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Barracuda Firewall Insights

How to Deploy Firewall Insights on Hyper-V

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Barracuda Firewall Insights is available as a Generation 1 virtual machine for your Microsoft Hyper-V Hypervisor. Before deploying Barracuda Firewall Insights, verify that the host system meets the minimum storage requirements, and review the resource recommendations for the production system. Deploying the Firewall Insights as a Generation 2 VM on Hyper-V is currently not supported.

Before You Begin

  • Before you start Firewall Insights for the first time, disconnect the network interface card.

  • Download the Hyper-V image from the Barracuda Download Portal.

    If you are using Google Chrome and encounter timeout or checksum issues while downloading the image, try Mozilla Firefox instead.

Step 1. Execute the Script of Barracuda Networks

  1. Unzip the downloaded Image.
  2. Execute the WinServerSetup.bat.

Step2. Create a New Virtual Machine

Create a virtual machine using the sizing recommendations for Barracuda Firewall Insights.

  1. Launch Hyper-V Manager.
  2. Right-click on your Hyper-V server and select New > Virtual Machine. The New  Virtual Machine Wizard opens. 
  3. Enter the Name , e.g., Barracuda Firewall Insights, and click Next
  4. Select Generation 1 and click Next.
  5. Enter the amount of memory in MB and click Next.
  6. Select Not Connected from the Connection drop-down list and click Next.
  7. Select Use an existing virtual disk and enter the Location of the downloaded VHD file. Click Next to proceed. 
  8. Review the Summery and click Finish.

Next Step

After deploying the Firewall Insights device, continue with How to Configure Network Settings and Licensing on First Boot and Getting Started.

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