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Barracuda Control Server

Step 1 - How to Install the Barracuda Control Server

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Verify Equipment

Verify you have the necessary equipment: 

  • Barracuda Control Server
  • AC power cord
  • Mounting rails
  • Ethernet cables
  • VGA monitor (recommended)
  • PS2 keyboard (recommended)

Connect to Network

Use the following steps to physically install the Barracuda Control Server:

  1. Fasten the Barracuda Control Server to a standard 19-inch rack or other stable location.

    Do not block the cooling vents located on the front and rear of the unit.

  2. Connect a CAT5 or a CAT6 Ethernet cable from your network switch to the Ethernet port on the back of the Barracuda Control Server.
  3. Connect the following to your Barracuda Control Server:
    • Power cord
    • VGA monitor
    • PS2 keyboard
  4. After you connect the AC power cord, the Barracuda Control Server may power on for a few seconds and then power off; this behavior is normal.
  5. Press the Power button located on the front of the unit.
    The administrative console login prompt displays on the monitor, and the power light on the front of the Barracuda Control Server turns on.

Continue with Step 2 - How to Configure the Barracuda Control Server.

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