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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #3476


Module Name
Aruba AP-204, AP-205 and AP-205H Wireless Access Points
FIPS 140-2
 Historical Reason
SP 800-56Arev3 transition
Overall Level
When operated in FIPS mode. When installed, initialized and configured as specified in Section 13 of the Security Policy. The tamper evident labels installed as indicated in the security policy
Security Level Exceptions
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Multi-Chip Stand Alone
Aruba's 802.11ac Wi-Fi access points operate at gigabit speeds, offering extreme performance for mobile devices. In FIPS 140-2 mode, the AP 204, 205 and 205H support encrypted management and WPA2 tunneled pass through to Aruba Mobility Controllers. Aruba APs also support wireless intrusion detection/prevention services and wireless mesh topologies.
Tested Configuration(s)
  • N/A
Approved Algorithms
AES Certs. #3176 and #3177
CVL Certs. #2153 and #C2090
DRBG Cert. #660
ECDSA Certs. #581 and #1209
HMAC Certs. #2005 and #C2090
KTS AES Cert. #3177; key establishment methodology provides 128 or 256 bits of encryption strength
KTS AES Cert. #3177 and HMAC Cert. #2005; key establishment methodology provides between 128 and 256 bits of encryption strength
RSA Certs. #1614 and #2419
SHS Certs. #2630, #3657 and #C2090
Allowed Algorithms
Diffie-Hellman (CVL Certs. #2153 and #C2090, key agreement; key establishment methodology provides 112 bits of encryption strength); EC Diffie-Hellman (key agreement; key establishment methodology provides 128 or 192 bits of encryption strength); NDRNG
Hardware Versions
[AP-204-USF1 (HPE SKU JW163A), AP-205-USF1 (HPE SKU JW165A) and AP-205H-USF1 (HPE SKU JW167A)] with FIPS Kit 4011570-01 (HPE SKU JY894A)
Firmware Versions
ArubaOS; ArubaOS and ArubaOS


Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company
3333 Scott Blvd
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Kevin Micciche
Phone: 404-648-0062

Validation History

Date Type Lab
6/24/2019 Initial LEIDOS CSTL
3/11/2020 Update LEIDOS CSTL
4/19/2021 Update LEIDOS CSTL