Note on AAA when using cisco ASA

It’s common practice to have multiple users on a firewall, and each user may have different levels of access, such as admin accounts, while others may have just read-only accounts. The cisco ASA is no different and it is quite easy to setup a local AAA (authentication / authorization / accounting) server so you can … Continue reading Note on AAA when using cisco ASA

Configuring per user access w/ cisco ASA

Please note the below requires ASA v 8. or above. Per user access involves forcing users to login to the firewall before being allowed access to any resources. This has several benefits, including: Better user accountability Being able to define access on a user basis, rather than an IP basis (with some caveats) Implementing a … Continue reading Configuring per user access w/ cisco ASA

Using PSloggedon to troubleshoot BlueCoat Single Sign On (SSO)

I won’t go into an introduction of what SSO is and Bluecoat’s implementation of it, there are some good KB articles on this subject. The following article (hopefully to be published soon on the bluecoat KB) explores how SSO interacts with windows and how to use the sysinternals PSloggedon tool to troubleshoot this. Symptom: When … Continue reading Using PSloggedon to troubleshoot BlueCoat Single Sign On (SSO)