Vyatta Network OS Documentation

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service snmp v3 user <username> auth plaintext-key <passwd>

Defines the clear text password used to authenticate a user.

set service snmp v3 user username auth plaintext-key passwd
username
The name of an SNMPv3 user.
passwd
The authentication password. The password must be eight or more characters. Only alphanumeric characters for a password are allowed.

Configuration mode

service {
    snmp {
        v3 {
            user username {
                auth {
                    plaintext-key passwd
                }
            }
        }
    }
}

Use this command to define the clear text password used to authenticate a user.

Note: The plaintext password that you enter for an SNMPv3 user is automatically encrypted using the Message Digest (MD5) encryption. The encrypted password is stored internally for use while the plaintext password is not saved or stored.

Use the set form of this command to define the clear text password used to authenticate a user.