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Verifying That FIPS Self-Tests Are Taking Place



Verify that FIPS self-tests are taking place on the switch.


You can run FIPS self-tests manually by issuing the request system reboot command.

After a self-test is run on the switch, the system log (syslog) file is updated to display the known answer tests (KATs) that are executed. To view the system log file, issue the command request system fips self-test:

user@switch:fips> request system fips self-test


The output displays FIPS self test results.

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