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Barracuda CloudGen Firewall

How to Assign and Activate Single Licenses on a Control Center

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You can activate single licenses for managed Barracuda CloudGen Firewalls on the Control Center. After activation the licenses are downloaded automatically. Activation can be done unattended or triggered manually by the administrator.

Before You Begin

  • Make sure the Barracuda Firewall Admin can connect to the Internet. Barracuda Firewall Admin automatically downloads and installs  the purchased license file from the licensing servers.
  • Verify your data in the Activation Template (Global Settings > CC Parameters).

Step 1. Enter the Product Type and Enable Configuration Updates

  1. Go to CONFIGURATION > Configuration Tree > Multi-Range > your range your cluster > your CloudGen Firewall > Box Properties.
  2. Click Lock.
  3. Select your Barracuda CloudGen Firewall model the Product Type and Hardware Model dropdown menus.
  4. In the left menu, click Operational.
  5. Set Disable Box to no.
  6. Click Send Changes and Activate.

Step 2.  Activate the Single License

Depending on the platform, you may be required to enter the serial number (for hardware), or the license token (for virtual and cloud).

Virtual CloudGen Firewall or Control Center

Enter the license token to initiate the unattended or manual activation.

  1. Log into the Control Center.
  2. Go to CONTROL > Barracuda Activation.
  3. Right click on the unlicensed CloudGen Firewall in the Single Licenses section and click Enter License Token. The Activate your Virtual Appliance window opens.
  4. Enter the license token you received when purchasing your License.
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  5. If the CloudGen Firewall is not online yet, you must enter the MAC address. Alternatively connect the appliance to the Control Center first, then reenter the token.
  6. If unattended activation is disabled, select the CloudGen Firewall in the Single Licenses list and click Activate.
Hardware F-Series Firewall or Control Center

For hardware appliances you must activate the license. If the appliance is not already connected to the Control Center you must enter the serial number.

  1. Log into the Control Center.
  2. Go to CONTROL > Barracuda Activation.
  3. Right click on the unlicensed CloudGen Firewall in the Single Licenses section and click Activate. The Activate your Virtual Appliance window opens.
  4. If the CloudGen Firewall is not online yet, you must enter the serial number. Alternatively connect the appliance to the Control Center first.

If unattended activation is enabled, the licenses are downloaded and activated automatically. The form data configured in Activation Template (Global Settings > CC Parameters) is used to fill in the activation form. You can also manually trigger the activation.

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