Adding request authentication for SNMP v3

SNMP Agent User Guide for VSP E Series and VSP G130, G/F350, G/F370, G/F700, G/F900

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Follow this procedure to add IP addresses and users for SNMP v3 request authentication.

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

  1. Display the Device Manager - Storage Navigator main window.
  2. From the Maintenance Utility menu, select Alert Notifications.
  3. In the Alert Notifications window, click Set Up.
  4. In the Set Up Alert Notifications window, select the SNMP tab.
  5. Under SNMP Agent, click Enable.
  6. Under SNMP Version, select v3.
  7. Under Registered Request Authentication Settings, click Add.
  8. In the Add Request Authentication Setting window, under User Name, enter a user name.
    If you use a user name that has already been specified for Sending Trap Setting or Request Authentication Setting, specify the same settings for the following options that were specified for that name. Otherwise, SNMP traps might not be sent correctly.
    • Authentication
    • Authentication - Protocol
    • Authentication - Password
    • Encryption
    • Encryption - Protocol
    • Encryption - Key
    You can enter up to 32 letters, numbers, and symbols, except the following:
    " \ ; : , * ? < > | / ^ & %

    Do not use a space at the beginning or end of the name.

  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.
    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 user you entered is added to the Registered Request Authentication Settings table.
  12. Confirm the settings, and then click Apply.