Last Modified: Aug 02, 2021
Opened: Nov 25, 2019
FIPS devices may fail due to overuse. There has been no visibility into the numbers of key generation operations performed or the times when temperature ranges have been exceeded.
Lack of environmental information to diagnose problems.
When a FIPS device fails it can be difficult to determine if there were temperature or over use issues.
A fips_stats table is now maintained and can be queried with the tmctl tool. The statistics are also present in qkviews.