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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #3173


Module Name
HPE BladeSystem c-Class Virtual Connect Firmware
FIPS 140-2
 Historical Reason
SP 800-56Arev3 transition
Overall Level
When installed, initialized and configured as specified in Section 3.1 of the Security Policy
Security Level Exceptions
  • Roles, Services, and Authentication: Level 2
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Multi-Chip Embedded
Virtual Connect implements server edge virtualization between the server and data center infrastructure allowing networks to communicate with individual servers or pools of HPE BladeSystem server blades. Virtual Connect simplifies the setup and administration of server LAN and SAN connections. The module supports TLS v1.2 and SSH for secure administrative access to the module, as well as various forms of authentication, including local, LDAP, and CAC.
Tested Configuration(s)
  • HPE Virtual Connect Flex-10/10D Module for c-Class BladeSystem
  • HPE Virtual Connect FlexFabric 10Gb/24-port Module for c-Class BladeSystem
  • HPE Virtual Connect FlexFabric-20/40 F8 Module for c-Class BladeSystem with TAA
Approved Algorithms
AES Cert. #4777
CKG vendor affirmed
CVL Certs. #1424, #1425 and #1426
DRBG Cert. #1655
HMAC Cert. #3187
PBKDF vendor affirmed
RSA Cert. #2618
SHS Cert. #3923
Triple-DES Cert. #2539
Allowed Algorithms
Diffie-Hellman (key agreement; key establishment methodology provides between 112 and 150 bits of encryption strength); NDRNG; RSA (key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides between 112 and 256 bits of encryption strength)
Firmware Versions


Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
3000 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Fernie Fuentes
Phone: (512) 319-0410
Subrahmanya Hegde (Subra)
Phone: +91 80 25166083

Validation History

Date Type Lab
4/17/2018 Initial CGI Information Systems & Management Consultants Inc
2/28/2019 Update CGI Information Systems & Management Consultants Inc