Barracuda Networks Spam & Virus Firewall 400 hardware firewall 1U

Quick Overview

Spam & Virus Firewall 400 Appliance, 1U, Fast Ethernet, Wired

The award winning Barracuda Spam Firewall 400 is a 1U rackmount spam firewall that can handle up to 5000 email accounts; Per user settings & quarantine; MS Exchange accelerator; clustering option; redundant disk array and virus blocking.

Powerful, Enterprise-Class Solution

A single Barracuda Spam Firewall 400 handles up to 5000 active email users. The Barracuda Spam Firewall is a powerful, enterprise-class solution. Multiple units can be clustered together for even greater capacity and high availability.

The Barracuda Spam Firewall design leverages open source virus and spam solutions in conjunction with ten defense layers:

- Denial of service and security protection
- IP block list
- Rate control
- Virus check with archive decompression
- Barracuda virus check
- User-specified rules
- Spam fingerprint check
- Intention analysis
- Bayesian analysis
- Rule-based scoring

Powerful, Complete Solution

The Barracuda Spam Firewall is compatible with all email servers and can fit into nearly any corporate or small business environment. It is used by small organizations with as few as 10 employees and large organizations with as many as 200,000 employees. A single Barracuda Spam Firewall handles up to 100,000 active email users. Multiple units can be clustered together for even greater capacity and high availability.

The Barracuda Spam Firewall protects your email server with twelve defense layers:

- Network Denial of Service Protection
- Rate Control
- IP Reputation Analysis
- Sender Authentication
- Recipient Verification
- Virus Scanning
- Policy (User-specified rules)
- Spam Fingerprint Check
- Intent Analysis
- Image Analysis
- Bayesian Analysis
- Rule-based Scoring

Easy to Use

With no software to install and no modifications required to existing email systems, installation of the Barracuda Spam Firewall is quick and easy. Once installed, the system administrator uses the intuitive web interface for monitoring and maintenance. With Barracuda Networks Energize Updates, the Barracuda Spam Firewall is continuously updated with the latest spam and virus definitions every hour keeping maintenance to the unit at a minimum and eliminating administrative overhead. Updates are provided by Barracuda Central, an advanced 24/7 security operations center that works to continuously monitor and block the latest Internet threats.


At Barracuda Networks, we design and build products not only for their power and ease of use, but also for their affordability. With no per user license fees, the Barracuda Spam Firewall is the most affordable enterprise-class spam and virus solution available.
Manufacturer Barracuda Networks
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Technical details
Rack mountingYes
Form factor1U
Data transmission
Maximum data transfer rate100 Mbit/s
Number of users5000 user(s)
Storage controllers
RAID supportYes
Quarantine storage60 GB
Message log storage24 GB
Domains quantity500
Management protocolsSNMP
Ports & interfaces
Connectivity technologyWired
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity1
Serial ports quantity1
PS/2 ports quantity1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports1
RAID supportYes
Rack mountingYes
Form factor1U
AC input voltage120-230 V
AC input frequency50 - 60 Hz
Weight & dimensions
Dimensions (WxDxH)16.8 x 14 x 1.69" (427 x 355 x 43 mm)
Weight13 lbs (5.9 kg)