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Barracuda Load Balancer

Hypervisor Compatibility and Deployment - OVF Package

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Hypervisor Compatibility

    This package's virtual appliance runs under the following hypervisors:

  • VMware ESX and ESXi ("vSphere Hypervisor") versions 4.0 and above
  • VMware ESX and ESXi version 3.5
  • Sun/Oracle VirtualBox and VirtualBox OSE version 3.2

Deploying the Virtual Appliance with Your Hypervisor

 ESX(i) 3.5:

 Use the OVF file ending in:

-35.ovf  

for this environment.

  1. From the File menu in the VMware Infrastructure client, choose Virtual Appliance -> Import.
  2. Select Import from file: and navigate to the file BarracudaLoadBalancer-vm<version#>-fw__FIRMWARE__-<version#>.ovf.
  3. Clicking Next, review the appliance information, End User License Agreement, and set the name of the virtual appliance to something useful to your environment.  Click Finish.
  4. Once your appliance has finished importing, right-click it and choose Open Console and then click the green arrow to power on the virtual appliance.
  5. Follow the Quick Start Guide instructions to provision your virtual appliance.

ESX(i) 4.x and 5.x:

 Use the OVF file ending in:

-4x.ovf  

for this environment.

  1. From the File menu in the vSphere client, choose Deploy OVF Template...
  2. Select Import from file: and navigate to the file BarracudaLoadBalancer-vm3.1.0-fw__FIRMWARE__-20120327-4x.ovf.
  3. Clicking Next, review the appliance information, End User License Agreement, and set the name of the virtual appliance to something useful to your environment.  Set the network to point to the target network for this virtual appliance.
  4. Once your appliance has finished importing, right-click it and choose Open Console and then click the green arrow to power on the virtual appliance.
  5. Follow the Quick Start Guide instructions to provision your virtual appliance.

VirtualBox:

 Use the OVF file ending in:

-4x.ovf

for this environment.

  1. From the File menu in the VirtualBox client, choose Import Appliance.
  2. Navigate to the file BarracudaLoadBalancer-vm3.1.0-fw__FIRMWARE__-20120327-4x.ovf
  3. Use the default settings for the import and click Finish.
  4. Start the appliance.
  5. Follow the Quick Start Guide instructions to provision your virtual appliance.

 

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