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Barracuda SecureEdge

How to Reset a SecureEdge Hardware Appliance to Factory Defaults

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To reset the SecureEdge hardware appliance to factory defaults, reinstall your hardware appliance with the USB flash drive that was shipped with the purchase. The factory default settings will reset the unit to its original factory configuration by erasing all previous settings on the unit.

Before You Begin

Before installing the Barracuda SecureEdge, you must have the following:

Barracuda Firewall Install must have the same major version as the target firmware that should be installed on the USB flash drive.

Step 1. Prepare the USB Flash Drive for Installation

  1. Insert the USB flash drive into an available USB port on your client.
  2. Launch Barracuda Firewall Install with administrative privileges.
  3. Select Auto Installation USB Flash Drive.

  4. Click Next.
  5. From the Write to USB flash drive list, select Yes.
  6. From the Save to list, select your USB flash drive.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Select the Format USB flashdrive check box.
  9. To import an ISO image, click Import and select copy ISO Image from your disk.
  10. Select the ISO image on your disk and click OK.

  11. Click Next.

  12. In the Installation Mode Settings section, click Import and import the Barracuda ISO image.
  13. Click Next. The installation details window opens.
  14. Click Finish. The files are written to the USB flash drive.

  15. When the USB Drive Formatted Successfully window opens, click OK.

The USB flash drive is now prepared for installation.  

Step 2. Install the Barracuda SecureEdge

Start the installation by inserting the USB drive and rebooting the SecureEdge.

  1. Safely remove the USB flash drive from your client.
  2. Plug the USB flash drive into your Barracuda Networks appliance and then turn the unit on.
  3. An acoustic signal indicates a successful installation.

    After starting the appliance with the USB flash drive, you will hear a loud acoustic signal. Note that it can take up to 20 minutes before this signal rings.

  4. Remove the USB flash drive from the appliance and reboot the unit.

Next Steps

Complete the initial setup. For more information, see Hardware Deployment and Getting Started.