vCenter Server 7.0 supports Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2.

FIPS 140-2 is a U.S. and Canadian government standard that specifies security requirements for cryptographic modules. By default, FIPS 140-2 is always enabled after installation or upgrade of vCenter Server 7.0.

To learn more about support for FIPS 140-2 in VMware products, see

To learn how to enable or disable FIPS 140-2 support, see the vSphere Security documentation.