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authentication-order (System)

Syntax

Hierarchy Level

Description

Configure the order in which the software tries different user authentication methods when attempting to authenticate a user. For each login attempt, the software tries the authentication methods in order, starting with the first one, until the password matches.

Default

If you do not include the authentication-order statement, users are verified based on their configured passwords.

Options

authentication-order [method1 method2...]

Specify the order in which the software tries different authentication methods when attempting to authenticate a user.

  • Values: One or more of the following authentication methods listed in the order in which they must be tried:

    • ldaps—Use LDAP authentication services.

    • password—Use the password configured for the user with the authentication statement at the [edit system login user] hierarchy level.

    • radius—Use RADIUS authentication services.

    • tacplus—Use TACACS+ authentication services.

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.

Option ldaps introduced in Junos OS Release 20.2R1.