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Re: ABOVE.NET SECURITY TRUTHS?
Paul Froutan wrote: > I don't think you can. However, I use TACACS on all my switches and SSH is becoming available on the IOS and I believe it is available in the very latest of 'T' train IOS releases. I don't think the same is true for the CatIOS side of the house. Hopefully soon if not already. > routers. From what I know, TACACS passwords are encrypted using the key on > your network devices and the TACACS server. So, that, in combination with > a private management LAN not accessible by your customers should lock down > your network pretty effectively. Any comments? Yes, assuming that LAN is indeed private. The initial connection between the client and switch will still be unencrypted. The right ACLs for the VTY's also help. John