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Locked Out of Device (by SSH) 3011 invalid tacacs+ request packet - possibly mismatched shared secrets

I have a Nexus 5000 that I set up to use tacacs (Ciscos ACS 5.2).  When I try to logon on the error I receive is 3011 invalid tacacs+ request packet - possibly mismatched shared secrets. I obvious I plugged the wrong shared secret (more like typo). Now it won't let me log in locally (with local account).

I deleted the device for the Cisco ACS server and it is still trying to authenticate against the ACS server no matter what account I use. I have not tried to console in yet but is that my best bet to getting logged on and fixing the config.

 

 

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You have to do some funky

You have to do some funky stuff to authenticate on the Nexus equipment if I recall correctly.  You have to specify a role that the tacacs user is trying to use.  If you google tacacs nexus - I think it has something to do with the network-admin role.

Also - make sure that you're setting the right IP address as the tacacs source - it may be referencing another IP it has decided to use for tacacs.

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