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privacy-aes128 {privacy-password privacy-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 the Advanced Encryption Standard encryption algorithm (CFB128-AES-128 Privacy Protocol) for the SNMPv3 user.


privacy-password privacy-password—The password used to generate the key used for encryption.

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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