Frequently Asked Questions
What security features does the Barracuda Load Balancer have?
The Barracuda Load Balancer has a built-in Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) as well as Access Control Lists (ACL) and an SSL-secured web UI.
How many servers does the Barracuda Load Balancer support?
The Barracuda Load Balancer 240 supports up to 10 real servers while a Barracuda Load Balancer 840 can support up to 500 real servers.
Is it easy to add new servers?
Servers can be added in one step through the Barracuda Load Balancer's web UI.
What protocols and applications does the Barracuda Load Balancer support?
The Barracuda Load Balancer works with any TCP/UDP service or application.
What is Direct Server Return?
Direct Server Return is a load balancing mode unique to Barracuda Networks that manages low-bandwidth requests through the load balancer, but delivers high-bandwidth responses directly to clients without routing back through the load balancer.
Can the Barracuda Load Balancer send traffic to backend servers based on the URL or header?
The Barracuda Load Balancer can route traffic using content rules. These rules can use content from incoming requests such as URL, domains, cookies and HTTP headers.
For answers to additional questions, please contact Barracuda Networks at +1 888 268 4772