-Support

Documentation for this product is no longer updated. Please see End-of-Support for CloudGen Firewall Firmware for further information on our EoS policy.

How to Download Applications, Updates, and Hotfixes

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To download updates, hotfixes, or applications for your Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series or NextGen Control Center, use the Updates element on the DASHBOARD page for standalone units, or download the update packages directly from the Barracuda Download Portal

In this article:

Download from the DASHBOARD Updates Element 

The Updates dashboard element shows all available and installed updates, hotfixes, and applications for your NextGen Firewall F-Series. Click on the download icon to download the update. Use the FILTER option to quickly find the desired update or hotfix. Click on the file to open the description.

  • Available – All available updates and hotfixes for this unit as well as update notifications for NextGen Admin, NextGen Report Creator, and Barracuda Network Access Client.
  • Installed – Previously installed updates and hotfixes.

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Download Barracuda NextGen Admin

Make sure that you are not using a Barracuda NextGen Admin version that is older than the NextGen Firewall F-Series or Control Center firmware. Since NextGen Admin is backward compatible, it is recommended to use the latest version. For example, you can configure any 4.2, 5.0, 5.2, 5.4, 6.0, or 6.1 NextGen Firewall F-Series or Control Center with NextGen Admin 6.1.

Download Barracuda NextGen Admin using your Barracuda Networks account:

  1. Log into the Barracuda Download Portal.
  2. Select NG Admin from the Type list.
  3. Click Search.
  4. From the product list, select the applicable Barracuda NextGen Admin version.
  5. After the download entry expands, click the Download button.

Download Barracuda F-Series Install

Barracuda F-Series Install creates the installation USB sticks used to reinstall NextGen Firewall F-Series hardware appliances.

  1. Log into the Barracuda Download Portal.
  2. Select Utility from the Type list.
  3. Click Search.
  4. Select Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series from the list of products.
  5. From the product list, select the applicable Barracuda F-Series Install version.
  6. After the download entry expands, click the Download button.

Download Updates and Hotfixes

From your Barracuda Networks Account, you can download updates and hotfixes for the Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series:

  • Updates – Used for upgrades to newer releases. 
  • Patches – Patches for minor releases are available for up to firmware 5.4. For example, 5.4.5 to 5.4.6. Starting with 6.0, only update packages are available.  
  • Hotfixes – Hotfixes include critical bug fixes, such as security vulnerabilities. 
  1. Log into the Barracuda Download Portal.
  2. If you want to download an update:
    1. Select Update from the Type list.
    2. Click Search.
    3. Select the update that you want to download.
    4. After the download entry expands, click the Download button.
  3. If you want to download a hotfix or patch:
    1. Select Hotfix from the Type list.
    2. Click Search.
    3. Select the hotfix or patch that you want to download.
    4. After the download entry expands, click the Download button.
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