The following steps describe the process of creating and configuring Network Places on the Barracuda SSL VPN in order to allow users access to the companies network shares.
Before you begin
Microsoft Windows Server 2012R2 uses the SMB2 file sharing protocol per default. You may have to enable the SMB1 file sharing protocol used by the Network Places resource on the Barracuda SSL VPN via PowerShell
Open a PowerShell and enter:
Reboot the Microsoft Windows Server.
If SMB1 is disabled at the service level enable SMB1 via PowerShell:
Set-SmbServerConfiguration -EnableSMB1Protocol $true
Your Microsoft Windows 2012R2 Server is now accessible for all Network Places on your Barracuda SSL VPN.
Step 1. Create the Network Place
Log into the SSL VPN web interface.
- Go to the RESOURCES > Network Places page.
Verify that you have selected the correct user database on the top right of the page.
- In the Create Network Place section, select the desired database from the User Database drop down list.
- Enter the name of the Network Place in the Name field.
- In the Path field, specify the path to the Network Place, for example: \\sales\public.
- In the Username and Password fields, enter the username and password, or leave them blank if you want the user to provide credentials when the application is launched. If you are using session variables:
In the Available Policies section, select the policies that you want to apply to the Network Place and click Add >>
- Click Add to create the network place.
The Network Place resource is now created and displayed in the Network Places section.
Step 2. Edit the Network Place
You can configure additional settings such as host and folder options by completing the following steps:
- In the Network Places section, click the Edit link associated with the Network Place. The Edit Network Places page opens.
- Configure the settings as required.
- When you are finished configuring your options, click Save at the bottom of the page.
- Click Save.
Step 3. Launch the Network Place
To test the Network Place, go to the Network Places section, click the name of the Network Place or the Launch link associated with it. Make sure that you also test a user account that has the appropriate access rights with a connection outside your intranet.
Step 4. Add the Network Place
When you are ready to make the Network Place available to your users, apply a resource to it.
- In the Network Places section, click the Edit link associated with the new Network Place.
- In the Categories Resource section, select the resource categories that you want to apply to the Network Place, then click Add>> .
- Click Save.