Adding a RADIUS Server or TACACS Server for Authentication

You can use the User Management page to configure a RADIUS server or TACACS server for system authentication.

To configure a RADIUS server or TACACS server:

  1. In the J-Web interface, select Configure>System Properties>User Management.
  2. Click Edit. The Edit User Management dialog box appears.
  3. Select the Authentication Method and Order tab.
  4. In the RADIUS section or TACACS section, click Add. Either the Add Radius Server dialog box or Add TACACS Server dialog box appears.
  5. In the IP Address field, enter the server’s 32–bit IP address.
  6. In the Password and Confirm Password fields, enter the secret password for the server and verify your entry.
  7. In the Server Port field, enter the appropriate port.
  8. In the Source Address field, enter the source IP address of the server.
  9. In the Retry Attempts field, specify the number of times that the server should try to verify the user’s credentials.
  10. In the Time Out field, specify the amount of time (in seconds) the device should wait for a response from the server.
  11. Click OK.