Add TACACS+ Server

This page describes how to add a TACACS+ server.

  1. Go to Device Configuration > Configure > Authentication > Authentication Server and click Add.
  2. Select the server type TACACS+ Server.
  3. Enter values for the following settings:
    Server Name
    Enter a descriptive name for the TACACS+ server.
    Server IP
    Enter an IP address for the TACACS+ server.
    Port
    Enter the port of the TACACS+ server. By default, this is port 49.
    Shared Secret
    Enter the shared secret which is a text string that serves as a password between a TACACS+ client and a TACACS+ server.
    Figure: Add External Server
  4. Click Test Connection to check the connectivity between the TACACS+ server and the Sophos XG Firewall. It also validates TACACS+ server user credentials.
  5. Click Save.
The TACACS+ server is now available and appears in the Authentication Server list.