How to Install SSL Certificate on Barracuda SSL VPN

Steps to install SSL on Barracuda SSL VPN

Initial Instruction

Barracuda LogoComplete processes mentioned below, before starting SSL Certificate installation.

  • Buy/renew SSL Certificate
  • Generate CSR with SHA-2 algorithm
  • Save the CSR & Private key file on your server directory
  • Apply for SSL Certificate Issuance
  • Submit SSL issuance Documents as per CA’s requirement (Only For EV & OV Certificates)

Step 1: Extract SSL Certificate Files

You SSL Certificate authority will provide you SSL certificate via email including a zip file, download that zip file an extract its data on your Barracuda server.

Step 2: SSL Certificate Installation

  • Open your Barracuda SSL VPN web interface.
  • Navigate to Advanced > SSL or Advanced > Secure Administrator
  • In the Upload Backup SSL Private Key, upload the private key.
  • In Upload Signed Certificate, upload your SSL certificate file
  • Select Trusted (Signed by a trusted CA) as your Certificate Type
  • Now click on Save Changes,

Your SSL Certificate is now uploaded on Barracuda SSL VPN.

Alternet Process: You can install SSL on Barracuda by following alternate method. 

Step 2: SSL Certificate Installation (Alternate Method)

  • Open your primary certificate file and Private key file using a text editor
  • Copy the encrypted data of Primary Certificate and paste it into a new file.
  • Now copy the encrypted data of Private Key file and paste it into that new file under the encrypted data of primary certificate; And save that file name as anything.pfx.
  • Now open your Barracuda SSL VPN web interface and navigate to Advanced > SSL or Advanced > Secure Administration
  • In upload Signed Certificate, browse the certificate file (*.pfx) which you’ve created earlier.
  • Select Trusted (Signed by a trusted CA) as the Certificate Type
  • Click on Save Changes.

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