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Configuring Authentication for SNMPv3 Users (SRC CLI)


For SNMPv3 users, you can configure the authentication type and the password used for authentication. The type of authentication can be Message Digest 5 (MD5) or Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA). By default, authentication is not configured for SNMPv3 users.

To configure authentication for SNMPv3 users:

  1. From configuration mode, access the configuration statement that configures the authentication type.

    To configure MD5 authentication:

    To configure SHA authentication:

  2. Specify the authentication password.

    To configure authentication password for MD5:

    To configure authentication password for SHA:

    The password must contain at least eight characters.