ACS v4.2 for Windows multiple NICs?

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Sep 21st, 2009
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Hi, I would like separate ACS traffics on 2 two separate NICs, one for front end AAA service related traffics, and another one for web, backup administrative traffic, is it possible?


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Collin Clark Mon, 09/21/2009 - 05:44
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I believe that ACS can only 'listen' on a single IP.

Hope that helps.

Jagdeep Gambhir Mon, 09/21/2009 - 05:59
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Hi Leo,

I'm not sure about your whole setup but you can explore setting up proxy server on ACS.

Also you can set up route on PC where ACS is installed to respond specific source address via specific interface.

Other then this I don't think there is any other way.



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a12288 Mon, 09/21/2009 - 06:16
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Thanks, I would like to put ACS servers behind ACE (Cisco Load Balancer) which is the ACS servers' default gateway, and I would like to have a second NIC on ACS server to handle backup and web traffic which is NOT going through ACE, I am ok to configure static routing, and I am not asking for teaming, is that possible? otherwise, to load balancing ACS on ACE would be very challenging.


Jatin Katyal Mon, 09/21/2009 - 05:57
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Hi Leo,

Teaming is not supported at this


When ACS server has dual NIC, there might be problem with interoperability between ACS servers for functions like replication, RDBMS-sync, RADIUS proxy, remote logging, remote agent.

Already filed as enhancement.

CSCsr76897: ACS interoperability with dual NICs





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