1. Select Menu , Settings
  2. Select the SNMP tab.
  3. Select to start adding a new SNMP configuration.
  4. Select Version 3.
  5. In Configuration name enter a name for the configuration.
  6. In Username enter the SNMP username exactly as it is on the printers.
  7. Select Security level for communication:
    • No authentication and no privacy
    • Authentication and no privacy
    • Authentication and privacy
  8. If required select an Authentication protocol and in Authentication key enter the key.
  9. If required select a Privacy protocol and in Privacy key enter the key.
  10. In Context name enter the context name as it is on the printers.
  11. In Networks:
    • If the configuration should be assigned to all networks, set it to Global.
    • If the configuration should be assigned to specific networks only, select Select, then select the appropriate networks.
  12. Select Save.

Printer vendor’s SNMPv3 context names

For most printer vendors the context name can be left blank. For HP it must be Jetdirect.

Vendor Context name
Brother user defined
Fuji Xerox
HP Jetdirect
Konica Minolta user defined
Lanier GWNCS
Sharp mfpdirect
Toshiba MFP


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