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Some settings are unavailable when retrieving device settings in StruxureWare Central's mass configuration.

Issue:

Some settings are unavailable when retrieving device settings in StruxureWare Central's mass configuration.

Product Line:

InfraStruxure Central
StruxureWare Central
StruxureWare Data Center Expert
APC Network Management cards

Environment:

All versions

Cause:

Security considerations.

Resolution:

Due to potential security issues, newer APC device's web cards do not permit the retrieval of things such as passwords when pulling the card's configuration file or config.ini. Data that is effected includes but is not necessarily limited to user passwords, RADIUS secret, SNMP V1 community strings, SNMP V3 authentication and encryption phrases.

If a configuration needs to be sent to other APC devices for mass configuration that includes this information, these fields are editable within StruxureWare Central after configuration retrieval. Simply double click the field and an edit box should appear where you can type in the new text. Once edited, the configuration that is pushed to the devices will contain the edited values and will change that specific data on the device.

With 5.x web card firmware, Radius Secret field may not be available to edit within Central. This will be addressed in a future revision of Central but to get around this issue you will need to either manually configure the device or upload the setting using the config.ini file. The following line(s) will need to be added to the [SystemRADIUS] section of the config.ini file:

PrimaryServerSecret=your_secret SecondaryServerSecret=your_secret2
 
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