This Access Security Guide describes how to use ProCurve's switch security
features to protect access to your switch. This guide is intended to support
the following switches:
ProCurve Switch 2510-24
ProCurve Switch 2510-48
For an overview of other product documentation for the above switches, refer
to "Product Documentation" on page xi.
You can download a copy from the ProCurve Networking Website,
www.procurve.com/manuals, then select your switch product.
Overview of Access Security Features
The access security features covered in this guide include:
Local Manager and Operator Passwords (page 2-1): Control
access and privileges for the CLI, menu, and Web browser interfaces.
TACACS+ Authentication (page 4-1): Uses an authentication appli-
cation on a server to allow or deny access to a switch.
RADIUS Authentication and Accounting (page 5-1): Like
TACACS+, uses an authentication application on a central server to
allow or deny access to the switch. RADIUS also provides accounting
services for sending data about user activity and system events to a
Secure Shell (SSH) Authentication (page 6-1): Provides
encrypted paths for remote access to switch management functions.
Secure Socket Layer (SSL) (page 7-1): Provides remote Web
access to the switch via encrypted authentication paths between the
switch and management station clients capable of SSL/TLS operation.