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Barracuda CloudGen Firewall

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Wi-Fi AP Authentication Aerohive Configuration

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To authenticate users connected to Aerohive access points, you must stream the syslog containing the authentication data to the Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series.

Reference devices/versions: 

  • Aerohive AP230 802.11ac Wireless AP Version 6.4r1a
  • Aerohive Networks HiveManager Online 6.4r1

Enable syslog streaming on the Aerohive AP

  1. Log into the Aerohive Networks HiveManager.
  2. Go to Configuration > Advanced Configuration > Management Services > Syslog Assignments.
  3. Click New and configure syslog streaming:
    • Syslog Server – Select the IP address of the Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series from the dropdown.
    • Severity – Select Info from the dropdown.
  4. Click Apply.
  5. Click Save

Add syslog configuration to network policy

Add the syslog configuration to the Network Policy you are using for your access points.


Verify that the Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series is receiving the syslog data

On the Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series, go to LOGS and open the Box > Control > AuthService_wifiap.log. After a successful authentication, you will see a logged in user <username> with IP <IP address> line in the log. The Wi-Fi access point name is also listed.

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