Verify you have the necessary equipment:
Barracuda Load Balancer ADC
AC power cord
- Mounting rails and screws
Monitor and keyboard (recommended)
Connect to the Network
Secure the Barracuda Load Balancer ADC in your environment.
- Connect the Barracuda Load Balancer ADC to your network:
- On the front of the device, connect the ports based on your deployment
Connect an Ethernet cable from the management port (either labelled MGMT or unlabelled on the back of the device) to the network switch for your management network.
- Connect the following to your Barracuda Load Balancer ADC:
- Power cord; AC input voltage range is 100-200 volts at 50/60 Hz
- Monitor and keyboard
- Power on the device.
Configure the Management IP Address
Once fully booted, the login prompt appears on your monitor. To configure the management IP address:
At the Barracuda login prompt, log in using admin for the username. For the password:
If your appliance serial number is higher than 1311431, then the default administrator password is the numeric portion of the serial number. If your serial number is 1311431 or lower, then the default administrator password is admin. For help finding the serial number of your appliance, see Serial Number for Hardware and Virtual Appliances.
- Go to TCP/IP Configuration , an d in the right pane, configure t he addresses as appropriate for your network, including:
- Man a gement IP Address /Netmask
- Gateway Address
- Man a gement VLAN ID (Optional)
- Primary/Secondary DNS Servers
- Proxy Server Configuration (Optional)
- Select Save to save your changes, and then select Exit .
Continue with Step 2 - How to Configure the Barracuda Load Balancer ADC.