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Managing Users (J-Web Procedure)

You can use the Users Configuration page for user information to add new users to a switching platform. For each account, you define a login name and password for the user and specify a login class for access privileges.

To configure users:

  1. In the J-Web interface, select Configure>System Properties>User Management.

    The User Management page displays details of users, the authentication order, the RADIUS servers and TACACS servers present.

  2. Click Edit.
  3. Click any of the following options on the Users tab:
  4. Click any desired option on the Authentication Methods and Order tab:

Table 9: User Management > Add a User Configuration Page Summary

Field

Function

Your Action

User Information

Username (required)

Specifies the name that identifies the user.

Type the username. It must be unique within the switching platform. Do not include spaces, colons, or commas in the username.

Full Name

Specifies the user's full name.

Type the user's full name. If the full name contains spaces, enclose it in quotation marks. Do not include colons or commas.

Login Class (required)

Defines the user's access privilege.

Select the user's login class from the list:

  • operator
  • read-only
  • super-user/superuser
  • unauthorized

This list also includes any user-defined login classes.

Login Password (required)

Specifies the login password for this user.

Type the login password for this user. The login password must meet these criteria:

  • The password must be at least 6 characters long.
  • It can include alphabetic, numeric, and special characters, but not control characters.
  • It must contain at least one change of case or character class.

Confirm Password (required)

Verifies the login password for this user.

Retype the login password for this user.

Table 10: Add an Authentication Server

Field

Function

Your Action

IP Address

Specifies the IP address of the server.

Type the server’s 32-bit IP address, in dotted decimal notation.

Password

Specifies the password of the server.

Type the password of the server.

Confirm Password

Verifies that the password of the server is entered correctly.

Retype the password of the server.

Server Port Number

Specifies the port with which the server is associated.

Type the port number.

Source Address

Specifies the source address of the server.

Type the server’s 32-bit IP address, in dotted decimal notation.

Retry Attempts

Specifies the number of login retries allowed after a login failure.

Type the number.

Note: Only 1 retry is permitted for a TACACS server.

Timeout

Specifies the time interval to wait before the connection to the server is closed.

Type the interval in seconds.

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