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TACACS+ User Experience

This template tests user authentication through the TACACS+ protocol.

Prerequisites

A server with TACACS+ authentication. You must know the secret shared key.

Credentials

A valid TACACS+ username and password.

Monitored Components

For details on monitors, see SAM Component Monitor Types.

TACACS+ User Experience Monitor

This component monitor uses synthetic transactions to test user authentication through the TACACS+ protocol. The synthetic transaction does the following:

  1. Connect to server.
  2. Send TACACS+ credential and shared secret.
  3. Validate response.
  4. Measure response time.