Layout

The web interface has three vertical frames:

■ Navigation bar: The navigation bar is the gray frame on the left side of the browser window that contains the task buttons. Each button changes the configuration area to a unique section of the Cisco Secure ACS application, such as the User Setup section or the Interface Configuration section. This frame does not change; it always contains the following buttons:

— User Setup: Add and edit user profiles

— Group Setup: Configure network services and protocols for groups of users

— Shared Profile Components: Add and edit network access restriction and command authorization sets, to be applied to users and groups

— Network Configuration: Add and edit NADs and configure distributed systems

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— System Configuration: Configure system-level features

— Interface Configuration: Display or hide product features and options to configure

— Administration Control: Define and configure access policies

— External User Databases: Configure databases, the unknown user policy, and user group mapping

— Posture Validation: Control the degree of access that is permitted from computers that access your network through AAA clients that are configured to enforce NAC

— Network Access Profiles: Set up the conditions that allow a user to connect to the network and identify the way that requests to access the network are applied

— Reports and Activity: Display accounting and logging information

— Online Documentation: View the user guide

■ Configuration area: The frame in the middle of the browser window, the configuration area displays web pages that belong to one of the sections represented by the buttons in the navigation bar. The configuration area is where you add, edit, or delete information.

■ Display area: Shows one of the following options:

— Reports or Lists

— System Messages

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