Standa Laznicka wrote:
> On 03/14/2017 03:14 PM, Martin Basti wrote:
>> On 14.03.2017 14:56, Luc de Louw wrote:
>>> My 3 cents...
>>>
>>> "Please note that FIPS 140-2 support may not work on some platforms"
>>>
>>> -> Does is work in Fedora? Should be worth mention it so people are
>>> more encouraged to test it in Fedora before its getting to RHEL 7.4
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Luc
>> We cannot guarantee that FIPS mode will work with fedora, any package
>> update may break it.
> Fedora itself is not capable of running in FIPS mode so there's no point
> adding it there.

I can't believe this is correct. Did you try it and it failed? Did you
file bugs?

The dracut-fips and dracut-fips-aesni packages are both available.

# cat /etc/redhat-release
Fedora release 25 (Twenty Five)
# sysctl crypto.fips_enabled
crypto.fips_enabled = 0

So the basic stuff is there and the kernel knows what FIPS is.

Any NSS-based application can enable FIPS-mode independently of the
kernel via modutil or application-specific settings (e.g. NSSFIPS in
mod_nss).

rob

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