You must add a credential for an SNMP adapter instance. The credential can be of SNMP v2C or V3.

You can add the credential before you create the adapter instance and select the correct credential while configuring the adapter instance. You can also add the credential while configuring the adapter instance.


  1. In the menu, click Administration and then in the left pane, click Other Accounts.
  2. Click Add Account and then, click SNMP Adapter.
  3. To add new credentials, click the plus icon next to the Credential drop-down menu.
  4. Enter the credential details.



    Credential Kind

    Select SNMPv2c or SNMPv3 from the drop-down menu.

    Credential Name

    Enter a name for the credential.


    Enter the community string for the v2c credential kind.

    The following options are available only when you select SNMPv3 as Credential Kind.




    Enter the username for the credential.

    Authentication Protocol

    Select the authentication protocol from the list.

    • MD5
    • SHA
    • SHA224
    • SHA256
    • SHA384
    • SHA512

    Authentication Password

    Enter the authentication password

    Privacy Protocol

    Select the privacy protocol from the list.

    • AES
    • AES192
    • AES256
    • DES

    Privacy Password

    Enter a password for the credential.

  5. Click Ok to save the credential.