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authentication-password

Syntax

authentication-password authentication-password;

Hierarchy Level

[edit snmp v3 usm local-engine user username authentication-md5],[edit snmp v3 usm local-engine user username authentication-sha],[edit snmp v3 usm remote-engine engine-id user username authentication-md5],[edit snmp v3 usm remote-engine engine-id user username authentication-sha]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.

Description

Configure password for authentication.

Options

authentication-password—Password used to generate the key used for authentication.

SNMPv3 has special requirements when you create plain-text passwords on a router or switch:

  • The password must be at least eight characters long.
  • The password can include alphabetic, numeric, and special characters, but it cannot include control characters.

Required Privilege Level

snmp—To view this statement in the configuration.

snmp-control—To add this statement to the configuration.


Published: 2010-04-27

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