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Barracuda Web Application Firewall

Receiving Trap Messages and System Alerts

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From the BASIC > Administration page under Trap Receivers, specify the client IP address and port number to receive trap messages. An alert email is sent to the recipient’s email address, if the email is configured in the Email Notifications section on the BASIC > Administration page.

Trap defines the SNMP trap for generating customized alerts for an event. The default alerts and their descriptions are given in the following table:

Trap NameObject IDDescription
TempCritical1.3.6.1.4.1.20632.8.1.3

Temperature of any one of CPU1, CPU1 VRM, CPU2, CPU2 VRM, board or RAM exceeded its threshold value.

TempHigh1.3.6.1.4.1.20632.8.1.4

Temperature of any one of CPU1, CPU1 VRM, CPU2, CPU2 VRM, board or RAM is higher than 80C.

SystemFailOver1.3.6.1.4.1.20632.8.1.5

System failed over to redundant system.

SwitchingToMaintMode1.3.6.1.4.1.20632.8.1.6

System is switching to Maintenance mode.

FanDead1.3.6.1.4.1.20632.8.1.7One of the system fan is dead.
DataPortLinkDown1.3.6.1.4.1.20632.8.1.8

Data port link (interface1 or interface2) is down.

ServerDown1.3.6.1.4.1.20632.8.1.9Server is down.
PeerDown1.3.6.1.4.1.20632.8.1.10

Peer is down in redundant environment.

DataPortLinkUp1.3.6.1.4.1.20632.8.1.11

Data port link (interface1 and interface2) is up.

ServerUp1.3.6.1.4.1.20632.8.1.12Server is up.
PeerUp1.3.6.1.4.1.20632.8.1.13

Peer is up in redundant environment.

CookieEncryptionKeyAboutToExpire1.3.6.1.4.1.20632.8.1.16

Shared secret key is about to expire.

CookieEncryptionKeyExpired1.3.6.1.4.1.20632.8.1.17Shared secret key has expired.
FirmwareStorageHigh1.3.6.1.4.1.20632.8.1.18Firmware storage exceeds 75%.
LogStorageHigh1.3.6.1.4.1.20632.8.1.19Log storage exceeds 85%.
RaidDegrading1.3.6.1.4.1.20632.8.1.20

One of the RAID arrays is degrading.

MemoryUsageHigh1.3.6.1.4.1.20632.8.1.26Memory usage exceeds 85%.

In addition to the above trap messages, the Barracuda Web Application Firewall sends out emails for the following three system alerts:

  • Your Energize Update subscription is about to expire.
  • New firmware updates are available.
  • Your system is low on disk space.

Apart from these, you can use the SNMP GET commands to view important statistics of the Barracuda Web Application Firewall. For information on the SNMP GET commands, refer to SNMP GET Commands.

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