The Cisco Secure Access Control Server (ACS) for UNIX is a high-performance, highly scalable, centralized user access control framework. Cisco Secure ACS offers centralized command and control for all user authentication, authorization, and accounting from a Web-based, graphical interface, and distributes those controls to hundreds or thousands of access gateways in your network.
With ACS you can manage and administer user access for:
You can also use the ACS access framework to control administrator access and configuration for all TACACS+ enabled network devices in your network. Advanced features include: