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KB-7822: How to Disable/Enable FIPS Mode?

Mac & PC Management Service ,  

10 February,17 at 06:45 PM

Applies to: 
Centrify Identity Service, Mac Edition

What are the steps to Disable or Enable FIPS Mode using Group Policy?  

1.  Open Group Policy Management Editor
2.  Navigate to “Computer Configuration\Policies\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\Security Options”
3.  Locate the “System cryptography: Use FIPS compliant algorithms for encryption, hashing, and signing” and double-click it
4.  Set the setting to “Disabled” or "Enabled" and click “OK.”

Optional Steps:
5.  On a domain-bound Mac, open terminal and type "adgpupdate" and wait for it to complete
6.  Reboot

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