FIPS mode information FIPS mode informationDue to FIPS regulations, some ESM features aren't available, some available features are not compliant, and some features are only available when in FIPS mode. These features are noted throughout the document and are listed here. Check FIPS integrity If you are operating in FIPS mode, FIPS 140-2 requires software integrity testing regularly. This testing must be performed on the system and each device. Adding a keyed device in FIPS mode There are two methods in FIPS mode to add a device that has already been keyed to an ESM. This terminology and file extensions are useful as you follow these processes. Troubleshooting FIPS mode Issues might arise when operating the ESM in FIPS mode.