Security/Monitoring SNMP VACMs - View Access Control Model


SNMP VACMs


Selecting Manager → Security/Monitoring → SNMP VACMs displays the SNMP VACMs dashboard with a list of any existing SNMP VACMs settings.


UNUM provides access to specific feature help documentation via the Help Button  icon.


Select the desired Fabric from the left side navigation bar and the dashboard updates showing all SNMP VACMs entries from all switches within the Fabric.


Note: If no entries exist a "No Data Exists" message is displayed. You must first configure an entry on a switch. Prerequisite settings and configuration may be required.



The dashboard displays a list of existing SNMP VACMs entries by Switch name. Additional parameters include: Username, Authentication, Privileges, User Type, and Restrict OID.


You sort the list of entries in the dashboard using the up / down  arrows above each of the columns to sort the information as needed.




Manager Security/Monitoring SNMP VACM Fabric Dashboard


Select the desired switch from the Fabric and the dashboard displays a list of existing SNMP VACMs entries by User Name.


Additional parameters include: Authentication, Privileges, User Type, and Restrict OID.


Manager Security/Monitoring SNMP VACM Switch Dashboard


You sort the list of entries in the dashboard using the up / down  arrows above each of the columns to sort the information as needed.


To obtain detailed information about a SNMP VACMs select an entry in the dashboard.


A Details pane opens displaying the configuration information of the SNMP VACMs.


Scroll through the list, as needed, and click X to return to the dashboard.


Manager Security/Monitoring SNMP VACM Switch Details


SNMP VACMs are added by selecting Create View Access Control Models (VACM).


Manager Security/Monitoring Create SNMP VACM


To add a SNMP VACM click Create View Access Control Models (VACM) and enter the configuration parameters which include:


  • user-name – (required) SNMP – administrator username
  • auth – (checkbox) – authentication required
  • priv – (checkbox) – privileges
  • user-type – SNMP user type – select rouser or rwuser (read only or read write)
  • oid-restrict – restrict OID – enter the specific OID which needs to be excluded


Click Save to continue or Cancel to return to the previous screen without saving any changes.


The new SNMP VACM is added to the Dashboard.


Manager Security/Monitoring Create SNMP VACM Added to Dashboard


To modify a SNMP VACM entry use Edit by selecting the Cog  icon to make changes to the SNMP VACM configuration which include: 


  • auth – (checkbox) authentication required
  • priv – (checkbox) privileges


Additional field parameters are modified by clicking on the  icon for Additional Fields.  Additional fields include:

  • user-type – SNMP user type – select rouser or rwuser (read only or read write)
  • Restrict OID – enter the specific OID which needs to be excluded



Manager Security/Monitoring SNMP VACM - Modify User


Click Save to continue or Cancel to return to the previous screen without saving any changes.




To delete a SNMP VACM use Delete by selecting the Cog  icon. A confirmation message requires an acknowledgment to continue deletion.


Manager Security/Monitoring SNMP VACM Delete Confirmation


Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the previous screen without making any changes.