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Barracuda SSL VPN

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This Firmware Version Is Going End-Of-Support
As of 1st March 2019, all new sales for the Barracuda SSL VPN product will cease. Only renewals of software and hardware subscriptions for a maximum of one year are available for a limited time. 1st March 2020: All Barracuda SSL VPN 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.

Custom Device Setup for iOS Devices

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When you log into the Barracuda SSL VPN mobile portal with your iOS mobile device, you can install the following shortcuts and configurations onto the device:

  • Portal Shortcut – A shortcut on your home screen to the Barracuda SSL VPN mobile portal.
  • ActiveSync – Configuration for an ActiveSync account, if the Barracuda SSL VPN acts as a proxy for communication with a Microsoft Exchange server.
  • VPN – Configuration for IPsec VPN connections.

Prerequisites

You can only install the features described in this user guide if the Barracuda SSL VPN administrator has assigned you the Personal Right option 'Device Configuration View'. The administrator must also enable provisioning for some options (e.g., ActiveSync and VPN). For more information, see Provisioning Client Devices. For instructions how to log into the Barracuda SSL VPN mobile portal, see Mobile Portal User Guide.

Set up the device

Install the portal shortcut

You can create a shortcut to launch the Barracuda SSL VPN mobile portal from your mobile home screen. When logged into the Barracuda SSL VPN mobile portal, go to the My Options tab, tap Settings and then tap Custom Device Setup.

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From the Custom Device Setup menu, select Setup Portal Shortcut. When the Install Profile screen opens, tap Install.

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When you are prompted with a message notifying you that the shortcut will change settings on your device, tap Install Now. When the installation has finished, click Done to exit the setup.

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The shortcut to the Barracuda SSL VPN mobile portal, which appears as a key icon, is now added to the home screen of your device.

Install ActiveSync

To install the ActiveSync/Exchange configuration, go to My Options, tap Settings and then tap Custom Device Setup. From the Custom Device Setup menu, select Setup ActiveSync. The Install Profile screen opens. Tap Install. When you are prompted with a message notifying you that the shortcut will change settings on your device, tap Install Now. Then enter domain, username, and password for your Exchange account and complete the installation.

After the setup has finished, your Exchange account is configured on the iOS device.

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Install IPsec VPN

To install the IPsec VPN configuration, go to My Options, tap Settings and then tap Custom Device Setup. From the Custom Device Setup menu, select Setup VPN. The Install Profile screen opens. Tap Install. When you are prompted with a message notifying you that the shortcut will change settings on your device, tap Install Now

As soon as the installation has finished, IPsec VPN is configured on your device.

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Establishing a VPN connection

After you have installed the IPsec VPN configuration, your iOS device can connect via SSL VPN. From the home screen of your iOS device, go to Settings and tap General. Go to VPN and enable VPN. As soon as the VPN connection is up, a VPN icon will be displayed in the status bar.

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