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Cisco Access Control Security: AAA Administrative Services by Brandon Carroll

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Chapter 7. Configuring User Accounts

Access Control Server (ACS) has the capability to authenticate users against numerous databases. From token servers to Active Directory servers, ACS provides the flexibility of integration into an existing environment, or the power to use its own database for user authentication. Cisco Secure can keep a record of all users locally, regardless of whether you configured the user there.

Note that the user database might exist on a Windows 2000 server. ACS checks the Windows server for user credentials and adds the user locally to ACS. The user ...

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