vCloud Usage Meter uses FIPS 140-2 validated cryptographic modules to run in FIPS-compliant mode. The NIST Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP) validates the cryptographic modules compliant with the FIPS 140-2 standards.

The CPU of the vCloud Usage Meter appliance must support Intel Secure Key Technology.

When you deploy the vCloud Usage Meter appliance, FIPS 140-2 is enabled by default.

The following validated modules are used:

For more information about the cryptographic modules that VMware has validated against the FIPS 140-2 standard, see: