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Cisco Prime Auth/priv

Hi All

 

I am trying to put 2 new Nexus 5600 switches on Cisco Prime

The snmp works as i have tested it elsewhere

However when i put the switches on i get the following ...

SNMP Failure :Invlaid security level

 

Steve

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I presume you are using

I presume you are using SNMPv2 and the SNMP community you've specified is the RW?

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Hi No i am using snmp v3 and

Hi

 

No i am using snmp v3 and i am testing it to make sure it works elsewhere

which it does.

This doesnt seem to be working on the 5600 switch

 

Steve

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When configuring SNMPv3 (the

When configuring SNMPv3 (the type of SNMP that uses Authentication and Privacy) on a Nexus, you need to specify the SNMP user on the switch something like this:

snmp-server user <username> network-admin auth md5 <auth key> priv <priv key> localizedkey

I've used that syntax successfully with Nexus 5596's and Prime Infrastructure 2.1. I've not had a chance to do it with a 5600 series but it should work the same.

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