Advice/resources for setting up TACACS server

Leslie leslie at craigslist.org
Fri Nov 7 16:56:44 CST 2008


Do you have any suggestions for a free tacacs server which will run on  
linux ? I have so far been unable to find any and the tacacs+ source  
code hasn't been updated since around 2000

Leslie

On Nov 7, 2008, at 2:43 PM, Eddy Martinez wrote:

> I second the TACACS+
>
> Thats what you want. Same effort for the most part, to implement.
>
> Eddy
>
> On Nov 7, 2008, at 2:39 PM, Steven King wrote:
>
>> I disagree with the RADIUS suggestion. TACACS+ is a much more secure
>> protocol. It encrypts the packet contents and has a more secure
>> handshake procedure.
>>
>> Leslie wrote:
>>> The best answer actually does seem to be to use freeradius instead  
>>> of
>>> tacacs, so I will probably go with that (though if anyone has any  
>>> good
>>> tips on freeradius, please, let me know)
>>>
>>> Leslie
>>>
>>> On Nov 7, 2008, at 1:30 PM, Leslie wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi --
>>>>
>>>> We are currently trying to set up a TACACS server for  
>>>> authentication
>>>> to our network gear and have it run on suse linux hosts.  Does  
>>>> anyone
>>>> have any advice/good webpages or guides regarding this?
>>>>
>>>> Thank you very much in advance!
>>>>
>>>> Leslie
>>>
>>>
>>
>> -- 
>> Steve King
>>
>> Network Engineer - Liquid Web, Inc.
>> Cisco Certified Network Associate
>> CompTIA Linux+ Certified Professional
>> CompTIA A+ Certified Professional
>>
>>
>





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