Specifies the authentication protocol used to encrypt and/or decrypt the messages exchange between InfoPrint Manager and the printer.

GUI label

Authentication type




Resettable, single-valued

Allowed Values

Select one of these values:

  • MD5
  • SHA

Default Value

The default value is MD5.

Usage Guidelines

These authentication protocols are supported:

  • HMAC-MD5-96 authentication protocol.
  • HMAC-SHA-96 authentication protocol.

If the snmpv3-security-level attribute is set to medium or maximum, it specifies the type of authentication protocol used.

Note: This attribute is ignored if SNMPv1 is used. To be valid, this attribute must match the printer settings.