TACACS

Terminal Access Controller Access Control System

(pronounced: tack-ax)

Developed by Cisco, it is standard security protocol used in authenticating the identity of a computer or device seeking remote access to privileged data (such as that behind a firewall). Its improved version (TACACS+) provides full services (authentication, authorization, and accounting) of an AAA Server for e-commerce.

See also : specifications  

NetLingo Classification: Net Technology

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