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Network Security Principles and Practices by Saadat Malik

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Case Studies

In this section we will look at some of the common ways in which AAA authentication and authorization can be utilized. It will examine how authentication and authorization for PPP connections are setup. Some more advanced uses of authorization, including ACL and route downloads and setting up of timeouts on a per user basis, will also be examined.

Using AAA to Authenticate and Authorize PPP Connections

This case study revolves around setting up PPP authentication and authorization on a router. PPP users trying to connect to this router are authenticated based on usernames and passwords stored on a RADIUS server. The RADIUS server also passes down authorization parameters for the users to the router. These parameters identify what ...

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