[CentOS] Enable FIPS mode for apache?

Wed Sep 26 23:39:44 UTC 2018
Leon Fauster <leonfauster at googlemail.com>

> Am 27.09.2018 um 00:26 schrieb Fred Smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>:
> On Wed, Sep 26, 2018 at 04:24:23PM -0400, mark wrote:
>> Here's a question that I have3n't found the answer to yet: does anyone
>> know the effect of enabling FIPS mode for apache? Will it break existing
>> websites? Does code need changing? Configuration, other than enabling it?
>>     mark
> I don't know anything about when it is a good idea or not, however, I
> have been told (by a person I trust to be right) that FIPS 140-2 is
> obsolete, in that it requires certain features that are now known to
> not be your best bet for good security.
> Sorry, I cannot be more specific, that is all I know on the topic.

If I recall it correctly; this mode can be enabled only for the whole system 
and not just for a single service ...