SNMPv3 creates users as access control mechanisms, and creating users is more complex but also more secure and more flexible. You can also require that users must authenticate and use encryption.

Syntax   snmp-user-create user-name name-string auth-password auth-password-string auth|no-auth auth-hash md5|sha priv-password priv-password-string priv|no-priv

user-name name-string

Specify the user name.

Specify one or more of the following options:

auth-password auth-password-string

Specify the authentication password.


Specify if authentication is required or not.

auth-hash md5|sha

Specify the type of authentication hashing algorithm.

priv-password priv-password-string

Specify the password for privileges mode.


Specifies if privileges are assigned or not.

Syntax   None

Access   CLI


Version 2.0

Command introduced.

Version 2.1

The parameter, auth-password, and priv-password added.

Version 2.6.0

The parameter, auth-hash, added.

Usage   Use this command to modify parameters configured for SNMPv3 users.

Examples  To modify SNMPv3 user information, use the following command:

CLI network-admin@switch > snmp-user-modify

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