USM Anywhere™

Barracuda Spam Firewall

When you configure the Barracuda Spam Firewall integration to send log data to USM Anywhere, you can use the Barracuda Spam Firewall plugin to translate the raw log data into normalized events for analysis.

Device Details
Device vendor Barracuda
Device type Email security gateway
Connection type syslog
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Integrating the Barracuda Spam Firewall

To configure Barracuda Spam Firewall to send log data to the USM Anywhere Sensor

  1. Go to Advanced > Advanced Networking.

  2. In the Syslog Configuration section, specify the IP address of the USM Anywhere Sensor in the Mail Syslog and Web Interface Syslog fields.

    • Use port 514 if you're using UDP
    • Use port 601 if you're using TCP
  3. Click Save.

Plugin Enablement

The Barracuda Spam Firewall plugin automatically processes all messages whose syslog tag matches one of the following values: "inbound/pass1, inbound/pass2, scan, outbound/smtp".

Available Plugin Fields

The following plugin fields are important attributes extracted from the syslog message. The USM Anywhere reports use these fields, and you can also reference them when creating custom reports. In addition to reporting, the USM Anywhere correlation rules make use of these fields.

  • source_address
  • email_sender
  • event_name
  • source_hostname
  • event_outcome
  • email_recipient
  • event_description
  • email_subject
  • timestamp_occured
  • timestamp_received


For troubleshooting, refer to the vendor documentation: