Creating SNMPv3 Users

The TCA6000 and TCA6500 Timing Clients support security measures in SNMPv3. To create SNMPv3 users:

  1. Click the Config tab. The Config page appears.
  2. Click the SNMPv3 tab. See Figure 10.
  3. In the Name field, enter the user name that will be used to login to SNMPv3 log files.
  4. In the Auth Phrase field, enter the authentication phrase to be used.
  5. In the Auth Crypt area, select the encryption method to be used.
  6. In the Pri Phrase field, enter the private phrase to be used.
  7. In the Pri Protocol field, select the privilege level to be used. Select:
    • DES: The user must use the authentication phrase to login.
    • AES: The user is not required to use the authentication phrase to login.
    • No Privacy: The user is required to use the authentication phrase and the private phrase to log in.
  8. Click the Save button to save the user information in the v3 User window and to save changes to memory.

    Figure 10: Timing Client Config Page—SNMPv3 User Pane

    Timing Client Config Page—SNMPv3 User Pane