Bug ID 754875: Enable FIPS in prelicensed VE images without requiring a reboot

Last Modified: Dec 16, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0, 14.1.0.1, 14.1.0.2, 14.1.0.3, 14.1.0.4, 14.1.0.5, 14.1.0.6

Fixed In:
15.1.0, 14.1.2

Opened: Jan 08, 2019
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

Must reboot a FIPS-enabled PAYG-Best BIG-IP Virtual Edition (VE) image to see the FIPS prompt.

Impact

Must reboot the system to see the FIPS prompt.

Conditions

-- Using FIPS. -- Using PAYG-Best. -- Using VE.

Workaround

Reboot the system to see the FIPS prompt.

Fix Information

This release enables FIPS in prelicensed VE images without requiring a reboot.

Behavior Change

You no longer need to reboot a FIPS-enabled PAYG-Best VE image to see the FIPS prompt.