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Administration Guide

20.4.0
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Creating a TACACS authentication configuration

You can create a TACACS authentication configuration for one or more FortiSwitch units.

To create a TACACS authentication configuration:
  1. Go to Configuration > TACACS Authentication.
  2. Select Create Configuration.

  3. Click in the Switch field to select a FortiSwitch unit. You can select multiple FortiSwitch units.
  4. Enter a name for this TACACS authentication configuration.
  5. Enter the IPv4 address for the TACACS authentication server.
  6. Enter the port number to connect with the TACACS authentication server.
  7. Enter the server key for the TACACS server. This key can be a maximum of 16 characters long. This value must match the secret on the primary RADIUS server.
  8. Select the authentication type to use for the TACACS server. Auto tries PAP, MSCHAP, and CHAP (in that order).
  9. Select Save to create the TACACS authentication configuration.

Creating a TACACS authentication configuration

You can create a TACACS authentication configuration for one or more FortiSwitch units.

To create a TACACS authentication configuration:
  1. Go to Configuration > TACACS Authentication.
  2. Select Create Configuration.

  3. Click in the Switch field to select a FortiSwitch unit. You can select multiple FortiSwitch units.
  4. Enter a name for this TACACS authentication configuration.
  5. Enter the IPv4 address for the TACACS authentication server.
  6. Enter the port number to connect with the TACACS authentication server.
  7. Enter the server key for the TACACS server. This key can be a maximum of 16 characters long. This value must match the secret on the primary RADIUS server.
  8. Select the authentication type to use for the TACACS server. Auto tries PAP, MSCHAP, and CHAP (in that order).
  9. Select Save to create the TACACS authentication configuration.