OpenSSL Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) Object Module v2.0

This feature adds Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) compliance Object Module v2.0 (an open source library named openssl-fips-ecp-2.0.9).

OpenSSL is a software library used in applications to secure communications against eavesdropping or to ascertain the identity of the party at the other end. This feature does not validate the OpenSSL module itself, but instead implements a new software component called the OpenSSL FIPS Object Module.

Supported Platforms

  • Summit X430, X440, X450-G2, X460, X460-G2, X480, X670, X670-G2, X770 series switches
  • BlackDiamond X8 and 8000 series switches
  • E4G-200 and E4G-400 cell site routers

New CLI Commands

configure security fips-mode [on | off]

show security fips-mode