Overview of Authentication

Authentication pages are used to configure authentication and authorization settings for GigaVUE‑FM. To view the authentication pages:

  1. On the left navigation pane, click and select Authentication.

The following table describes the pages available when Authentication is selected from the left navigation pane.



User Management

Manage local user accounts. From here, you can add new accounts, edit existing accounts, or delete users. Refer to User Management for details.


Controls RBAC mode to decide if the user's privileges are controlled by GigaVUE‑FM or the managed device. Refer to RBAC for details.

Authentication Type

(Local, RADIUS, TACACS+, LDAP, Third Party)

Use to configure authentication methods. GigaVUE‑FM can authenticate users against the local user database configured in the User Management or against the external authentication server (LDAP, RADIUS, or TACACS+) or the third party (that is, external organization IdP). Refer to Authentication Type for more details.

Important: Always use HTTPS to run GigaVUE-FM . Running GigaVUE-FM on other non-secure protocols does not generate IDP metadata.

The following table details the AAA configuration support for the various software versions in GigaVUE-FM and CLI.

Software Version

AAA Configuration in GigaVUE-FM

AAA Configuration in CLI

Comments and Below



You can view the AAA settings configured using GigaVUE-FM in CLI and vice-e-versa.






You cannot view the AAA settings configured using GigaVUE-FM in CLI and vice-e-versa.


5.8.00 and above



You can configure the AAA settings only using GigaVUE-FM

AAA Configuration using CLI is not supported.