Adding trap notification for SNMP v3

Alert Notification Guide for VSP 5000 Series

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This topic describes the procedure to add IP addresses and users to trap notification for SNMP v3.

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 Sending Trap Settings, click Add.
  7. In the Add Sending Trap Setting window, under Send Trap To, select IPv4 or IPv6, and enter an IP address.
    Note: Any IP address that has all values set to zero (0) cannot be specified for IPv4 and IPv6. The IPv6 address is specified by entering eight hexadecimal numbers that are separated by colons (:) using a maximum of 4 digits from zero (0) to FFFF inclusive. The default form of the IPv6 address can be specified.
  8. 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.

  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. Click OK.
    The IP address and user you entered are added to the Registered Sending Trap Settings table.
  12. Click Finish.
  13. In the Confirm window, enter a name for the task, confirm the settings, and then click Apply.