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level (FIPS)



Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 17.4R1-S4 for EX Series switches.


Set the level for the Junos OS Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) mode on the device. Setting the FIPS level to a value other than the default, 0 (zero), enables FIPS mode on the device.

Compared to non-FIPS mode, Junos OS in FIPS mode is a nonmodifiable operational environment with limitations. (See Understanding Configuration Limitations and Restrictions on Junos OS in FIPS Mode.)


level—FIPS level on a device, from level 1 (lowest) through level 4 (highest). At level 0 (the default), the device is in non-FIPS mode.

Range: 0 through 4


To enable Junos OS in FIPS mode on an EX Series switch, set level to 1. Only level 1 is supported on the switches.

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

system-control—To add this statement to the configuration.