One of the most common access control needs is for an organization to have a centralized approach to network and application authentication, authorization, and accounting. The RADIUS and TACACS protocols offer this service to enterprises. In this video, learn about the use of remote access authentication services, including RADIUS, TACACS, TACACS+, and XTACACS.
- [Instructor] One of the most common access control needs…is for an organization to have a centralized approach…to network and application authentication,…authorization, and accounting.…The RADIUS and TACACS protocols…offer this service to enterprises.…RADIUS is an acronym which stands for…Remote Access Dial-In User Service.…As the name implies, RADIUS was first used…to authenticate the users of modem-based dial-in services…back in the 1980s and 1990s.…A centralized RADIUS server could support modem pools…located around the country,…providing a single point of administration…for password and account management,…and consolidating accounting records…in a centralized location.…
RADIUS is still used today,…even though dial-in modem pools are a thing of the past.…Today, they're used to allow many diverse applications…to rely upon the same authentication source.…Here's how it might work in a wireless network, for example.…First, the end user attempts to connect…to a wireless access point.…The access point serves as the client in the RADIUS request,…
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- TCP/IP networking
- Network security devices
- Switches and routers
- Content distribution networks
- Storage networks
- Securing networks
- Network attacks
- Wireless networking and security
Skill Level Intermediate
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