SNMPv3 Configuration example for IOS-XR (ASR9k)


IOS-XR SNMP v3 configuration example for username “user_des”


  1. snmp-server group admins v3 priv
  2. snmp-server user user-des admins v3 auth md5 “authpass” priv des56 “privpass” SystemOwner


this configuration will use MD5 hash for authentication and DES cipher (DES56) for encryption.

IOS-XR (as of 5.3.4 code) also supports

3DES  – 168 bit 3DES algorithm for encryption
AES – 128 bit AES algorithm for encryption