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FAQ-How Is the Length of the Authentication Key of SNMPv3 Set

Publication Date:  2019-05-15  |   Views:  702  |   Downloads:  0  |   Document ID:  EKB1100015259


Issue Description

How is the length of the authentication key of SNMPv3 set?


Configure SNMPv3.

In the new version, the configuration methods of the authentication password (authentication-mode) and the encryption password (privacy-mode) are as follows:

a. The characters following cipher needs to be configured in cipher text (the plain text corresponding to the cipher text needs to be known). For example: snmp-agent usm-user v3 huawei authentication-mode md5 cipher %#%#ypWCJo[W<<".aXBu|1RBUkTYP>1D3BK;|F&45Y1#%#%#

b. The plain text can be configured in interactive mode.

[SwitchC]snmp-agent usm-user v3 huawei authentication-mode md5

Please configure the authentication password (8-64)

Enter Password:

Confirm Password: