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Re: ABOVE.NET SECURITY TRUTHS?
- From: Alec H. Peterson
- Date: Sun Apr 30 10:39:21 2000
Hank Nussbacher wrote:
> TACACS encryption won't help if you follow the Cisco Essential IOS Features
> (v 2.82 - Feb 18, 2000). On page 45 they discuss router command auditing
> and recommend:
> aaa accounting command 15 start-stop tacacs+
> Unfortunately, this will log in your syslog the password commands in
> cleartext. You would have to be sure that the Unix/NT system you are
> logging all Cisco commands to is as secure as your router. How many of you
> run ISS/Cybercop/Netrecon scans every week on your logging servers to be
> sure they are secure?
Hrm, that's odd, since I was using TACACS+ accounting a while ago (that
exact command actually) and it never logged any passwords that I entered...
Alec H. Peterson - firstname.lastname@example.org
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