Elasticsearch does not start when FIPS is enabled in OCP 4

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Elasticsearch pods fail to start after updating to OpenShift-logging 5.2.3-31 when FIPS is enabled with the error below

    $ oc -n openshift-logging  logs <elasticsearch pod> -c elasticsearch
    keytool error: java.io.IOException: parseAlgParameters failed: PBE AlgorithmParameters not available


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4 (RHOCP)
  • Red Hat OpenShift Logging (RHOL)
    • 5.1.4
    • 5.2.3
    • 5.3.0
  • elasticsearch-operator-5.2.3-31
  • elasticsearch6-rhel8:v6.8.1-42

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