The Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series offers multiple audit and reporting functionalities to help you monitor activities throughout your network.
Firewall audit log streaming with IPFIX
Stream audit and reporting information based on the IPFIX protocol to external collectors by enabling IPFIX streaming for your firewall audit or HTTP proxy log.
For more information, see How to Configure Audit & Reporting with IPFIX.
Monitor network routes and if your are using a high availability cluster, the HA partner unit. HA units can also use an additional network connection for heartbeat communication.
For more information, see How to Configure Box-Level Monitoring.
Virtual server monitoring
Configure monitoring policies for your virtual servers. You can define monitoring targets as IP addresses (layer 3 monitoring) and optionally interfaces (layer 2 monitoring).
For more information, see Virtual Server Monitoring.
Hardware, disk and CPU load monitoring
Enable hardware monitoring and specify watermark settings for disk monitoring. To monitor the CPU load of the Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series, you can limit the number of processes simultaneously waiting for execution.
For more information, see How to Configure CPU Load, Hardware and Disk Monitoring.
SNMP allows a Network Management System (NMS) to remotely monitor the network and system state of the Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series. You can configure important events to send SNMP traps.
For more information, see How to Configure the SNMP Service.
Configure Revision Control System monitoring (RCS)
The Revision Control System (RCS) provides information on all configuration changes. You can also view, retrieve and revert older configuration versions.
For more information, see How to Configure Revision Control System Monitoring (RCS).
View and manage log entries for system processes and virtual servers running on the Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series.
For more information, see Logs.
The Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series generates statistic entries for each service and module. You can view statistics for disk utilization, processor load, network traffic, box and server processes.
For more information, see Statistics.
Events help you keep track of important system and access notifications. The Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series creates events for special system processes in the operating system, infrastructure, services, etc. You can configure the type of notification the event sends, when triggered.
For more information, see Events.
The Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series watchdog daemon monitors system processes and resources and executes repairs if necessary. It can also reboot the system if it detect that the system has become unresponsive or unstable.
For more information, see Watchdog.
Barracuda NextGen Report Creator
The Barracuda NextGen Report Creator creates reports containing statistics and logs that are collected on Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series units, including user activities, applications and URL categories. You can also generate collective reports for multiple firewalls simultaneously.
For more information, see Barracuda Report Creator.