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TACACS configuration error in WebUI: "Cannot generate specified configuration setting"



Article ID: KB13133 KB Last Updated: 12 Feb 2009Version: 1.0
Configuration issue regarding to TACACS authentication server via WebUI: cannot generate specified configuration setting.

If TACACS Port field is left as "49" (default TACACS port), after clicking on OK, the following error is displayed on WebUI screen:
"Cannot generate specified configuration setting. Please check your input and try again"
At the same time, the following error in shown on CLI console:
"Failed command - set auth-server "<name of tacacs group>" tacacs port 49"
The possible workarounds are available:
  1. Execute the command on the CLI; it's indeed a valid command.

  2. Clear TACACS Port field, or enter any other value than 49

  3. Upgrade to ScreenOS version with a fix: ScreenOS 6.0.0r8 or 6.1.0r4 or later.
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