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Cisco Secure Firewall Services Module (FWSM) by Arvind CCIE No. 7016 Durai, Ray CCIE No. 7050 Blair

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CHapter 10 AAA Overview

In access control, the admin controls the user’s access into the node, controls what the user can access in the node, and also monitors the actions made by the user in the node. Authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) is a framework through which you can achieve this control to access the node. It is important to understand each component of AAA and its uses. This type of access to the network/security nodes and access to the resources in the node gives a profile to the user. Each user can have different access rights. The user profile is maintained in an external database or the local database of a device. When controlling access to a large number of network/security devices, the common practice is to use ...

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