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Administration > General Settings > Users & Authentication > Auth/RADIUS/TACACS+

This tab displays the configured settings for authentication and authorization.

If the appliance relies on either a RADIUS or TACACS+ server for those services, those settings are also reported.

All settings are initially applied via the Auth/RADIUS/TACACS+ configuration template.

Authentication and Authorization

Appliance NameName of the appliance selected.
Authentication OrderWhen it is possible to validate against more than one database (local, RADIUS server, TACACS+ server), Authentication Order specifies which method to try in what sequence: Authentication Order First, Order Second, and Order Third.
Authorization Map OrderMap ordering determines which server is used first. Select the map ordering from the drop-down list: Local-Only, Remote-First, and Remote-Only. The default (and recommended) value is Remote-First.
Authorization Default RoleDefault role assigned for authorization. The default (and recommended) value is admin.
AuthenticationProcess of validating that the end user, or a device, is who they claim to be.
AuthorizationAction of determining what a user is allowed to do. Generally, authentication precedes authorization.
Map OrderDefault (and recommended) value is Remote First.


Auth PortFor RADIUS, the default value is 1812.
For TACACS+, the default value is 49.
Auth Type[TACACS+] The options are pap or ascii.
EnabledWhether or not the server is enabled.
RetriesNumber of attempts allowed before lockout.
Server TypeRADIUS or TACACS+
TimeoutIf a logged-in user is inactive for an interval that exceeds the inactivity time-out, the appliance logs them out and returns them to the login page. You can change that value, as well as the maximum number of sessions, in the Session Management template.

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