How to check FIPS mode in Policy server and Web Agent?

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Introduction:

How to check FIPS mode in Policy server and Web Agent?

Environment:
Policy server : r12.0 and aboveWeb Agent : r12.0 and above
Instructions:

How to check FIPS setting on Policy Server

FIPS setting on policy server is determined by the environment variable : CA_SM_PS_FIPS140

 

The valid values are :

  • COMPAT
  • MIGRATE
  • ONLY

How to check FIPS setting on Web Agent

The FIPS setting on Web Agent is determined by the value for the parameter "fipsmode" in the SmHost.conf

The valid values are same as the one for Policy server.

Additional Information:

https://docops.ca.com/ca-single-sign-on/12-52-sp1/en/upgrading/using-fips-compliant-algorithms/how-to-configure-fips-only-mode