Fips140Mode meaning in FWStrace.log

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VIP Authentication Hub SITEMINDER CA Single Sign On Secure Proxy Server (SiteMinder) CA Single Sign On Federation (SiteMinder)

Issue/Introduction

In FWStrace.log, there is a line says:

[05/12/2022][23:55:07][8106][140050179938048][][FWSBase.java][doInitLog][------------------------------------------------]
[05/12/2022][23:55:07][8106][140050179938048][][FWSBase.java][doInitLog][FWS Base Service Initialization.]
[05/12/2022][23:55:07][8106][140050179938048][][FWSBase.java][doInitLog][------------------------------------------------]
[05/12/2022][23:55:07][8106][140050179938048][][FWSBase.java][init][Fips140Mode = 1]

What does "Fips140Mode = 1" mean?

Environment

Release : 12.8

Component : SiteMinder Federation(Federation Manager)

Resolution

This is defined in SmFips140Mode.h.

FIPS140_UNSET      0
FIPS140_COMPAT   1 
FIPS140_MIGRATE  2
FIPS140_ONLY        3
FIPS140_O_MD5     4  //ETPKI currently can't support

"Fips140Mode = 1" means that this access gateway is running in FIPS140_COMPAT mode.