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    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 1.
    5. Click one:
      • OK—Saves the changes.
      • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
      • Apply—Applies the TACACS+ server settings.

    Table 1: 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.

    Published: 2013-01-06