OSPF Auth Profiles Tab

  • Network > Virtual Router > OSPF > Auth Profiles
The following fields describe the OSPF authentication profile settings:
OSPF – Auth Profile Settings
Profile Name
Enter a name for the authentication profile. To authenticate the OSPF messages, first define the authentication profiles and then apply them to interfaces on the OSPF tab.
Password Type
Select the type of password (simple or MD5).
  • If you select Simple, enter the password.
  • If you select MD5, enter one or more password entries, including Key-ID (0-255), Key, and optional Preferred status. Click Add for each entry, and then click OK. To specify the key to be used to authenticate outgoing message, select the Preferred option.

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