Authentication Lab: Configuring TACACS+ and RADIUS

In this series of videos, David Bombal shows you how to configure both authentication protocols for network access control.

David Bombal

July 3, 2018

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Cisco networking products support two prominent security protocols that can be used to control access in networks: RADIUS and Cisco Terminal Access Controller Access-Control System Plus (TACACS+). While RADIUS uses UDP, TACACS+ uses TCP. In the five videos below, David Bombal uses Cisco Packet Tracer to configure authentication using both protocols. Authentication is one component of authentication, authorization and accounting (AAA).

Bombal continues the demonstration in the rest of the series:

Video 2

Video 3

Video 4

Video 5

About the Author(s)

David Bombal

Author and instructorDavid Bombal is an author and instructor at GNS3 and O'Reilly Media. He creates worldwide instructor-led and self-paced video training on new and emerging technologies such as SDN. He's involved in multiple SDN and OpenFlow projects which include both open source as well as commercial SDN controllers. His YouTube channel has more than 1 million views. Bombal holds numerous certifications, including CCIE #11023 (Emeritus). He's designed, implemented and managed networks ranging from single sites to those that span 50 countries.

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