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How do you set the SNMPv3 ContextName



Some of my equipment requires the use of SNMPv3. When I try connecting to it with either PRTG Network Monitor or the SNMP Tester, I get "Authorization Error 16". Using SNMPGet and Wireshark I have narrowed the problem down to a lack of a contextName entry in requests from both PRTG Network Monitor and SNMP Tester. How do I set the contextName value for SNMPv3 requests?

autorization-error-16 contextname snmpv3

Created on Jul 4, 2011 8:27:15 PM

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this is not available in PRTG at the moment, sorry. We will add this to the wish list but you will probably not see this in PRTG soon.

You are the first one to request it and all developers are extremely busy finishing version 9 at the moment.

Created on Jul 5, 2011 7:05:57 AM by  Aurelio Lombardi [Paessler Support]

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