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system tacacs-plus

 

Syntax

Release Information

This command is new in release 4.1.

Starting with release 4.3, you can issue this command with the provisioning privilege. In releases lower than release 4.3, you must have superuser privileges to issue this command.

Description

This command configures the settings for connecting to a TACACS+ server.

Options

Table 1: TACACS+ Configuration Parameters

Parameter

Description

Range

Default

timeout

The number of seconds the client waits for a response from the TACACS+ server before trying to connect to the next configured TACACS+ server

1 to 255

5

server ip_address

The IP address of the TACACS+ server

A valid IP address in dotted decimal format (for example, 10.1.1.1).

None

authentication-port number

The TCP port number to use

A valid IANA port number

49

shared-secret string

The authentication key used to encrypt TACACS+ packets

Note: The key on the TACACS+ client and TACACS+ server must match.

A character string

None

Additional Information

You can specify multiple TACACS+ servers by issuing this command for each server. The BTI7800 attempts to connect to the first TACACS+ server entered. If the BTI7800 fails to connect to the server after the specified timeout, the BTI7800 tries the next server in the list, and so on.

Required Privilege Level

Related Documentation

  • show running-config system tacacs-plus