Advice/resources for setting up TACACS server

Jeremy Hanmer jeremy at hq.newdream.net
Fri Nov 7 17:01:39 CST 2008


We use tac_plus with good results:

http://www.shrubbery.net/tac_plus/

On Nov 7, 2008, at 2:56 PM, Leslie wrote:

> 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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