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Oracle Linux: Random Number Generator daemon rngd Reports 'failed fips test', 'too many FIPS failures, disabling entropy source' (Doc ID 1603659.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 01, 2023

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86
Linux ARM 64-bit

Symptoms

On an Oracle Linux system configured for US Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), the random number generator daemon, rngd, reports the following messages to the system journal/log then exits:

Cause

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