How to enable/disable Embedded Entitlements Manager (EEM) FIPS mode and check EEM server's FIPS status?

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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How to enable/disable EEM FIPS mode and check EEM server's FIPS status?


  1. On the EEM server, locate the igateway.conf file (default location is C:\Program Files\CA\SC\iTechnology\igateway.conf)
  2. Open the CONF file in a text editor
  3. Locate this XML tag (typically found at the top of the file) <FIPSMode>off</FIPSMode>
  4. To disable FIPS, set this value: off
  5. To enable FIPS, set this value: on
  6. Restart the iGateway service for the changes to effect

How to check if changes have taken place ?

  1. Login to EEM Web UI
  2. Click the link 'About' at far right in home page
  3. Under the section 'Product Specifications', the EEM FIPS status will be stated