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AAA-SERVER-MIB Set Operation
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AAA-SERVER-MIB Set Operation

AAA-SERVER-MIB Set Operation

Last Updated: November 13, 2012

The AAA-SERVER-MIB Set Operation feature allows you to extend and expand your ability to configure authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) servers using the CISCO-AAA-SERVER-MIB. Using this feature, you can do the following:

  • Create and add new AAA servers.
  • Modify the "KEY" under the CISCO-AAA-SERVER-MIB.
  • Delete the AAA server configuration.

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Prerequisites for AAA-SERVER-MIB Set Operation

AAA must have been enabled on the router, that is, the aaa new-model command must have been configured. If this configuration has not been accomplished, the set operation fails.

Restrictions for AAA-SERVER-MIB Set Operation

Currently, the CISCO SNMP set operation is supported only for the RADIUS protocol. Therefore, only RADIUS servers in global configuration mode can be added, modified, or deleted.

Information About AAA-SERVER-MIB Set Operation

CISCO-AAA-SERVER-MIB

The CISCO-AAA-SERVER-MIB provides that statistics reflect both the state of the AAA server operation with the server itself and of AAA communications with external servers. The CISCO-AAA-SERVER-MIB provides the following information:

  • Statistics for each AAA operation
  • Status of servers that are providing AAA functions
  • Identities of external AAA servers

CISCO-AAA-SERVER-MIB Set Operation

In Cisco IOS XE Release 2.1, the CISCO-AAA-SERVER-MIB supports both the get and set operations. With the set operation, you can do the following:

  • Create or add a new AAA server.
  • Modify the KEY under the CISCO-AAA-SERVER-MIB. This "secret key" is used for secure connectivity to the AAA server, which is present with the network access server (NAS) and the AAA server.
  • Delete the AAA server configuration.

How to Configure AAA-SERVER-MIB Set Operation

No special configuration is required for this feature. The Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) framework can be used to manage MIBs. See the section Additional References for a reference to configuring SNMP.

Verifying RADIUS Server Configuration and Server Statistics

RADIUS server configuration and server statistics can be verified by performing the following steps.

SUMMARY STEPS

1.    enable

2.    show running-config | include radius-server host

3.    show aaa servers


DETAILED STEPS
  Command or Action Purpose
Step 1
enable


Example:

Router> enable

 

Enables privileged EXEC mode.

  • Enter your password if prompted.
 
Step 2
show running-config | include radius-server host


Example:

Router# show running-config | include radius-server host

 

Displays all the RADIUS servers that are configured in the global configuration mode.

 
Step 3
show aaa servers


Example:

Router# show aaa servers

 

Displays information about the number of requests sent to and received from authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) servers.

 

Configuration Examples for AAA-SERVER-MIB Set Operation

RADIUS Server Configuration and Server Statistics Example

The following output example shows the RADIUS server configuration and server statistics before and after the set operation.

Before the Set Operation

Router# show running-config | include radius-server host
! The following line is for server 1.
radius-server host 172.19.192.238 auth-port 2095 acct-port 2096 key cisco2
! The following line is for server 2.
radius-server host 172.19.192.238 auth-port 1645 acct-port 1646

Server Statistics

Router# show aaa servers
RADIUS: id 2, priority 1, host 172.19.192.238, auth-port 2095, acct-port 2096
State: current UP, duration 25s, previous duration 0s
     Dead: total time 0s, count 7
Authen: request 8, timeouts 8
     Response: unexpected 0, server error 0, incorrect 0, time 0ms
     Transaction: success 0, failure 2
Author: request 0, timeouts 0
     Response: unexpected 0, server error 0, incorrect 0, time 0ms
     Transaction: success 0, failure 0
Account: request 0, timeouts 0
     Response: unexpected 0, server error 0, incorrect 0, time 0ms
     Transaction: success 0, failure 0
Elapsed time since counters last cleared: 5m
RADIUS: id 3, priority 2, host 172.19.192.238, auth-port 1645, acct-port 1646
State: current UP, duration 5s, previous duration 0s
     Dead: total time 0s, count 2
Authen: request 8, timeouts 8
     Response: unexpected 0, server error 0, incorrect 0, time 0ms
     Transaction: success 0, failure 4
Author: request 0, timeouts 0
     Response: unexpected 0, server error 0, incorrect 0, time 0ms
     Transaction: success 0, failure 0
Account: request 0, timeouts 0
     Response: unexpected 0, server error 0, incorrect 0, time 0ms
     Transaction: success 0, failure 0
Elapsed time since counters last cleared: 3m

SNMP Get Operation to Check the Configuration and Statistics of the RADIUS Servers

aaa-server5:/users/smetri> getmany 10.0.1.42 casConfigTable
casAddress.2.2 = 172.19.192.238
casAddress.2.3 = 172.19.192.238
casAuthenPort.2.2 = 2095
casAuthenPort.2.3 = 1645
casAcctPort.2.2 = 2096
casAcctPort.2.3 = 1646
casKey.2.2 = 
casKey.2.3 =
! The following line shows priority for server 1.
casPriority.2.2 = 1
! The following line shows priority for server 2.
casPriority.2.3 = 2
casConfigRowStatus.2.2 = active(1)
casConfigRowStatus.2.3 = active(1)
aaa-server5:/users/smetri> 

SNMP Set Operation

The key of the existing RADIUS server is being changed. The index "1" is being used. That index acts as a wildcard for addition, deletion, or modification of any entries.

Change the key for server 1:=>
aaa-server5:/users/smetri>  setany -v2c 10.0.1.42 public casAddress.2.1 -a 172.19.192.238 casAuthenPort.2.1 -i 2095 casAcctPort.2.1 -i 2096 casKey.2.1 -o king 
casAddress.2.1 = 172.19.192.238
casAuthenPort.2.1 = 2095
casAcctPort.2.1 = 2096
casKey.2.1 = king
aaa-server5:/users/smetri>

After the Set Operation

After the above SNMP set operation, the configurations on the router change. The following output shows the output after the set operation.

Router# show running-config | include radius-server host
radius-server host 172.19.192.238 auth-port 1645 acct-port 1646
! The following line shows a change in the key value to "king."
radius-server host 172.19.192.238 auth-port 2095 acct-port 2096 key king

Router# show aaa servers
RADIUS: id 3, priority 1, host 172.19.192.238, auth-port 1645, acct-port 1646
State: current UP, duration 189s, previous duration 0s
     Dead: total time 0s, count 2
Authen: request 8, timeouts 8
     Response: unexpected 0, server error 0, incorrect 0, time 0ms
     Transaction: success 0, failure 4
Author: request 0, timeouts 0
     Response: unexpected 0, server error 0, incorrect 0, time 0ms
     Transaction: success 0, failure 0
Account: request 0, timeouts 0
     Response: unexpected 0, server error 0, incorrect 0, time 0ms
     Transaction: success 0, failure 0
Elapsed time since counters last cleared: 6m
 
! The following line shows a new server with new statistics.
RADIUS: id 4, priority 2, host 172.19.192.238, auth-port 2095, acct-port 2096
State: current UP, duration 209s, previous duration 0s
     Dead: total time 0s, count 7
Authen: request 0, timeouts 0
     Response: unexpected 0, server error 0, incorrect 0, time 0ms
     Transaction: success 0, failure 0
Author: request 0, timeouts 0
     Response: unexpected 0, server error 0, incorrect 0, time 0ms
     Transaction: success 0, failure 0
Account: request 0, timeouts 0
     Response: unexpected 0, server error 0, incorrect 0, time 0ms

Additional References

The following sections provide references related to the AAA-SERVER-MIB Set Operation feature.

Related Documents

Related Topic

Document Title

Configuring SNMP

Configuring SNMP Support in the Cisco IOS XE Network Management Configuration Guide, Release 2

SNMP commands

Cisco IOS Network Management Command Reference

Security commands

Cisco IOS Security Command Reference

Cisco IOS XE commands

Cisco IOS Master Commands List

Standards

Standard

Title

No new or modified standards are supported by this feature, and support for existing standards has not been modified by this feature.

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MIBs

MIB

MIBs Link

CISCO-AAA-SERVER-MIB

To locate and download MIBs for selected platforms, Cisco IOS XE software releases , and feature sets, use Cisco MIB Locator found at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/go/mibs

RFCs

RFC

Title

No new or modified RFCs are supported by this feature, and support for existing RFCs has not been modified by this feature.

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Technical Assistance

Description

Link

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Access to most tools on the Cisco Support website requires a Cisco.com user ID and password.

http://www.cisco.com/techsupport

Feature Information for AAA-SERVER-MIB Set Operation

The following table provides release information about the feature or features described in this module. This table lists only the software release that introduced support for a given feature in a given software release train. Unless noted otherwise, subsequent releases of that software release train also support that feature.

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Table 1 Feature Information for AAA-SERVER-MIB Set Operation

Feature Name

Releases

Feature Information

AAA-SERVER-MIB Set Operation

Cisco IOS XE Release 2.1

This feature was introduced on the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers.

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