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What is Tacacs+ and how it works?
Last Updated: 22nd April, 2020
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In this manner, what does Tacacs+ keep track of?
The main goal of TACACS+ is to provide a centralized database against which to perform authentication. In actuality TACACS+ provides Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA). Authentication - Refers to who is allowed to gain access to the network.
Beside above, what is a Tacacs+ server? TACACS+, stands for Terminal Access Controller Access Control Server, is a security protocol used in AAA framework to provide centralised authentication for users who want to gain access to the network.
Similarly, it is asked, what is the major difference between Tacacs+ and Radius?
As TACACS+ uses TCP therefore more reliable than RADIUS. TACACS+ provides more control over the authorization of commands while in RADIUS, no external authorization of commands is supported. All the AAA packets are encrypted in TACACS+ while only the passwords are encrypted in RADIUS i.e more secure.
What does Tacacs+ stand for?
Terminal Access Controller Access-Control System Plus