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Error: SNMPv3 - Unknown EngineID (0,0)

Updated December 1, 2016

Overview

This article provides information on the issue when a device does not pass the SNMP v3 test when editing or adding a node while on SNMP walk. The following error occurs:

Error:

SNMPv3 - Unknown EngineID (0,0)

Environment

All NPM versions

Cause 

The issue is caused when the Engine ID is not set on the device.

 

Resolution

Add the Engine ID on the device.

See https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/docs/ip/simple-network-management-protocol-snmp/20370-snmpsecurity-20370.html  (© 2016 Cisco, available at www.cisco.com, obtained on December 1, 2016).

 

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