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    Monitoring TACACS+ Information


    Display TACACS+ information.


    To display TACACS+ information.

    host1#show tacacs
    Key = hippo
    Timeout = <NOTSET>, built-in timeout of 5 will be used
    Source-address = <NOTSET>
    Retry-attempts = 3
      TACACS+ Configuration, (*) denotes inherited
                 Tcp                                    Search
    IP Address   Port   Timeout   Primary      Key      Order
    ----------   ----   -------   -------   ---------   ------   3049   5 (*)     y         hippo (*)   1   1049   5 (*)     n         hippo (*)   2

    To display overall statistics:

    host1#show tacacs statistics

    To display statistics since they were baselined; deltas are not calculated for the pending statistics:

    host1#show tacacs delta


    Table 1 lists the show tacacs command output fields.

    Table 1: show tacacs Output Fields

    Field Name

    Field Description


    Authentication and encryption key


    TACACS+ host response timeout in seconds


    Alternative source IP address configured


    Number of retry attempts that will be made to establish a TCP connection between a TACACS+ client and the TACACS+ server

    TACACSPLUS Configuration

    Table contains statistics for each host

    IP Address

    IP address of the host

    TCP Port

    TCP port of the host for each IP address


    Timeout interval in seconds for each IP address


    This IP address’s primary host; options: y = yes, n = no


    Authentication and encryption key for this IP address

    Search Order

    The order in which requests are sent to hosts until a response is received


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    Published: 2014-08-20