Cisco Secure ACS is a highly scalable, high performance access policy system that centralizes authentication, user access, and administrator access policy and reduces the administrative and management burden. Cisco Secure ACS is a central point for administering security policy for users and devices accessing the network. Cisco Secure ACS supports multiple and concurrent access scenarios. Cisco Secure ACS is a powerful access policy system with management and scalability features for the growing organization.
Cisco Secure ACS supports two distinct protocols for authentication, authorization, and accounting. Cisco Secure ACS is a single system for enforcing access policy.
Cisco Secure ACS supports a wide range of authentication protocols to support all your authentication requirements.
Network access policies
Cisco Secure ACS allows the configuration of complex network access policies that may include authentication protocol requirements, device restrictions, and time of day restrictions, posture validation, and other access requirements. Cisco Secure ACS may apply downloadable access control lists, VLAN assignments, and other authorization parameters.
Centralized configuration management
Cisco Secure ACS replication allows administrator-defined configuration items to be replicated across ACS servers in the network, providing both flexibility and ease of administration for large networks.
Cisco Secure ACS logs is viewable and exportable for use in other systems. Cisco Secure ACS logs support troubleshooting and diagnostics, compliance and auditing, and other reporting and billing activities.