Configuring TACACS+ Server (NSM Procedure)

To configure a TACACS+ server:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
  2. Click the Device Tree tab. Then double-click the device for which you want to configure the TACACS+ server.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select System > Tacplus Server.
  4. Add or modify settings as specified in the Table 195.
  5. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the TACACS+ server settings.

Table 195: TACACS+ Server Configuration Details

Option

Function

Your Action

Name

Specifies the TACACS+ authentication server address.

Enter the TACACS+ authentication server address name.

Comment

Supplies a descriptive comment of the TACACS+ server.

(Optional) Enter a comment.

Port

Specifies the TACACS+ authentication server port number.

Set the TACACS+ authentication server port number. Range: 0 - 65535.

Secret

Specifies the password to use with the TACACS+ server.

Enter the secret password.

Note: The secret password used by the local router must match that used by the server.

Timeout

Specifies the amount of time that the local router waits to receive a response from the TACACS+ server.

Set the timeout for the response from the TACACS+ server. Range: 1 - 90.

Single Connection

Specifies the number of attempts needed to connect to a TACACS+ server.

Note: The software maintains one open TCP connection to the server for multiple requests, rather than opening a connection for each connection attempt.

Select the Single Connection check box to enable this feature.

Source Address

Specifies the source address for the TACACS+ server.

Enter the source address name.

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