Chapter 5 Q & A Answers

1: Define the AAA model and a typical application on a Cisco IOS router.

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A1: Answer: Authentication, authorization, and accounting (pronounced triple A) provides security to Cisco IOS routers and network devices beyond the simple user authentication available on IOS devices.

AAA provides a method to identify which users are logged into a router and each user's authority level. AAA also provides the capability to monitor user activity and provide accounting information.

Typically, AAA is used to authenticate and authorize Cisco IOS ...

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