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What is the difference between Radius and Tacacs+ +?
Last Updated: 15th January, 2020
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Also asked, what are the characteristics of Tacacs +?
TACACS+ uses TCP, while RADIUS uses UDP. TACACS+ encrypts an entire packet, while RADIUS only encrypts a password. TACACS+ offers basic accounting functionality. However, RADIUS offers robust accounting.
Subsequently, question is, 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.
Also to know is, what is the use of 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.
Which type of device can act as a client in a system that uses Tacacs +?
While TACACS+ is mainly used for Device Administration AAA, it is possible to use it for some types of network access AAA. TACACS+ uses Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) port 49 to communicate between the TACACS+ client and the TACACS+ server.