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Support for snmptd and snmpgtw for AES 192 and 256

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Article ID: 256733

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Products

DX Unified Infrastructure Management (Nimsoft / UIM)

Issue/Introduction

Due to increasing requirements for security we want to switch to SNMPv3 with authentication using AES 256 encryption. 

Unfortunately, the probe snmptd and snmpgtw do not support this encryption at the moment. 



Is there any plan to support this? 

Environment

Release : UIM 20.4 - snmptd , snmpgtw

Cause

Compatibility 

Resolution

There is an Enhancement for snmpgtw and snmptd and this is scheduled for being released during 2023. 

For snmpgtw and snmptd, all libraries will be upgraded vs2017.

This will include support for AES256.

Additional Information

F112787 / US836106 -[snmpgtw, snmptd VS 2017 upgrade] upgrade all libs to vs2017 for snmpgtw, snmptd - will include support for AES256.