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Web-based Configuration Guide

AR650, AR1600, and AR6100 V300R003

This document describes how to configure and maintain your routers using the web platform.
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Community/Group Management

Community/Group Management

Context

In different SNMP versions, community/group management configurations are different. After the global configuration is applied, you must configure the community/group management. Table 17-9 describes mappings between SNMP versions and community/group management.

Table 17-9  Mappings between SNMP versions and community/group management

Version

Configuration Scenario

SNMPv1

Community management

SNMPv2c

Community management

SNMPv1 and SNMPv2c

Community management

SNMPv3

Group management

SNMPv1 and SNMPv3

Community management and group management

SNMPv2c and SNMPv3

Community management and group management

SNMPv1, SNMPv2c, and SNMPv3

Community management and group management

NOTE:

The web platform supports a maximum of 20 communities and 20 groups. The number of users in all groups cannot exceed 20. A dialog box is displayed when the number of communities, groups, or users exceeds the limit on the web platform.

Procedure

  • Community management

    Creating a community

    1. Choose System Management > SNMP > Community/Group Management, as shown in Figure 17-19.

      Figure 17-19  Community/Group Management page

    2. In the Community area, click Create, as shown in Figure 17-20.

      Figure 17-20  Creating a community name

    3. In the dialog box that is displayed, set parameters listed in Table 17-10.
    4. Click OK.

      The created community is displayed in the Community area. The community name is displayed in cipher text. To create more communities, repeat the preceding steps.

    Table 17-10  Community parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Value

    Community name

    SNMPv1 or SNMPv2c read/write community name, which is the password that the NMS uses to perform the read and write operations on an SNMP agent. The password configured on the SNMP agent must be the same as that configured on the NMS.

    The value is a string of the communty name length must not be less than 6 without spaces.

    Access mode

    Access permission of a community in a specified MIB view.

    The value can be:
    • read
    • Read-write

    MIB View

    MIB objects monitored and managed by the NMS.

    -

    ACL name

    ACL that limits the device management rights of the NMS.

    -

    Modifying a community

    1. Choose System Management > SNMP > Community/Group Management.
    2. In the Community area, click corresponding to the community you want to modify.
    3. In the dialog box that is displayed, set parameters listed in Table 17-10. The parameter Community Name cannot be modified.
    4. Click OK.

      If the operation is successful, the Community area is displayed and the information about the community changes in the list.

    Deleting a community

    1. Choose System Management > SNMP > Community/Group Management.
    2. In the Community area, select the check box next to the community you want to delete, or select the check box next to Community Name to select all communities.
    3. Click Delete.
    4. In the Information dialog box that is displayed, click OK.

      The deleted community is not displayed in the Community area.

  • Group management

    Creating a group

    1. Choose System Management > SNMP > Community/Group Management, as shown in Figure 17-21.

      Figure 17-21  Configuring group management

    2. In the Group/User area, click Create, as shown in Figure 17-22.

      Figure 17-22  Creating groups

    3. In the dialog box that is displayed, set parameters listed in Table 17-11.
    4. Click OK.

      The created group is displayed in the Group/User area. To create more groups, repeat the preceding steps.

    Table 17-11  Group parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Value

    Group name

    Name of an SNMPv3 user group.

    The value is a string of 1 to 32 characters.

    Security level

    Security level of a SNMPv3 group.

    Security levels include:
    • Non-authentication and non-encryption
    • Authentication and non-encryption
    • Authentication and encryption

    Read-only MIB view

    MIB object that the NMS can read only.

    -

    Read-write MIB view

    MIB object that the NMS can read and write.

    -

    Notification MIB view

    MIB object that sends notifications to the NMS.

    -

    ACL name

    ACL that limits the device group management rights of the NMS.

    -

    Creating a user

    1. Choose System Management > SNMP > Community/Group Management.
    2. In the Group/User area, click Add User corresponding to the group to which you want to add users, as shown in Figure 17-23.

      The security level of a user cannot lower than that of the group to which the user belongs.

      Figure 17-23  Creating SNMP users

    3. In the dialog box that is displayed, set parameters listed in Table 17-12. The parameter Group Name cannot be modified.
    4. Click OK.

      The created user is displayed in the Group/User area. To create more users, repeat the preceding steps. To view users in a group, click next to Group Name.

    Table 17-12  User parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Value

    Group name

    SNMPv3 user group that cannot be configured.

    -

    User name

    User name of an SNMPv3 user.

    The value is a string of 1 to 32 characters.

    Security level

    Security level of a SNMPv3 group.

    Security levels include:
    • Non-authentication and non-encryption
    • Authentication and non-encryption
    • Authentication and encryption
    NOTE:
    The non-authentication and non-encryption level is not secure. It is recommended that you select the authentication and non-encryption or authentication and encryption level.

    Authentication mode

    Authentication mode.

    The value can be:
    • md5
    • sha
    NOTE:
    The md5 authentication mode is not secure. It is recommended that you select the sha authentication mode.

    Authentication password

    Authentication password for SNMPv3 users.

    The value is a string of 8 to 64 characters.

    Confirm authentication password

    Password for confirming that SNMPv3 users are authenticated.

    -

    Encryption mode

    Encryption mode for PDU in a packet.

    The value can be:
    • aes128
    • des56
    NOTE:
    The des56 encryption mode is not secure. It is recommended that you select the aes128 encryption mode.

    Encryption password

    Encryption password for the PDU part in a packet.

    The value is a string of 8 to 64 characters.

    Confirm Encryption password

    Password for confirming that the PDU part in a packet is encrypted.

    -

    ACL name

    ACL that limits the device group management rights of the NMS.

    -

    Modifying a group

    1. Choose System Management > SNMP > Community/Group Management.
    2. In the Group/User area, click corresponding to the group you want to modify.
    3. In the dialog box that is displayed, set parameters listed in Table 17-11. The parameter Group Name cannot be modified.
    4. Click OK.

      The Group/User area is displayed and the information about the group changes in the list.

    Modifying a user

    1. Choose System Management > SNMP > Community/Group Management.
    2. Click next to Group Name to view users in the group.
    3. In the Group/User area, click corresponding to the group whose users you want to modify.
    4. In the dialog box that is displayed, set parameters listed in Table 17-12. The parameters Group Name and User Name cannot be modified.
    5. Click OK.

      The Group/User area is displayed and the information about the user changes in the list.

    Deleting a user

    1. Choose System Management > SNMP > Community/Group Management.
    2. Click next to Group Name to view users in the group.
    3. In the Group/User area, click corresponding to the user you want to delete.
    4. In the Information dialog box that is displayed, click OK.

      The deleted user is not displayed in the Group/User area. To delete more users, repeat the preceding steps.

    Deleting a group

    1. Choose System Management > SNMP > Community/Group Management.
    2. In the Group/User area, select the check box next to the group you want to delete, or select the check box next to Group Name to select all groups.
    3. Click Delete.
    4. In the Information dialog box that is displayed, click OK.

      The deleted group is not displayed in the Group/User area, and users in this group are deleted at the same time.

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