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

The 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 X450-G2, X460-G2, X670-G2, X770, and ExtremeSwitching X620, X440-G2 series switches

New CLI Commands

configure security fips-mode [on | off]

show security fips-mode