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Barracuda NextGen Firewall X

Message 'Connect Script Failed' reported at connecting to box via serial console

  • Type: Knowledgebase
  • Date changed: 6 months ago
Solution #00005211
This solution replies to:
- NG Firewall firmware versions 4.2.x, 5.0.x, 5.2.x
- netfence firmware versions 4.2.x


This message is continuously reported at a connection to the box via serical console:


  Connect script failed


What does it mean? 


You possibly have selected the wrong connectopn setting value in "Config" > "Administrative Settings" > "System Access" > "Serial Settings".


There are thre choosable options:

  ConsoleOnly (COM1)


Switch the access type to "Console Only". Save the configuration with "Send Changes" & "Activate".



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