Cisco UCS Central supports either local or LDAP-based authentication. Other
authentication types, such as TACACs+ or RADIUS, are supported in v1.4 and
higher. They are not supported for earlier versions. You can use
Cisco UCS Central to configure these authentication types for
Cisco UCS Manager
through operational administrative policies.
Do not use ‘$’ as
a password character when using local authentication.
Cisco UCS Central, you can only activate one defined form of native authentication
exclusively (either local or LDAP).
Cisco UCS Central allows selecting from multiple authentication domains. Unlike
Cisco UCS Manager, it does not currently support configuring multiple authentication
Cisco UCS Central includes third-party and self-signed certificate support for LDAP
integration and user authentication.