Add a TACACS+ server

Terminal Access Controller Access Control System, is a proprietary protocol offered by Cisco Systems. It provides detailed accounting information and administrative control over authentication and authorization processes. When you add an authentication server, you define an external server and provide settings for managing access to it.

  1. Go to Authentication > Servers and click Add.
  2. From the Server type list, select TACACS+ server.
  3. Type a name.
  4. Type an IP address and port.
  5. Specify settings.
    OptionDescription
    Shared secret Text string that serves as the password between the client and the server.
  6. Click Test connection to validate the user credentials and check the connection to the server.
  7. Click Save.

Go to Authentication > Services and select servers to use for service authentication.