Technical Documentation



authentication-sha {authentication-password authentication-password;}

Hierarchy Level

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.


Configure secure hash algorithm (SHA) as the authentication type for the SNMPv3 user.

Note: You can configure only one authentication type for each SNMPv3 user.

The remaining statement is explained separately.

Required Privilege Level

snmp—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-04-27