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Following October 30, 2022, the documentation and trainings will no longer be updated and will contain outdated information.

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Conversion Tool for Migrating to Barracuda Email Security Service

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This article describes Barracuda Networks' conversion tool that you can use to migrate configurations from Barracuda Email Security Gateway to Barracuda Email Security Service.

Note that the conversion tool performs only one of the required steps of the migration process.

Refer to Moving from Barracuda Email Security Gateway to Barracuda Email Security Service for the complete migration process, including steps to take both before and after using this conversion tool.

The conversion tool can be used for the Convert and Import Configurations step of the migration process, converting existing Barracuda Email Security Gateway account configurations to a format compatible with Barracuda Email Security Service. Using the tool is optional. You can also convert your configurations manually.

The home page of the conversion tool is shown here.



As shown in the tabs across the top of the window, the conversion tool handles the following conversions:

  • IP Filters
  • Sender Filters
  • Recipient Filters
  • Content Filters
  • Attachment Filters

Converting IP Filters 

This section provides a step by step description of how to convert IP filters. You can refer to the instructions in this section for converting other configurations listed above.

  1. In the Barracuda Email Security Gateway, navigate to Block/Accept > IP Filters.
  2. Click Bulk Edit for Allowed IPs, Blocked IPs, or both. Copy the configurations you want to migrate from the Bulk Edit text box onto your clipboard.
    Bulk Edit for Allowed IPs
    Bulk Edit for Blocked IPs
  3. Open the conversion tool. Select the IP Filters tab. Paste the copied configurations into the blank text box.
  4. Click Convert to view the new format.
  5. Select and copy the entries in the text box.
  6. In Barracuda Email Security Service, navigate to Inbound Settings > IP Address Policies. In the IP Blocking/Exemption section, click Bulk Edit.
  7. Paste the copied configurations for IP filters into the blank text box and click Save Changes
    Your IP exemption policies appear in the Barracuda Email Security Service IP Address Policies page, as shown here.

Remember to perform the steps required for migration, described in Moving from Barracuda Email Security Gateway to Barracuda Email Security Service.