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Barracuda NextGen Firewall X

This Product is Going End-of-Life and End-Of-Support

End-Of-Sales: As of December 1st, 2018, all new sales for Barracuda NextGen Firewall X Series products have ceased. Only renewals of software and hardware subscriptions for a maximum of one year are available for a limited time up to an expiration date of 30th November 2020.

End-Of-Life and End-Of-Support on December 1st 2020: All Barracuda Firewall X-Series sales will cease; neither new sales nor any renewals will be available. If you currently hold a maintenance and support contract, you will continue to receive our award-winning support and services until your contract expires, or until Dec 1st, 2020, whichever occurs first. Please see the End-Of-Life definition as described in the End of Support and End of Life Information.

User Objects

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A user object contains a list of users that can be used in firewall rule conditions. You can use the set of predefined user objects that are provided by the Barracuda NextGen Firewall X-Series and create custom user objects. Your custom user objects can contain other user objects.

Create a User Object

To create a new user object:

  1. Go to the FIREWALL > User Objects page.
  2. In the Custom User Objects section, click Create User Object
  3. Enter a Name for the user object.

  4. Select the user objects and enter patterns for the users and groups that you want to include in the user object.
    • Under the User tab, enter the patterns for the login names that you want to add and then click the plus sign (+).
      You can use the question mark (?) and asterisk (*) as wildcard characters. To use the wildcard sequence of ?*, you must specify at least one character.

    • To select and add other user objects, click the User Object tab.

    • To enter patterns for the groups that you want to include, click the Group tab.
      You can combine fields. For example, you can enter VPN user patterns (to enforce a VPN connection) with X.509 certificate patterns (to require X.509 certificates to be installed in the browser application). 

  5. Click Save.

The user object appears in the User Objects section.

Edit a User Object

To edit a user object:

  1. Go to the FIREWALL > User Objects page.
  2. In the Custom User Objects table, under Actions, click the edit symbol for the object that you want to edit.
  3. In the Edit User Expression window, edit the settings for the object.
  4. Click Save.

Delete a User Object

To delete a user object:

  1. Go to the FIREWALL > User Objects page.
  2. In the Custom User Objects table, under Actions, click the trash can icon for the object that you want to delete.
  3. Cick OK to delete the user object.

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