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authentication-order (System)

 

Syntax

Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.0 for EX Series.

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 11.1 for the QFX Series.

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1X53-D20 for OCX Series.

Option ldaps introduced in Junos OS Release 20.2R1.

Description

Configure the order in which the software tries different user authentication methods when attempting to authenticate a user. For each login attempt, the software tries the authentication methods in order, starting with the first one, until the password matches.

Default

If you do not include the authentication-order statement, users are verified based on their configured passwords.

Options

authentication-order [method1 method2...]Specify the order in which the software tries different authentication methods when attempting to authenticate a user.

Values: One or more of the following authentication methods listed in the order in which they must be tried:

  • ldaps—Use LDAP authentication services.

  • password—Use the password configured for the user with the authentication statement at the [edit system login user] hierarchy level.

  • radius—Use RADIUS authentication services.

  • tacplus—Use TACACS+ authentication services.

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

system-control—To add this statement to the configuration.