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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.

Barracuda Network Access and VPN Client

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The Barracuda Network Access Client is a suite of applications available for Windows that lets you control network and VPN client access based on rules and policies. The Barracuda Network Access Client consists of the Barracuda Personal Firewall, the Barracuda Access Monitor, and the Barracuda VPN Client. The Barracuda VPN Client is also available for macOS and Linux. For more information, see the Barracuda NAC and VPN Client's overview page.

Supported features

The Barracuda Network Access / VPN client provides the following features:

ManagementAuthentication SupportVPN PropertiesVPN Connection IntelligenceSecurity Features
  • Central Management of the VPN Configuration
  • VPN Diagnostic Log
  • VPN Systems Diagnostics Report
  • VPN Status Monitoring
  • Attack Access Cache
  • Packet Log (Capture)
  • VPN Groups Manageable
  • Silent Client Setup Using Templates and Scripts
  • MS Certificate Management (Crypto API)
  • MSAD
  • LDAP
  • MSNT
  • External X.509 Certificates
  • RSA SecureID Tokens
  • Smart Cards
  • MS Domain Logon Support
  • Raw ESP
  • UDP Encapsulation
  • TCP Encapsulation
  • Hybrid Encapsulation
  • DHCP-based Parameter Assignment
  • Cryptography
  • AES128 / AES256
  • 3DES and DES
  • CAST and Blowfish
  • Authentication Only (Null Encryption)
  • SHA-1 and MD5 Hashing
  • Redundant Gateway Support
  • NAT Traversal
  • HTTPS Proxy Compatibility
  • SSL Handshake Simulation
  • SOCKS 4/5 Proxy Compatibility
  • Pathfinder - Best Gateway Finder
  • WLAN Roaming Support
  • Always Connect Technology
  • Fast Reconnect Technology
  • Full Server-Side Control
  • Split DNS
  • Split Tunnel Mode
  • ENA - Exclusive Network Access

Installing, configuring, and operating the client

For information on how to set up and use the Barracuda Network Access and VPN clients, see the following articles:

Installing, configuring, and operating the server

For information on how to configure the consumer-level Barracuda Firewall product line for client-to-site VPN, see How to Configure a Client-to-Site VPN with Certificate Authentication.

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