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Barracuda CloudGen Firewall

How to Add a new F-Series Firewall to the Control Center

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To add an F-Series Firewall deployed in the public cloud (Azure or AWS) to the Control Center, see How to Import an Existing F-Series Firewall into a Control Center.

Before you deploy a new firewall, you can create and configure all necessary settings on the Control Center. Deploy the PAR file to firewall.

Step 1. Create a New F-Series Firewall Configuration in the Control Center

  1. Expand the Boxes node (CONFIGURATION > Configuration Tree > Multi-Range > your range your cluster).
  2. Right click on Boxes and select Create Box Wizard. The Wizard window opens.
  3. Enter all settings requested by the Create Box Wizard.
  4. Click Finish.
  5. Click Activate.

Step 2. (optional) Configure the Remote Management Tunnel

Step 3. Activate the F-Series Firewall Configuration

Imported firewalls are disabled per default. Disables NextGen Firewall F-Series are represented by a grey status icon.

  1. Open the Box Properties page for the NextGen Firewall F-Series (CONFIGURATION > Configuration Tree > Multi-Range > your range your cluster > your NextGen Firewall F-Series).
  2. In the left menu click on Operational.
  3. Set Disable Box to no.
  4. Click Send Changes and Activate.

The status of the NextGen Firewall F-Series on the Status Map (CONTROL > Status Map) now changes from grey (offline) to red with dashes (unreachable).

Step 4. Deploy the PAR file to the F-Series Firewall 

Deploy the configuration of the new Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series to the remote NextGen Firewall F-Series.

Step 4.1 Create the PAR file on the Control Center
  1. Log into the Control Center.
  2. Expand the node for the NextGen Firewall F-Series you imported in Step 2.
  3. Right click on the box name and select Create PAR file for box.
  4. Choose the destination folder and click Save. 
Step 4.2. Import the PAR on the F-Series Firewall
  1. Log into your F-Series Firewall.
  2. Go to CONFIGURATION > Configuration Tree > Multi-Range > your range > your cluster > your NextGen Firewall F-Series.
  3. Right click on the Box node and select Restore from PAR file.
  4. Click OK. 
  5. Select the PAR file created in step 4.1. and click Open.
  6. Click Activate.
Step 4.3. Activate Network Configuration
  1. Go to CONTROL > Box.
  2. In the left menu, expand the Network section.
  3. Click Activate new network configuration.
  4. In the dialog window, click Failsafe.
  5. In the left menu, expand Operating Systems and click Firmware Restart.
  6. Click YES. The firmware of the NextGen Firewall F-Series restarts.

The status of the F-Series Firewall is now green, red or yellow. It can take a couple of minutes to for the remote Firewall to initiate a management tunnel.

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