Bug ID 1120433: Removed gtmd and big3d daemon from the FIPS-compliant list

Last Modified: Sep 20, 2022

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP TMOS(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:, 17.0.0, 16.1.3,

Fixed In:

Opened: Jun 22, 2022
Severity: 1-Blocking


The gtmd is not able to establish a secure connection to big3d due to failure in handshake because no common ciphers were found between big3d and gtmd in FIPS mode.


SSL handshakes fail between big3d and gtmd because no common ciphers are present.


-- BIG-IP versions 16.1.3 and above -- FIPS 140-3 license is installed on BIG-IP or its a FullBoxFIPS device. -- Connections are established between big3d and gtmd in FIPS mode.



Fix Information

Gtmd and big3d can now communicate when FIPS mode is enabled.

Behavior Change