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Barracuda Web Application Firewall

Configuring Google for Open ID Connect on the Barracuda Web Application Firewall

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The Barracuda Web Application Firewall can authenticate users configured on Google using OpenID Connect. Google is the IDP provider and the Barracuda Web Application Firewall is the service provider to authenticate users. The authentication should be done before you are allowed to access the application protected by the service on the WAF.

Perform the Following Steps to Configure Azure AD on the Barracuda Web Application Firewall

Step 1 - Create an HTTPS Service on the Barracuda Web Application Firewall. 

For more information on how to create a HTTPS service, see Creating an HTTPS Service

Step 2 - Generate Google Identity Provider Metadata URL

Step 3 - Configuring the Google Open ID Connect Provider on Barracuda Web Application Firewall
  1. Navigate to ACCESS CONTROL > Authentication Services and click the OpenID Connect tab.
  2. In the Real Name box, specify a name to identify the Open ID Connect provider on the Barracuda Web Application Firewall. Example: GoogleOIDC
  3. Choose Discovery URL as the mode to identify the provider's endpoint configuration.
  4. Specify the metadata URL of the Google Open ID Connect. Example: https://accounts.google.com/.well-known/openid-configuration
  5. Click Retrieve to display all other details by default.
  6. Configure the client ID and client secret that you had noted down while performing the Google configuration and then click Add. Google OpenID Connect authentication service is displayed in the Existing Authentication Service section.

Step 4 - Configure the Authentication Policy for the Service
  1. Go to the ACCESS CONTROL > Authentication Policies page.
  2. In the Authentication Policies section, click on Edit Authentication next to the service to which you want to enable authentication.
  3. In the Edit Authentication Policies window, configure the following:
    1. Set Status to On.

    2. Select the Google authentication service that you created from the Authentication Service drop-down list.

    3. Verify the redirect URL.
  4. The login page is selected by default in the Access Control Pages section.

  5. Click Save.

Step 5 - Configure the Authorization Policy for the Service
  1. Go to the ACCESS CONTROL > Authentication Policies page.
  2. In the Authentication Policies section, click on Add Authorization next to the service to which you want to enable authorization.
  3. In the  Add Authorization Policy  section, configure the following:
    1. Policy Name – Enter a name for the policy.
    2. Set Status to On.
    3. URL Match  – Enter the URL that needs to be matched in the request. For example “/*”
    4. Host Match – Enter the host name to be matched against the host in the request. 
  4. Click Save.
Step 5 - Verify by Logging into the Microsoft Application.


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