ConfD’s built-in authentication and authorization mechanisms are driven by YANG data models and are oftentimes sufficient for the AAA needs of a product. However, sometimes an external authentication and/or authorization system such as RADIUS or TACACS+ needs to be used.
ConfD provides support for integrating to external authentication and authorization systems. In this application note, we take a look at how a TACACS+ server can be used with ConfD for external authentication.
Download now to find out how easy it is to integrate ConfD’s external authentication feature with a TACACS+ authentication server using a simple Python script. The document also lays out how to configure and do simple tests to ensure it has been implemented properly.