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Barracuda Web Security Agent

How to Install the Barracuda Web Security Agent on a Macintosh

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Macintosh System Requirements for the Barracuda Web Security Agent (WSA)

You can install the Barracuda WSA on Macintosh systems that meet the following requirements:

  • Version 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or later operating system
  • 50MB memory (10.5 requires 512MB, 10.6 requires 1.0GB)
  • 3.5 GB RAM
  • Intel or Power PC G4 or G5 processor
  • 30 MB free disk space

Using the Barracuda Web Security Gateway: Download and Installation

  1. Log into the Barracuda Web Security Gateway web interface.
  2. Go to the ADVANCED > Remote Filtering page. In the Download Web Security Agent section of the page, click the Download/Install link for the Macintosh OS-X.
  3. Launch the installer on the Macintosh and follow on-screen instructions.
  4. Continue with How to Configure the Barracuda WSA With the Barracuda Web Security Gateway.

Using the Barracuda Web Security Service: Download and Installation

Note: The Barracuda WSA version 5.0 and above does not support the Barracuda Web Security Service.

  1. Log into the Barracuda Web Security Service.
  2. Go to the SUPPORT tab.
  3. Click on Barracuda Web Security Agent for Macintosh.
  4. Launch the installer on the Macintosh and follow on-screen instructions.
  5. When prompted, enter the Authentication Key you created in How to Install the Barracuda WSA with the Barracuda Web Security Service. This enables the Barracuda Web Security Service to identify traffic from your remote computer(s).

To Uninstall the Barracuda Web Security Agent

You can uninstall the Barracuda WSA for Macintosh in one of these three ways:

  1. You can mount the Barracuda WSA installer image from the original disk or disk image file (.dmg) and choose Uninstall.
  2. If you used the default install, you can launch the uninstaller from /Library/Application/Support/Barracuda WSA.
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  3. Running as root from the command line, you can navigate into the Uninstaller.app and invoke the uninstall.sh script directly (located in /Library/Application Support/Barracuda WSA/Uninstaller.app).

 

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