CA Spectrum Unable to Discover SNMPv3 device using hashed passwords (HMAC)
Article ID: 128050
Users are not able to discover SNMPv3 devices in Spectrum even though the agent configuration is correct. When reviewing a sniffer trace, the agent responds to Spectrum with usmStatsWrongDigests, which indicates that the authentication information between Spectrum and the SNMPv3 agent are incorrect. Upon further inspection of the agent, it was found that the passwords were hashed.
Spectrum does not support HMAC-SHA-2 (Hashed Message Authentication Mode) authentication.
Release: Component: SPCAPP
Reconfigure the SNMPv3 agent so that it does not use HMAC 2 authentication. The following hash algorithms are HMAC-2 and are not supported: