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Barracuda Cloud Security Guardian

Configuring and Deploying a Web Application Firewall using AWS

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Deploying a Barracuda Web Application Firewall

You can use Barracuda Cloud Security Guardian to manage Barracuda Web Application Firewalls, thereby protecting your web applications. 

You can deploy  a Barracuda Web Application Firewall

  • from within Barracuda Cloud Security Guardian
  • from the AWS Marketplace. 
From within Barracuda Cloud Security Guardian

A wizard guides you through the process of deploying a Barracuda Web Application Firewall with Barracuda Cloud Security Guardian. As you make choices in the wizard, options appear based on your selections, guiding you in the configuration process.  

  1. Log into your Barracuda Cloud Security Guardian account.
  2. From the menu, navigate to Policy Management > Web Application.
  3. On the Web Application Policies page, click Deploy WAF.
  4. In the wizard, for the Deployment Location, select the AWS Account you want to associate with the Web Application Firewall. 
  5. Select a Region for that account. 
  6. Select a VPC from the list of available VPCs for that Region.
  7. Select one or more Subnets for that Region. Then click Next
  8. Select a deployment option, for example, Pay-As-You-Go. Then click Next.
  9. For the Instance Configuration and Auto-Scale Configuration, provide the following information, then click Next.
    • Instance Name – The name for the managed Barracuda Web Application Firewall within Barracuda Cloud Security Guardian. 
    • Description – (Optional) A description for this Barracuda Web Application Firewall.
    • InstanceType – Select the type and pricing plan from AWS. 
    • Admin Email – Specify the email address for communication about this Barracuda Web Application Firewall. Note that the administrative password is the Instance ID, as described in the AWS section below. 
    • Minimum/Maximum Instances – Specify the lower and upper limits for number of auto-scaling instances for this Barracuda Web Application Firewall. By default, these values are 1 and 3, respectively.
  10. Confirm your configuration. If you require changes, click Back to edit the configuration. When you are ready, click Deploy

The Barracuda Web Application Firewall displays in the Web Application Policies table. The deployment process requires approximately 30 minutes. 

From the AWS Marketplace

To deploy a Barracuda Web Application Firewall through AWS

  1. Follow the instructions described in Barracuda CloudGen WAF Deployment and Quick Start Guide for Amazon Web Services .
  2. After you complete the deployment process, log into Barracuda Cloud Security Guardian.
  3. Navigate to Policy Management > Web Application. Refresh your browser window to ensure you see the latest information.  
    The Barracuda Web Application Firewall displays in the Web Application Policies table as Unmanaged
  4. Click Connect 
  5. In a separate browser window, log into your AWS account. Locate and copy your EC2 Instance ID
    instanceID.png
  6. Back in Barracuda Cloud Security Guardian, in the Connect WAF window, paste the Instance ID you just copied. This is the WAF Admin Password
  7. Click Connect. This connects the Barracuda Web Application Firewall to your Barracuda Cloud Security Guardian. 

 

Working with the Barracuda Web Application Firewall

Refer to the Barracuda Web Application Firewall documentation for complete information.

Checking Status
  • Deploying – During the deployment process (requires approximately 30 minutes). The Web Application Firewall is not yet available for use. 
  • Ready – After deployment when the firewall is ready to use. 
  • Unmanaged – When a Barracuda Web Application Firewall has been added through the AWS Marketplace and is not yet managed by the Barracuda Cloud Generation Firewall. Complete the process described above.
Managing the Barracuda Web Application Firewall

To manage a Barracuda Web Application Firewall:

  1. In the Web Application Policies table, click Refresh to ensure you are viewing all available Web Application Firewalls.
  2. Locate the appropriate Barracuda Web Application Firewall, then click Manage.
  3. The login page for the firewall opens. There, you can manage the web applications you have added for management. See next section for how to add an application. 
Adding and Removing an Application for Management

To add an application to be managed by the Barracuda Web Application Firewall:

  1. In the Web Application Policies table, locate the appropriate Barracuda Web Application Firewall, then click Add Application
  2. Specify the following information for each application you want to add:
    • Domain Name – Specify the domain name for the application.
    • Protocol – Select either HTTP or HTTPS.
    • Port – Specify the port for the service. There is no requirement that you use a standard port here.
    • Server IP Address – Specify the IP address for this service.
  3. Click the plus icon plusIcon.png to add another application in this same process.
    Click the minus icon minusIcon.png to remove an application that was added in error. 
  4. When your list of one or more applications is complete, click Add Applications

To remove an application from management:

  1. In the Web Application Policies table, locate the appropriate Barracuda Web Application Firewall.
  2. Expand the firewall to show its applications.
  3. Locate the application you want to remove. Click the three dots at the end of the row threeDots.png, then click Remove Application.
Removing a Barracuda Web Application Firewall

You can remove Barracuda Web Application Firewalls that you added through the Barracuda Cloud Security Guardian.

Notes

  • Removing the Barracuda Web Application Firewall removes it from management under Barracuda Cloud Security Guardian and deletes it from your cloud account.
  • Currently, you cannot remove Barracuda Web Application Firewalls that you provisioned from within your cloud provider's marketplace.

To remove a Barracuda Web Application Firewall instance from your Barracuda Cloud Security Guardian account:

  1. Log into your Barracuda Cloud Security Guardian account.
  2. From the menu, navigate to Policy Management > Web Application.
  3. On the Web Application Policies page, locate the firewall you want to remove. Click the three dots at the end of the row threeDots.png, then click Remove Instance.
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