Adding request authentication for SNMP v3

Alert Notification Guide for VSP 5000 Series

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This topic describes how to add users for SNMP v3 request authentication.

You must have the Storage Administrator (Initial Configuration) role to perform this task.

For more information, see the System Administrator Guide.

  1. Display the Device Manager - Storage Navigator main window.
  2. From the Settings menu, select Environmental Setting > Edit Alert Settings.
  3. Click the SNMP tab.
  4. Under SNMP Agent, select Enable.
  5. Under SNMP Version, select v3.
  6. Under Registered Request Authentication Settings, click Add.
  7. In the Add Request Authentication Setting window, under User Name, enter a user name.
    You can enter up to 32 alphanumeric characters. The following special characters are not allowed: ", \, ;, :, ,, *, ?, <, >, |, /, ^, &, and %.

    Do not use a space either at the beginning or the end.

  8. Under Authentication, select whether to Enable or Disable authentication.
    If you select Enable, complete the following steps:
    1. For Protocol, select an authentication type.
    2. For Password, enter a password.
  9. Under Encryption, select whether to Enable or Disable encryption.
    Note: If you select Disable for Authentication, Encryption is automatically disabled.
    If you select Enable, complete the following steps:
    1. For Protocol, select an encryption type.
    2. For Key, enter a key.
    3. For Re-enter Key, enter the same key for confirmation.
  10. Click OK.
    The user you entered is added to the Registered Request Authentication Settings table.
  11. Click Finish.
  12. In the Confirm window, enter a name for the task, confirm the settings, and then click Apply.