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Barracuda CloudGen Firewall

F280 Revision A

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Opening your Barracuda Networks appliance or removing its warranty label unless instructed to do so by Barracuda Networks support will void your warranty and hardware support.

Barracuda Networks Appliance Safety Instructions

Always use the power supply shipped with the appliance.

Default Port Configuration

LabelOS NotationSpeed/TypeManagement Port
1port110/100/1000 MBit RJ45X
2port210/100/1000 MBit RJ45 
3port310/100/1000 MBit RJ45 
4port410/100/1000 MBit RJ45 

Hardware Specifications

CPUIntel Dual Core
Memory4 GB
Mass Storage80 GB SSD
Flash Disk-
LCD Module-
USB2x USB 2.0
L-Shape rack mount bracketIncluded in packaging
Wall mount bracketIncluded in packaging
Form FactorDesktop
Dimensions (W/D/H) 272 x 195 x 44 mm
10.7 x 7.7 x 1.8 in
Net Weight 2.3 kg / 5.1 lbs
Power SupplySingle, internal
Power Supply Input Voltage100 - 240 V, AC
Poper Supply Output Voltage12 V, DC
Power Supply Voltage47 Hz - 63 Hz
Power Supply Watts45 W
Storage Temperature-20 °C to +70 °C
Operation Temperature0 °C to +40 °C
Relative Humidity5% - 95%, non-condensing
CertificationsCE, FCC, ROHS

802.11 b/g/n up to 150 Mbps single antenna extended range

The hardware specifications list was valid at the time this manual was published. The listed components are subject to change at any time, as Barracuda Networks may change hardware components due to technological advancements. Therefore, the list may not reflect the current hardware configuration of the Barracuda Networks NextGen Firewall F-Series or NextGen Control Center appliance it was delivered with.

Status LEDs and Acoustic Signals

Your appliance is equipped with a variety of LEDs and acoustic signals. On the front of the Barracuda NextGen Firewall F280 there are 4 LEDs indicating connected network port link connections, one power LED, and one disc LED. On the back of the unit there is a power button with included LED.

ColorGlowing StateMeaning
All LEDsOff

Appliance is powered off or installation has not initialized far enough for LED control when installation is started.

Power LED on the front is blue

Power LED on the back is blue

SteadyUnit is plugged in and powered on
Power LED on the back is redSteady

Unit is plugged in but powered off

Disc LED on the front is blueBlinkingUnit is reading/writing to the storage system
Port LED on the front is green


Port is in use (Data transfer)
Port LED on the back

Left blinking

Right steady

Port is in use (Data transfer)

Port is on

Acoustic SignalFrequencyMeaning: Installation
Beep1 time

Unit starts booting

Beep3 timesInstallation is completed successfully and appliance is halted for reboot. After reboot, one beep indicates booting.

Serial Console Port

In order to establish a console connection to the appliance using an RJ45 serial cable, you need to configure the serial port on the terminal using the following parameters:

Stop bit1