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VIP Client Authentication certificates created by VIP Manager use SHA1 encryption


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VIP Enterprise Gateway


When creating a Client Auth certificate from VIP Manager, the certificate uses SHA1 encryption. 



This is a client auth certificate. The actual SSL encryption is determined by the API end-points. All end-points use SHA-256 encyption as of August 8th, 2016. Client auth certificates will migrate sometime thereafter. 


Symantec Corporation has acknowledged that the above-mentioned issue is present in the current version(s) listed under the Product(s) Section of this article. Symantec Corporation is committed to product quality and satisfied customers.
This issue is currently under investigation by Symantec Corporation. Pending the outcome of the investigation, this issue may be resolved by way of a patch or hotfix in current or future revisions of the software. However, this particular issue is not currently scheduled for any release.  If you feel this issue has a direct business impact for you and your continued use of the product, please contact your Symantec Sales representative or the Symantec Sales group to discuss these concerns.  For information on how to contact Symantec Sales, please see Please be sure to refer back to this document periodically as any changes to the status of the issue will be reflected here.