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Barracuda CloudGen Firewall

F12 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. To prevent damage, connect the DC plug to the appliance before plugging the power adapter into the AC outlet.

Default Port Configuration

Port LabelOS NotationSpeed/TypeManagement Port
1p110/100/1000 MBit RJ45X
2p210/100/1000 MBit RJ45 
3p310/100/1000 MBit RJ45 
4p410/100/1000 MBit RJ45 
5p510/100/1000 MBit RJ45 

Hardware Specifications

Interface

RJ45 Ethernet NICs

5x10/100/1000
USB 3.02
Serial console1 [RJ45]
Data Storage
CPUIntel Apollo Lake
RAM [GB]2
Mass Storage
TypeSSD
Size [GB]

80 or better

Size, Weight, Dimensions
Appliance weight2,0 kg / 4.4 lbs
Carton weight with appliance3,5 kg / 7.7 lbs
Appliance size: width x depth x height
  • 9.1 x 6.0 x 1.7 in
  • 23,2 x 15.3 x 4.4 cm
Form factorCompact

Hardware

Hardware crypto acceleratorYes, built-in
CoolingFanless

USB

2x USB 3.0

Form Factor

Desktop

Environmental
Noise emission [db/A]N/A
Operating temperature [°C]0 to +40
Storage temperature [°C]-20 to +70
Operating humidity (non-condensing)5% to 95%, non-condensing
MTBF (System)
MTBF [yrs.]> 5
Certifications & Compliance
CE emissionsYes
CE electrical safetyYes
FCC emissionsYes
ROHS compliantYes
Power & Efficiency

Power Supply

Single, external

Power Supply Input Voltage

100 – 240 V, AC

Power Supply Output Voltage

12 V, DC

Power Supply Voltage

50 Hz – 60 Hz

Power Supply Watts

45 W

Max. heat dissipation [W]26.7
Max. heat dissipation [BTU]90.9
Energy efficiency [average]> 93%

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 appliance it was delivered with.

LEDs and Acoustic Signals

Your appliance is equipped with a variety of LEDs and acoustic signals. Barracuda CloudGen Firewall F12 has on the front side one power LED (blue), one disc LED (green), one status LED (green/red) and 4 port LEDs and on the back side one power button LED and various port LEDs. Two acoustic signals indicate status of installation. The tables below show the different meanings of the different glowing states and acoustic signals:

LED ColorStatusMeaning InstallationMeaning Operation

All LED Off

Off

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

Appliance is powered off.

Power LED front side - BLUE

Steady

-

Appliance is plugged in and is on.
Status LED front side - GREEN/REDOffInstallation has not initialized far enough for LED control when installation is started.-

Status LED front side - GREEN

Steady

After a hotfix installation, the LED turns to green until the next reboot in case the hotfix installation was successful. This feature requires firmware 7.1.3 or higher OR 7.2.2 or higher.

Box is running normally, or installation has finished successfully.
Status LED front side - GREENBlinking slowly (1/s interval)Normal installation.Appliance is either booting, shutting down, or performing a system update.

Status LED front side - RED

Steady

After a hotfix installation, the LED turns to red until the next reboot in case the hotfix installation failed. This feature requires firmware 7.1.3 or higher OR 7.2.2 or higher.

Appliance is halted and may be disconnected, or an error occurred preventing the appliance from entering the up state.

Disc LED - GREEN

Blinking

Appliance is reading or writing on storage.

Appliance is accessing the internal storage.

Port LEDs - GREEN/YELLOW

Left blinking

Data transfer – Yellow (10/100 Mbps)

Port in use.
Right steady-Port is on.
Acoustic SignalFrequencyMeaning
Beep

1 time

(.)

Appliance starts booting.
Beep

3 times

(...)

Installation was completed successfully; appliance is halted for reboot. After reboot, one beep will again indicate booting.
Beep

3 times long

(_ _ _)

Error during installation.

LED and acoustic signals may vary between different appliance models.

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:

ParameterValue
Baud19200
Bits8
Stop bit1
ParityNone
HandshakeNone
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