Vyatta Network OS Documentation

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service snmp v3 user <username> privacy plaintext-key <priv-key>

Defines the clear text key used to encrypt user traffic.

set service snmp v3 user username privacy plaintext-key priv-key
username
The name of an SNMPv3 user.
priv-key
The clear text key.

Configuration mode

service {
    snmp {
        v3 {
            user username {
                privacy {
                    plaintext-key priv-key
                }
            }
        }
    }
}

Use this command to define the clear text key used to encrypt user traffic.

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 key used to encrypt user traffic.