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Barracuda Load Balancer ADC

Step 1 - How to Install the Barracuda Load Balancer ADC Appliance

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Deployment Options

Before installation, determine the best type of deployment for your Barracuda Load Balancer ADC; refer to the Deployment section for a list of options.

Verify Equipment

Verify you have the necessary equipment: 

  • Barracuda Load Balancer ADC 

  • AC power cord

  • Ethernet cables

  • Mounting rails and screws
  • Monitor and keyboard (recommended)

Connect to the Network

  1. Secure the Barracuda Load Balancer ADC in your environment.

  2. 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 labeled MGMT or unlabeled on the back of the device) to the network switch for your management network.

  3. 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
  4. 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:

  1. At the  barracuda login  prompt, log in using  admin/admin.

    Barracuda recommends changing the administrator password. On the console, you can change the admin password from the System menu.

  2. Go to TCP/IP Configuration,  and in the right pane, configure the addresses as appropriate for your network,  including :  
    • Management IP Address /Netmask
    • Gateway Address
    • Management  VLAN ID (Optional)
    • Primary/Secondary DNS Servers
    • Proxy Server Configuration (Optional)
  3. Select Save to save your changes, and then select Exit .  

Continue with Step 2 - How to Configure the Barracuda Load Balancer ADC.

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