RIP authentication mode of USG firewalls

The RIP authentication mode of USG2000, USG5000, and USG6000 is configured as follows:
rip authentication-mode

Command function:
The rip authentication-mode command is used to configure the RIP-2 packet authentication mode and parameters. Each authentication supports only one authentication word. The new authentication word overwrites the old authentication word.

The undo rip authentication-mode command is used to cancel all authentication.

Command format:
rip authentication-mode { simple password | md5 { nonstandard password key-id | usual password } }

undo rip authentication-mode

Parameter description:
Parameter Parameter Description Value
simple Plain-text authentication mode -
Message Digest 5 (MD5) The MD5 is used for cipher-text authentication. -
nonstandard It indicates that the MD5-based authentication packets are in the non-standard packet format (private standard). -
password Keyword for cipher text authentication The character string can be:
Plain text with a length ranging from 1 to 16
Cipher text with a length of 32
All passwords used to query profiles are in cipher text.

usual It indicates that the MD5-based authentication packets are in the universal packet format (IETF standard). -
key-id MD5 Cipher text authentication identifier Value range: 1-255

Example:
# Set the MD5 authentication in the universal format and the authentication word to rose.

system-view,
[sysname] interface GigabitEthernet 0/0/1
[sysname-GigabitEthernet 0/0/1] rip authentication-mode md5 usual rose

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