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Status Under review
Workspace ITM-APM Products
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 27, 2021

Support for SHA256 and SHA512 authentication protocols (ISM - snmpwalk)

The Customer needs support for SHA256 and SHA512 authentication protocols when using snmpwalk via ISM agent while monitoring Checkpoint devices. In the latest R81 software for Checkpoint, sha1 and md5 protocols are no longer available which means the customer is losing monitoring for these types of devices because the ISM agent can only use sha1 and md5 protocols.

Idea Priority High
Why is it useful?

The customer without any problem can continue to monitor all of the devices, even the newer ones. More and more devices are using only SHA256 and SHA512.

SHA1 and MD5 are very old protocols and from a security perspective not reliable.

Who would benefit from this IDEA? Everyone who are monitoring network devices