Installation and Configuration of TACACS+ with Cisco Router on Debian 8 Jessie

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Rob Turner

Rob Turner is an avid Debian user as well as many of the derivatives of Debian such as Devuan, Mint, Ubuntu, and Kali. Rob holds a Masters in Information and Communication Sciences as well as several industry certifications from Cisco, EC-Council, ISC2, Linux Foundation, and LPI.

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4 Responses

  1. Alexey says:

    Hi, There,
    I found interesting project – tacacsGUI.com. It is self-hosted front-end UI for tac_plus configuration. My installation was easy, try it. Plus it has some advantages like Backup Maker for auto backup, Subnet searcher for subnets collection etc. Good luck!

    • Rob Turner says:

      Alexey,

      This tool appears to be very useful. I’ll have to experiment with it and amend this article! Thanks for the heads up on this tool.

  2. Alain says:

    Perfect all information you need for both router and server. Thanks ! I tested it with GNS3 environment with a Router c3640 Version 12.4(12), it only works with cleartext password setup on TACACS+ server. When you generate the RSA Key on the router don’t forget to define the size to 1024, otherwise the key is not validated (it’s hidden on the script block).

    • Rob Turner says:

      Alain,

      Thank you for that piece of information. I hadn’t had any issues with the setup yet but I’m sure your testing will help someone else in the future as well!

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