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Hierarchy Level


Configure the 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—Specify engine identifier in hexadecimal format. 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. 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 in Junos OS Release 7.4.