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FIPSMode

Enable/disable FIPS 140–2 compliant library for database encryption on Red Hat Linux.

Synopsis

[Startup]    FIPSMode=n

Description

Enable/disable FIPS 140–2 compliant library for database encryption on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 (or later minor version) and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 (or later minor version) for x86-64.

The value n is either 1 or 0.

  • When FIPSMode=1 (true), Caché uses the FIPS 140–2 compliant library for database encryption.

  • When FIPSMode=0 (false), Caché does not use the FIPS 140–2 compliant library for database encryption. Default is 0.

See the article FIPS 140–2 Compliance for Caché Database Encryption for details.

Example

FIPSMode=0

Range of Values

0 or 1. The default is 0 (false, disabled).

Management Portal

On the page System Administration > Configuration > Additional Settings > Startup, in the FIPSMode row, select Edit. Select the checkbox to use the FIPS 140-2 compliant library for database encryption.