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Visual Switch Manager and AAA

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I have 3 3548 switches clustered together and I want to use VSM to manage them.  I also have AAA setup like the following:

aaa new model
aaa authentication default login local
username bob password password

after putting the AAA info into the switch, I can no longer use my web browser to get into VSM.  I type the address of the cluster-commander in my url field and I'm prompted for a password -however, it will not take my username or password.  Has anyone gotten this to work, or does anyone have ideas?
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I have run into this problem before with just the web browser functionality on a router.  I played around with this for about an hour one day and gave up.  I eventually entered the "ip http authen enable" to make my enable password the password for this.  This worked for me anyway.  You may need to add the "ip http authen aaa" command to yours (or you can override it with something else like the enable password as I mentioned before).  For AAA to work with this, I am pretty certain that authorization is needed as well.  It may be easier with local auth rather than TACACS which is what I was using.  Take a look at this:

http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/480/http-1.html

Hope some of that helps.
Les MooreSr. Systems Engineer
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try:
aaa authorization exec local
aaa authorization network local

http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/lan/cat2950/2950_wc/scg/scg_mgmt.htm#xtocid11120106

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if I type in "ip http authentication enable" I am able to get in using the username "administrator" with the enable password.  However, I am not able to use any of the oither usernames I put into the switch with the username and password variables.  Any way to get that to work?
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try "ip http authentication local"

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I'll try it

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