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Barracuda CloudGen WAN

Getting Started

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Follow the steps below to get the default configuration of Barracuda CloudGen WAN up and running. In this guide, you will do the following:

  • Subscribe to the Barracuda CloudGen WAN service in Microsoft Azure
  • Create a Microsoft Azure virtual WAN
  • Create a hub in Microsoft Azure virtual WAN
  • Create a Barracuda CloudGen WAN gateway in Microsoft Azure
  • Create a site configuration in Barracuda CloudGen WAN
  • Deploy a site appliance (virtual or hardware)

To add more resources to Barracuda CloudGen WAN, simply repeat the corresponding step.

Before You Begin

Step 1. Subscribe to the Barracuda CloudGen WAN Service in Microsoft Azure

This step is necessary only if you have not yet subscribed to the CloudGen WAN service in Microsoft Azure.

  1. Log into the Azure portal: https://portal.azure.com
  2. In the left menu, click  Create a resource   and search for Barracuda CloudGen WAN Service .
  3. Click Barracuda CloudGen WAN Service.
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  4. The Barracuda Barracuda CloudGen WAN Service marketplace entry opens. 
  5. From the Select a Software plan drop down-menu select Default.
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  6. Click Create.
  7. The Barracuda CloudGen WAN Service blade opens. Specify values for the following:
    • Name - Enter a name for the Barracuda CloudGen WAN service, e.g., Campus_CloudGenWAN_Service.
    • Subscription - Select your Microsoft Azure subscription.
    • Billing term - Select either Monthly or Yearly billing
    • Preferred e-mail address - Enter your e-mail address.
    • Preferred phone numberEnter your phone number.
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  8. Click Subscribe.
  9. You will receive an email notification from Microsoft Azure Marketplace. You can ignore the email and continue in Azure.
  10. Click on the bell notification icon to go to the newly created subscription.
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  11. Click on the entry of your newly created subscription, e.g., Campus_CloudGenWAN_Service.
  12. Click Manage Account.
  13. You will be redirected to the CloudGen WAN user interface.
  14. Enter your Barracuda Cloud Control credentials.  
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  15. Click Sign In.
  16. Your subscription will be validated.
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  17. After successful validation, the DASHBOARD tab is displayed.
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The subscription process was successful. Continue with Step 2. 

Step 2. Create a Virtual WAN in Microsoft Azure

Either create a new virtual WAN with a hub in Microsoft Azure, or use an existing virtual WAN with an existing hub. For more information on creating a new Microsoft Azure virtual WAN with a hub, see How to Create a Microsoft Azure Virtual WAN.

Step 3. Create a Barracuda CloudGen WAN Gateway in Microsoft Azure

For more information on creating a Barracuda CloudGen WAN gateway, see How to Create a Barracuda CloudGen WAN Gateway in Microsoft Azure.

Step 4. Create a Site Config in Barracuda CloudGen WAN

For more information on creating a site configuration in Barracuda CloudGen WAN, see How to Create a Site Configuration in Barracuda CloudGen WAN.

Step 5. Deploy Your Site

You can use hardware and virtual appliances as your Barracuda CloudGen WAN site appliance. For more information on the deployment, see Hardware Deployment and Virtual Systems (VTx) Deployment.

For more information on available hardware models, see Hardware Models.

Next Steps

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