Can RHEL help achieve FIPS 140-2 certified OS and storage?

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A FIPS 140-2 compliant solution is required.

  1. How do you setup the OS and storage to be FIPS 140-2 compliant?
  2. What are the tools or software needed?
  3. Can it be encrypted at AES256?
  4. Can RHEL 5 work or do you need 6?


Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6

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