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Syntax: MX, M, T, ACX, PTX Series Routers and EX Series Switches

Syntax: QFX Series Switches, QFabric, OCX1100 and EX4600


notify name is the name assigned to the notification. Each notify entry name must be unique.

tag tag-name defines the target addresses that are sent this notification. The notification is sent to all target addresses that have this tag in their tag list. The tag-name is not included in the notification.

type inform is the type of notification.

target-address target-address-name identifies the target address. The target address defines a management application’s address and parameters that are used to respond to informs.

timeout seconds is the number of seconds to wait for an acknowledgment. If no acknowledgment is received within the timeout period, the inform is retransmitted. The default timeout is 15 seconds.

retry-count number is the maximum number of times an inform is transmitted if no acknowledgment is received. The default is 3. If no acknowledgment is received after the inform is transmitted the maximum number of times, the inform message is discarded.

message-processing-model defines which version of SNMP to use when SNMP notifications are generated. Informs require a v3 message processing model.

security-model defines the security model to use when SNMP notifications are generated. Informs require a usm security model.

security-level specifies whether the inform is authenticated and encrypted before it is sent. For the usm security model, the security level must be one of the following:

  • authentication—Provides authentication but no encryption.

  • privacy—Provides authentication and encryption.

security-name identifies the username that is used when generating the inform.

Hierarchy Level


Configure SNMP.

SNMP modules cannot have the slash (/) character or the @ character in the name.

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.