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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #2281


Module Name
Brocade® MLXe® and Brocade NetIron® CER 2000 Series Ethernet Routers, Brocade NetIron CES 2000 Series Ethernet Switches
FIPS 140-2
 Historical Reason
Moved to historical list due to sunsetting
Overall Level
When operated in FIPS mode with the tamper evident labels installed and with the configurations in Tables 8, 13 and 17 as defined in the Security Policy. No assurance of module integrity when operating in non-FIPS mode
Security Level Exceptions
  • Design Assurance: Level 3
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Multi-chip standalone
The Brocade NetIron CER 2000 Series is a family of compact routers that are purpose-built for high-performance Ethernet edge routing and MPLS applications. These fixed-form routers can store a complete Internet table and are ideal for supporting a wide range of applications in Metro Ethernet, data center, and campus networks. The Brocade NetIron CES 2000 Series of switches provides IP routing and advanced Carrier Ethernet capabilities in a compact form factor. These fixed-form 10 GbE-capable 1U switches offer deep buffers and are ideal for Carrier Ethernet service delivery at the network ed
Approved Algorithms
DSA Certs. #798, #799 and #800
SHS Certs. #2221, #2222 and #2223
Other Algorithms
RSA (key wrapping; non-compliant); Diffie-Hellman (non-compliant); SNMPv3 KDF (non-compliant); MD5; NDRNG; HMAC-MD5; HMAC-SHA1-96 (non-compliant); AES (non-compliant); Triple-DES (non-compliant); HMAC (non-compliant); DRBG (non-compliant); RSA (non-compliant); SSHv2 KDF (non-compliant); TLSv1.0 KDF (non-compliant); DES; MD2; RC2; RC4
Hardware Versions
[BR-MLXE-4-MR-M-AC (80-1006853-01), BR-MLXE-4-MR-M-DC (80-1006854-01), BR-MLXE-8-MR-M-AC (80-1004809-04), BR-MLXE-8-MR-M-DC (80-1004811-04), BR-MLXE-16-MR-M-AC (80-1006820-02), BR-MLXE-16-MR-M-DC (80-1006822-02), BR-MLXE-4-MR2-M-AC (80-1006870-01), BR-MLXE-4-MR2-M-DC (80-1006872-01), BR-MLXE-8-MR2-M-AC (80-1007225-01), BR-MLXE-8-MR2-M-DC (80-1007226-01), BR-MLXE-16-MR2-M-AC (80-1006827-02), BR-MLXE-16-MR2-M-DC (80-1006828-02) with Blade 80-1006778-01, 80-1005643-01, 80-1003891-02, 80-1002983-01, 80-1003971-01, 80-1003972-01, 80-1003811-02, 80-1002756-03, 80-1004114-01, 80-1004113-01, 80-1004112-01, 80-1004760-02, 80-1006511-02, 80-1004757-02, 80-1003009-01, 80-1003052-01, 80-1003053-01, NI-CER-2048F-ADVPREM-AC (80-1003769-07), NI-CER-2048F-ADVPREM-DC (80-1003770-08), NI-CER-2048FX-ADVPREM-AC (80-1003771-07), NI-CER-2048FX-ADVPREM-DC (80-1003772-08), NI-CER-2024F-ADVPREM-AC (80-1006902-02), NI-CER-2024F-ADVPREM-DC (80-1006904-02), NI-CER-2024C-ADVPREM-AC (80-1007032-02), NI-CER-2024C-ADVPREM-DC (80-1007034-02), NI-CER-2048C-ADVPREM-AC (80-1007039-02), NI-CER-2048C-ADVPREM-DC (80-1007040-02), NI-CER-2048CX-ADVPREM-AC (80-1007041-02), NI-CER-2048CX-ADVPREM-DC (80-1007042-02), BR-CER-2024F-4X-RT-DC (80-1007212-01), BR-CER-2024C-4X-RT-DC (80-1007213-01), BR-CER-2024F-4X-RT-AC (80-1006529-01), BR-CER-2024C-4X-RT-AC (80-1006530-01), NI-CER-2024-2X10G (80-1003719-03), RPS9 (80-1003868-01), RPS9DC (80-1003869-02), BR-CES-2024C-4X-AC (80-1000077-01), BR-CES-2024C-4X-DC (80-1007215-01), BR-CES-2024F-4X-AC (80-1000037-01), BR-CES-2024F-4X-DC (80-1007214-01), RPS9 (80-1003868-01) and RPS9DC (80-1003869-02) with FIPS Kit XBR-000195]
Firmware Versions
Multi-Service IronWare R05.5.00ca


Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.
130 Holger Way
San Jose, CA 95134

Chris Marks
Phone: 408-333-0840
Fax: 408-333-8101

Validation History

Date Type Lab
11/14/2014 Initial ÆGISOLVE