Authenticating version 3 of the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMPv3) using HMAC-SHA-2 procedures

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Authors Sam Hartman  , Margaret Cullen  , Dacheng Zhang  , Manav Bhatia  , 
Last updated 2015-01-31 (latest revision 2014-07-30)
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This document describes the mechanism to authenticate SNMPv3 protocol packets using Hashed Message Authentication Mode (HMAC) with the SHA- 256, SHA-384, and SHA-512 algorithms.


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