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Barracuda CloudGen Firewall

DASHBOARD Firewall Page

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The Firewall page displays information about the firewall traffic and services related to networking and firewalling. To access the Firewall page, click the DASHBOARD tab and select the Firewall icon in the ribbon bar.

The elements on the Firewall page provide the following information if the features are enabled:

  • Security Services
  • Networking Services
  • Top Threats
  • Top Threat Vectors
  • Advanced Threat Protection
  • Connections
  • Top Live Applications
  • Top Allowed Applications / Top Blocked Applications
  • Top Allowed Users
  • Top Allowed URL Categories / Top Blocked URL Categories

Security Services

This element displays the status (enabled or disabled) of security-related services on the Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series. Click the arrow icon next to a feature to access the configuration. For information on how to enable security services, see How to Enable Application Control.

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The Security Services element provides the following information:

Networking Services

This element displays the status (enabled or disabled) of networking services. Click the arrow icon next to a feature to access the configuration.

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The Networking Services element provides the following information:

  • QoS – Quality of Service. QoS is part of the F-Series Traffic Shaping feature. For more information, see Traffic Shaping.
  • Application Based Provider Selection – Shows if application-based provider selection is enabled. For more information, see Application Control.
  • VOIP/SIP Proxying – Shows if VoIP/SIP proxying is enabled. For more information, see SIP Proxy.
  • TCP Proxying – Shows if TCP proxying is enabled. For more information, see General Firewall Configuration.
  • Bridging – Shows if bridging is enabled. For more information, see Bridging.
  • IPv6 – Shows if IPv6 is enabled and in use. For more information, see IPv6.
  • Dynamic Firewall Rules – Shows if dynamic firewall rules are enabled. For more information, see How to Create and Activate a Dynamic Access Rule.
  • HA Session Sync – Shows if HA sync is active. If the number of pending sessions exceeds 7% of the active sessions, the HA session sync is displayed in a warning state (yellow).

Top Threats

This element shows the top threats by number of incidents. Click the arrow icons next to the feature icons to expand the features and display or hide further information details.

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The Top Threats element provides the following information:

  • IPS – Shows the top threats detected by the Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), if enabled. For more information, see Intrusion Prevention System (IPS).
  • AV – Shows the top threats detected by the Virus Scanner service, if enabled. For more information, see Virus Scanner.
  • ATP – Shows the top threats detected by Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), if enabled. For more information, see Advanced Threat Protection (ATP).

Top Threat Vectors

This element provides information on the top threat vectors sorted by user and geolocation.

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The User column indicates the number of errors stemming from an individual user. The Geo Sources column indicates the source country of an attack or a country that has been categorized as unsafe. The Geo Destinations column indicates the target country of an attack.

Advanced Threat Protection

This element shows information gathered by Advanced Threat Protection if ATP is enabled. For more information, see Advanced Threat Protection (ATP).

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Connections

The Connections element shows the number of allowed and blocked connections on the F-Series.

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Click the link on the top right of the element (Last 24h) to change the time display interval, and select the check boxes to toggle the display view.

Top Live Applications

This element displays the currently transferred application and protocol traffic data per second, and provides information on the clients causing the traffic.

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Top Allowed Applications

This element shows the top allowed applications by data size.

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Top Blocked Applications 

This element shows the top blocked applications by the number of occurrences.

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Top Allowed Users

This element shows the top users by the data size.

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Top Allowed URL Categories  / Top Blocked URL Categories

These elements show allowed and blocked URL categories sorted by data/occurrences.

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