Is TACACS+ proprietary?
The TACACS+ protocol is not proprietary. It is an open standard defined by
RFC 1492 and
What vendors support TACACS+?
Most large Enterprise or Carrier-class network device manufacturers support TACACS+.
Some vendors that support the TACACS+ protocol are: Adtran, Alcatel/Lucent,
Arbor, Aruba, Brocade/Foundry, Cisco/Linksys, Ericsson/Redback, Extreme,
Fortinet, HP/3Com, Huawei, Juniper, Netgear, Nortel, and others.
Is TACACS.net software based on any other software or development kits?
TACACS.net is completely original code. It is not based on or derived from any other software.
What is TACACS.net software written in?
TACACS.net is written in .NET and C#.
Why is TACACS+ better than RADIUS for operator authentication?
For details on why TACACS+ is the preferred protocol for administrator access to network elements,
please see the white paper TACACS+ Advantages.
Is TACACS.net beta software?
TACACS.net is not beta software. It has been fully QA'd and qualified for use in SMB, Enterprise, and WAN environments.
Does TACACS.net support privilege authorization?
TACACS.net can set authorization policy by user, device, subnet, or time of day.
Does TACACS.net support accounting?
TACACS.net includes full accounting support.
Does TACACS.net support RADIUS?
The TACACS.net server does not include the RADIUS protocol. If you're looking for RADIUS,
check out our friends at FreeRADIUS.
Does TACACS.net run on Unix platforms?
TACACS.net runs on Windows servers and workstations only.
Since most Enterprise customers use Windows Active Directory for their authentication database,
this simplifies deployment, improves performance, and minimizes points of failure.
TACACS.net works best when run directly on Domain Controllers.