[openssl-users] How do I verify the FIPS mode

Lesley Kimmel lesley.j.kimmel at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 19:49:49 UTC 2016

I think you can run 'OPENSSL_FIPS=1 openssl ciphers -v'. I believe that if,
FIPS is compiled in properly you should get output. Otherwise an error
should occur.

On Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 1:41 PM, cloud force <cloud.force858 at gmail.com>

> Hi everyone,
> I built and installed the FIPS capable OpenSSL lib on my system, and I was
> wondering what's the easiest way to find out whether my OpenSSL is really
> FIPS capable or not.
> e.g. is there any way to run some openssl commands to find out, such as
> "openssl ciphers -v", and what cipher suite should definitely not show up
> in FIPS mode.
> Thanks,
> Rich
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