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How to check if FIPS is enabled for Symantec DLP


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Data Loss Prevention Core Package


When upgrading the Symantec Data Loss Prevention Enforce server to a newer version, the Enforce installer asks if FIPS is enabled.
How do we confirm if FIPS is enabled in the current version of DLP? 


DLP 15.7
DLP 15.8


  1. On the Enforce Server, navigate to <DLP install>\config.
  2. Open
  3. Search for the following line:

    If set to 'false', FIPS is not enabled.
    If set to 'true', FIPS is enabled.