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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #2865


Module Name
Brocade® DCX, DCX 8510-8, DCX-4S and DCX 8510-4 Backbones, 6510 and 6520 FC Switches, and 7800 Extension Switch
FIPS 140-2
 Historical Reason
Moved to historical list due to sunsetting
Overall Level
When operated in FIPS mode and when tamper evident labels are installed as indicated in the Security Policy. The protocol SNMP shall not be used when operated in FIPS mode
Security Level Exceptions
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Multi-Chip Stand Alone
The Brocade DCX, DCX 8510-8, DCX-4S and DCX 8510-4 Backbones and the 6510 and 6520 Switch provide a reliable, scalable Fibre Channel switching infrastructure with market-leading 16 Gbps technology and capabilities that support demanding, enterprise-class private cloud storage and highly virtualized environments. The Brocade 7800 Extension Switch provides fast, reliable WN/MAN connectivity for remote data replication, backup, and migration with Fibre Channel and advanced Fibre Channel over IP (FCIP) technology.
Tested Configuration(s)
  • N/A
Approved Algorithms
AES Certs. #2876 and #2893
CVL Certs. #311, #312, #320 and #321
DRBG Certs. #670 and #671
ECDSA Certs. #942 and #943
HMAC Certs. #1814 and #1829
RSA Certs. #2234 and #2235
SHS Certs. #2417 and #2436
Triple-DES Certs. #1719 and #1724
Other Algorithms
Diffie-Hellman (key agreement; key establishment methodology provides 112 bits of encryption strength; non-compliant less than 112 bits of encryption strength); EC Diffie-Hellman (CVL Certs. #311 and #320, key agreement; key establishment methodology provides between 112 and 256 bits of encryption strength); HMAC-MD5; MD5; NDRNG; RSA (key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides 112 bits of encryption strength; non-compliant less than 112 bits of encryption strength); ARCFOUR; BLOWFISH; CAST; DES; DES3; DESX; HMAC-MD5-96; HMAC-SHA1-96 (non-compliant); HMAC-RIPEMD160; MD2; MD4; RC2; RC4; RIPEMD160; SNMPv3 KDF (non-compliant); UMAC-64
Hardware Versions
{6510 FC Switch (P/N 80-1005272-03) with FRU (P/N 80-1001304-02) with Software License (P/N 80-1005356-02), 6520 FC Switch (P/N 80-1007257-03) with FRUs (P/Ns 80-1007263-01 and 80-1004580-02) with Software License (P/N 80-1007272-01), 7800 Extension Switch (P/N 80-1006977-02) with Software License (P/N 80-1002820-02); [DCX Backbone (P/N 80-1006752-01), DCX-4S Backbone (P/N 80-1006772-01), DCX 8510-4 Backbone (P/N 80-1006964-01), DCX 8510-8 Backbone (P/N 80-1007025-01)] with Blades (P/Ns 80-1006794-01, 80-1004897-01, 80-1004898-01, 80-1006771-01, 80-1006750-01, 80-1005166-02, 80-1005187-02, 80-1006936-01, 80-1006779-01, 80-1006823-01, 80-1007000-01, 80-1007017-01, 49-1000016-04, 49-1000064-02 and 49-1000294-05)} with FIPS Kit P/N Brocade XBR-000195
Firmware Versions
Fabric OS v7.4.0 (P/N 51-1001672-01)


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

Christopher Marks
Phone: 408-333-0480
Fax: 408-333-8101

Validation History

Date Type Lab
3/21/2017 Initial ÆGISOLVE