Operating WhatsUp Gold in FIPS 140-2 Mode

There are several important things to take into consideration if you plan to operate WhatsUp Gold in FIPS 140-2 mode:

The following may occur when you try to enable FIPS 140-2 mode in the Program Options dialog:

If a message is presented that you have non-compliant SNMPv3 credentials:

This option is disabled because the SNMPv3 credentials are not FIPS compliant. Go to the Credentials Library to edit or remove the SNMP credentials. After editing or removing credentials, you can enable this option in the Program Options dialog.

For more information about the FIPS 140-2 specification, see the U.S. Department of Commerce documentation.

See Also

Admin Console

Local Access of Settings and Controls (WhatsUp Gold Console)

Using Device Types

About Device Properties - General

About Device Properties - Menus

Adding a Menu Item

Using WhatsUp Gold Database Utilities

Configuring File Transfer Settings

Importing Trap Definitions

Monitoring VoIP IP SLA