The Simplest, Easiest, Most Flexible, and Most Cost-Efficient
TACACS+ Server for Windows Servers and PCs
Runs on Windows 2000 or better Workstation or Server

TACACS.net can be installed on a Windows Server or desktop system. Windows Server is preferred for Active Directory integration, but can also be run on a Windows desktop system with local Users and Groups, or with static (text) credentials configured within the system.

Pre-compiled software with installation wizard

The software does not require compiling and comes with an easy to use installation wizard to get you up and running within minutes.

Runs as a Windows service

Windows start/stop/reload

No dependencies

TACACS.net software does not require any other languages or interpreters like Perl, Java, or Python. This simplifies installation and reduces complexity and troubleshooting.

Full support for the TACACS+ protocol

Supports the TACACS+ protocol defined in RFC 1492 and IETF Draft.

Simple Configuration

Intuitive configuration with text-based XML files.

Granular & Flexible Policies

Policies can be set by user, client, subnet, IP range, day, or time of day. Policies can also overlap, enabling the administrator to set multiple policies including fallback groups.

Downloadable ACLs for authenticated users

Downloadable ACLs are supported to restrict users for VPNs and proxy authentication.

Vendor-Specific Attributes

Unlimited Vendor specific Attributes (VSAs) are supported.

TACTest command-line testing tool

TACTest is used for testing and debugging TACACS+ servers. It can be used in stand-alone mode with or without the TACACS.net server. It can log TACACS+ requests and responses, it is scriptable, and can be used to run performance tests against a target server.

Password Encryption

DES encryption for local authentication with text files increases security. Utility included for creating encrypted passwords.

Multi-Factor Authentication

Includes Google Authenticator for multi-factor authentication. Utility included for creating managing shared secrets.

Unrestricted license

  1. No restrictions on users, clients, or servers.
  2. Install on as many servers as needed.
  3. Software will not revert or stop working after a period of time.

Feature Requests

We want to hear from you! Propose or vote on future features at our UserVoice site.

Custom development is available

If your deployment requres a feature that is not already available in TACACS.net, Tell us about the desired feature, and we will respond with a quote for custom development. Be sure to include timelines and budgetary constraints where applicable.


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