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Barracuda CloudGen Firewall

CC Barracuda Activation Page

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The Barracuda Activation page provides information on the license activation status of managed F-Series Firewalls. To access the Barracuda Activation page, click the CONTROL tab and select the Barracuda Activation icon.

The information displayed on the page is divided into two sections:

  • Single Licenses
  • Pool Licenses

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Single Licenses

The information in the single licenses section is divided into the following columns:

  • Activation State – This column shows the status of the license activation.
  • Box – The name of the firewall.
  • Cluster – The name of the cluster the box resides in.
  • Range ID  The name of the range that cluster and box belong to.
  • Appliance – The appliance model.
  • Serial – The serial number of the appliance.
  • Location – The geolocation the appliance resides in.
  • Country  The country the appliance resides in.
  • Start Date – The date the license activation starts.
  • Expiration Date – The date the license expires.
  • Info – Displays information on the license activation process.

Double-clicking an entry in the list triggers the activation process.

Context Menu

Right-clicking a list entry opens the context menu, which provides the following options:

  • Use Unattended Activation – Select this check box for automatic activation.
  • Update Licenses on CC – Triggers an update of the license.
  • Refresh – Refreshes the display window.
  • Show Filter – Displays the filter row on top of the list that lets you filter the list based on different criteria.

For more information on the standard context menu, see Barracuda NextGen Admin.

Pool Licenses

The information in the pool licenses section is divided into the following columns:

  • Activation State – This column shows the status of the license activation.
  • Model – The appliance model.
  • License ID  The ID of the license.
  • Instances – The number of licenses the license is installed for.
  • Used – Displays information about license usage in %.
  • Serial – The serial number of the license.
  • Start Date – The date the license activation starts.
  • Expiration Date – The date the license expires.
  • Activation Token – Displays the activation token.
  • Info – Displays information on the license activation state.
  • License Type – The license type.
  • Grace – The grace period in days for the license.
  • Comment – Additional information, if available.
Context Menu

Right-clicking a list entry opens the context menu, which provides the following options:

  • Import Pool License – Imports the pool license.
  • Remove Pool BAR <License Number> – Removes the selected pool license.
  • Use Unattended Activation – If you activate this option, NextGen Admin will not ask for personal contact information upon activating licenses on Barracuda servers. Activation templates can be edited in the configuration on global, range, and cluster levels. The activation process itself has to be triggered manually.
  • Update Licenses on CC – Triggers a license update.
  • Move Instances to another Pool – This option replaces box licenses derived from one pool license to another pool license.
  • Reassign Licenses to Instances – Reassigns licenses if the pool license was renewed, but box licenses were not automatically updated by the Control Center.
  • Open Pool Licenses Configuration – Opens the Multi-Range > Global Settings > Pool Licenses configuration page.
  • Refresh – Refreshes the display window.
  • Show Filter – Displays the filter row on top of the list that lets you filter the list based on different criteria.

For more information on the standard context menu, see Barracuda NextGen Admin.

Options Menu

The Barracuda Activation page provides icons in the top right of the ribbon bar, offering the following actions: 

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  • Activate Unit – Starts the activation process for the selected firewall.
  • Update Licenses – Triggers a license update.
  • Import Pool License – Imports the pool license.

For more information, see How to Install and Assign Pool Licenses on a Control Center.

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