The TACACS+ Protocol

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Authors Thorsten Dahm  , Andrej Ota  ,  , David Carrel  , Lol Grant 
Last updated 2017-02-22 (latest revision 2015-10-02)
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TACACS+ provides access control for routers, network access servers and other networked computing devices via one or more centralized servers. TACACS+ provides separate authentication, authorization and accounting services. This document describes the protocol that is used by TACACS+.


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Lol Grant (

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