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How to configure snmp community without having to use special characters

Publication Date:  2018-05-16 Views:  582 Downloads:  0

Issue Description

Customer would like to configure SNMP community without having to include at least two kinds of characters.

Customer device and version:  V2R10 S5720

By default the complexity check is enabled.

The device checks the complexity of community names in simple text rather than in cipher text. The device has the following requirements for community name complexity:

The minimum length of a community name is configured by using the set password min-length command. By default, a password contains 8 characters.

The community name includes at least two kinds of characters: uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers, and special characters, excluding “?”


The solution was to configure the below command in order to disable the complexity check.

[S5700]snmp-agent community complexity-check disable