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Barracuda Web Security Service

How can I create a self-extracting zip file to automatically install the Barracuda Web Security Agent?

  • Type: Knowledgebase
  • Date changed: 8 years ago

Solution #00004901

 

You can create a self-extracting zip file to automatically install the Barracuda Web Security Agent but there are some prerequisites:

 

  1. You will need to have downloaded the BarracudaWSASetup.exe from the Support tab in the manager interface (login.barracuda.com).
  2. You will need to have created a batch file to run the BarracudaWSASetup.exe file with all preferred switches (switches are optional).
  3.  You will need to download the Zip 2 Secure Exe application from here:

    http://www.chilkatsoft.com/chilkatsfx.asp to create the self-extracting EXE file.

Once that is done, you can proceed with creating the zip:

  1. You will need to create a zip file that contains both the BarracudaWSA.exe and the setup.bat file that you created.
  2. Open the Zip 2 Secure EXE Application.
  3. Browse to the zip file in the field that says Create self-extracting EXE from.
  4. Type in the batch file name they created (i.e. setup.bat) in the field that says Run this “setup” program after  unzipping.
  5. Click the Auto-select TEMP directory for unzipping option.
  6. Deselect all options at the bottom of the screen:
  • Show Main Dialog
  • Show Progress Dialog
  • Show Finish Notifier

 

This should create a setup.exe file that has an icon that looks similar to a zip file.  Once you click on it, it should extract the BarracudaWSA.exe and their batch file (i.e. setup.bat) and then auto-run the batch file specified when creating the self-extracting EXE file.

 

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