Target is to forward the PA device status to a monitoring tool (Cacti). But "Cacti" respond SNMP error. Both v2 and v3 show the same error. Other devices (C2960) from the same subnet of PA has no problem.
Below is the PA settings
SNMP Manager: <IP_of_Cacti>
EngineID: <leave_blank> (I have 2 PA form an HA)
Auth Password: abcd1234
Priv Password: efgh5678
Below is the config when add device in Cacti
SNMP Version: Version 3
SNMP Username (v3): testuser
SNMP Password (v3): abcd1234
SNMP Auth Protocol (v3): SHA
SNMP Privacy Passphrase (v3): efgh5678
SNMP Privacy Protocol (v3): AES
SNMP Context (v3): <leave_blank>
SNMP Engine ID (v3): <leave_blank>
SNMP Port: 161
SNMP Timeout: 500 milliseconds
Maximum OIDs Per Get Request: 10
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You are correct. I didn't allow SNMP in mgmt interface. Also didn't configure "SNMP Setup" in "Device>Setup>Operations". Now work for SNMPv2. But still no go for SNMPv3.
In "SNMP Setup" in "Device>Setup>Operations>SNMP Setup". After choose "v3". There are several settings unfamiliar to me. No idea about "View", "OID", "Option" and "Mask". Any hints please?
Those are all standard settings for SNMPv3.
This is critical due to SNMPv3 utilizing a VACM to control access to specific objects.
Simply specifying the Object Identifier you actually want to utilize in the VACM.
Include or Exclude are your only options.
You need to define which node of the OID to match for the VACM.
If you simply want everything to go to Cacti simply set the OID as ".1", and the mask as "0x80" will give you the full MIB treem everything will then match your VACM settings.
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