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OSN 500 550 580 V100R008C50 Alarms and Performance Events Reference 02

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The PWD_ENCRYPT_RISK alarm indicates that the user password encryption mode of an NE has security risks. If the user password encryption mode of an NE is MD5 or SHA256, this alarm is reported when you log in to the NE, change the user password, or create an NE user.


Alarm Severity Alarm Type





Impact on the System

The user password may be cracked.

Possible Causes

The possible cause of the alarm is as follows:

The user password encryption mode of the NE is MD5 or SHA256.


  1. Change the user password encryption mode to PBKDF2 on the NMS.
    1. On the Main Topology, right-click the required NE and choose NE Explorer from the shortcut menu.
    2. In the NE Explorer, click the NE and choose Security > NE User Password Encryption Management.
    3. Change Encryption Type to PBKDF2.

    4. Click Apply.
  2. If the alarm persists, contact Huawei technical support engineers to handle the alarm.

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Updated: 2019-01-21

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