configure tacacs-accounting server

configure tacacs-accounting [primary | secondary] server [ipaddress | hostname] {udp_port} client-ip ipaddress {vr vr_name}


Configures the TACACS+ accounting server.

Syntax Description

primary Configures the primary TACACS+ accounting server.
secondary Configures the secondary TACACS+ accounting server.
ipaddress The IP address of the TACACS+ accounting server being configured.
hostname The host name of the TACACS+ accounting server being configured.
tcp_port The TCP port to use to contact the TACACS+ server.
ipaddress The IP address used by the switch to identify itself when communicating with the TACACS+ accounting server.
vr_name Specifies the virtual router on which the client IP is located.
Note: User-created VRs are supported only on the platforms listed for this feature in the ExtremeXOS and Switch Engine 31.7 Feature License Requirements document.


Unconfigured. The default virtual router is VR-Mgmt, the management virtual router.

Usage Guidelines

You can use the same TACACS+ server for accounting and authentication.

To remove a server, use the following command:

unconfigure tacacs server [primary | secondary]


The following command configures server tacacs1 as the primary TACACS+ accounting server for client switch using a virtual router interface of VR-Default:

configure tacacs-accounting primary server tacacs1 client-ip vr vr-Default


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 10.1.

Platform Availability

This command is available on ExtremeSwitching X435, X440-G2, X450-G2, X460-G2, X465, X590, X620, X670-G2, X690, X695, X870, 5320, 5420, and 5520 series switches.