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Barracuda CloudGen Firewall

F100 / F101 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 MBit RJ45X
2port210/100 MBit RJ45 
3port310/100 MBit RJ45 
4port410/100 MBit RJ45 

Hardware Specifications

Memory1 GB
Flash Disk4 GB
USB2x USB 2.0
Form FactorDesktop
Dimensions (W/D/H)36 x 19 x 5 cm

When planning to deploy this model with the Barracuda 19" Rackmount Shelf Kit, please take into consideration that the overall height exceeds one rack unit (1 RU).

Net Weight3.5 kg
Power Supply Input Voltage100 - 240 V, AC
Power Supply Output Voltage12 V, DC
Power Supply Voltage47 Hz - 63 Hz
Power Supply Watts60 W
Storage Temperature-20 °C - +70 °C
Operation Temperature0 °C - 40 °C
Relative Humidity5% - 95%, non-condensing
CertificationsCE, FCC, ROHS
Wi-Fi (F101 only)802.11 b/g or better extended range WiFi adapter

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 LED

Your appliance is equipped with a variety of LEDs. One of them is the Status LED. It is labeled either with a heart symbol or the term Status. It indicates the appliance’s operational state by changing colors between green, orange, and red, and by changing between blinking and steady glowing. The table below shows the different meanings of the different glowing states. 

ColorGlowing StateMeaning: InstallationMeaning: Normal Operation or Active Recovery Technology (ART) Operation

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

Appliance is powered off.
GreenBlinkingNormal installation.

Appliance is either booting, shutting down, or performing a system update.


Installation was completed successfully. Appliance is halted for reboot, or installation was not yet initialized far enough for LED control.

Barracuda NextGen Firewall is up and running.
RedBlinkingError during installation.

An error has occurred, preventing Barracuda NextGen Firewall from entering the up state.
If no orange light available: appliance is in ART mode.

RedSteady-Appliance is halted and may be disconnected.
OrangeSteady-Appliance is in ART mode.

Not all appliances support orange and/or red LED colors. Depending on the appliance type, the status LED might be on by default, and it might take some time during boot and installation to start either blinking or changing the color. Furthermore, the status LED might blink at different frequencies.

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