D.4. Configuring FIPS hosts using the Manager

After you have enabled FIPS mode on each host machine, you need to configure the hosts in the Manager.


  1. In the Administration Portal, click ComputeHosts.
  2. Select the host, click Edit, and in the Edit Host window, select the Kernel tab.
  3. Under Kernel boot parameters, if the checkboxes are greyed-out, click Reset.
  4. Select the FIPS mode checkbox and click OK.
  5. Select the host and click ManagementMaintenance and OK.
  6. With the host in maintenance mode, select the host and click InstallationReinstall.
  7. After reinstallation, select the host and click ManagementRestart.
  8. After rebooting, select the host and click InstallationEnroll certificate
  9. Click the Notification Drawer ( EventsIcon ) and check the Events section. Wait until enrolling the certificate for the host completes successfully.
  10. Select the host and click ManagementActivate.
  11. Repeat these steps for every host in the cluster.