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Hierarchy Level


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


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

For authentication, you can either enter a password in clear text, which is immediately encrypted, or, if you already have the encrypted version (known as a key), enter the key directly.

The remaining statements are explained separately. See CLI Explorer.

Required Privilege Level

snmp—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.