How to create a FIPS compliant RPM for RHEL 6; How to create an RPM with a specific digest

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Unable to install an RPM on a RHEL 6 FIPS enabled system
  • Unable to perform an 'rhnpush' of an RPM to a cloned RHEL 6 channel with the following error:
ERROR: unhandled exception occurred: (error:060800A0:digital envelope routines:EVP_DigestInit_ex:unknown cipher)


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Network Satellite 5.4
  • rpm-build

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