Restrictions for the setmib command

Usernames and passwords can be set using the CLI command setmib. They cannot be set using SNMP.

  • Quotes are permitted for enclosing other characters, for example, a user name or password of abcd can be enclosed in quotes “abcd” without the quotes becoming part of the user name or password itself. Quotes can also be inserted between other characters of a user name or password, for example, ab”cd. A pair of quotes enclosing characters followed by any additional characters is invalid, for example, “abc”d.

  • Spaces are allowed in user names and passwords. The user name or password must be enclosed in quotes, for example, “one two three”. A blank space or spaces between quotes is allowed, for example, “ ”.