Authentication: Who Is That User on the System?

Authentication is the process of identifying users on the system. This is the username and password identification that we are all so familiar with.

Three types of authentication are supported on the Cisco ASA:

image  Security appliance console access:Access to the security device through a protocol such as Telnet or SSH.

image  Cut-through proxy:Requires user authentication for a session through the ASA. Successful authentication enables access through the ASA to specific resources.

  Tunnel access:For authenticating ...

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