SonicOSX 7 Users for the NSsp Series

Setting the Authentication Method for Login

To set the authentication method for login

  1. Navigate to the Users > Settings page.
  2. Select one of the following authentication methods from Authentication method for login:

    Local UsersTo configure users in the local database using the Users > Local Users and Users > Local Groups pages. For information on configuring local users and groups, refer to Configuring Local Users and Configuring Local Groups.
    RADIUSIf you have more than 1,000 users or want to add an extra layer of security for authenticating the user to the SonicWall. If you select Use RADIUS for user authentication, users must log into the SonicWall using HTTPS in order to encrypt the password sent to the SonicWall. If a user attempts to log into the SonicWall using HTTP, the browser is automatically redirected to HTTPS. For information on configuring RADIUS, refer to Configuring RADIUS.
    RADIUS + Local UsersIf you want to use both RADIUS and the SonicWall local user database for authentication. For information on configuring RADIUS, refer to Configuring RADIUS.
    LDAPIf you use a Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) server or Microsoft Active Directory (AD) server to maintain all your user account data. For information about configuring LDAP, refer to Configuring LDAP.
    LDAP + Local UsersIf you want to use both LDAP and the SonicWall local user database for authentication. For information about configuring LDAP, refer to Configuring LDAP.
    TACACS+If you use Terminal Access Controller Access-Control System Plus (TACAS+) protocol for authentication.
    TACACS+ + Local UsersIf you use Terminal Access Controller Access-Control System Plus (TACAS+) protocol and the SonicWall local user database for authentication.
  3. Click Update.

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