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authentication-order (Access Profile)


Hierarchy Level


Set the order in which the Junos OS tries different authentication methods when verifying that a client can access the devices. For each login attempt, the software tries the authentication methods in order, from first to last.


  • ldap—Verify the client using LDAP.

  • password—Verify the client using the information configured at the [edit access profile profile-name client client-name] hierarchy level.

  • radius—Verify the client using RADIUS authentication services.

  • securid—Verify the client using SecurID authentication services.

Required Privilege Level

access—To view this statement in the configuration.

access-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

Release Information

Statement modified in Junos OS Release 9.1.