Technical Documentation



remote-engine engine-id {user username {authentication-md5 {authentication-password authentication-password;}authentication-none;authentication-sha {authentication-password authentication-password;}privacy-aes128 {privacy-password privacy-password;}privacy-des {privacy-password privacy-password;}privacy-3des {privacy-password privacy-password;}privacy-none {privacy-password privacy-password;}}}

Hierarchy Level

[edit snmp v3 usm]

Release Information

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 7.4.

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.


Configure remote engine information for the user-based security model (USM). To send inform messages to an SNMPv3 user on a remote device, you must configure the engine identifier for the SNMP agent on the remote device where the user resides.


engine-id—Engine identifier. Used to compute the security digest for authenticating and encrypting packets sent to a user on the remote host.

The remaining statements are 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