Ensure 'aaa accounting for Serial console' is configured correctly


Enables accounting of administrative access by specifying the start and stop of Serial console sessions


The AAA accounting feature enables to track the actions performed by users and to store the data collected into AAA serves for further audit or further analysis. While the aaa accounting serial, ssh, telnet and enable commands collect and sent the accounting records related to the start and end of sessions done on each access type, the aaa accounting command provides the accounting records related to each command entered by the users during the session and whatever the privilege level of the user.


Run the following in order to record serial console session start and stop and to send them to the AAA servers

hostname(config)#aaa accounting serial console <server-group_name>

Default Value:

By default, AAA accounting for administrative access is disabled.

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References: 800-53|CM-3, CSCv7|11.3

Plugin: Cisco

Control ID: 10156a5211f9cbac91c08c7c9f19572910971395f3ebb224ac588028e225e241