FIPS Failure upon boot

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FIPS Failure upon boot

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One of devices was not properly shut down due to a power outage in a building.  When the device started back up, it appears that it entered maintenance mode.  The reason is FIPS failure.  I have attempted to reboot the device from maintenance mode and appeared to work (was able to get to the normal prompt for asking password when attempting ssh).  But a few minutes later, the device went back to maintenance mode.  Is there any way to exit maintenance mode or to stop the device going into maintenance mode when booted?


Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite


Maintenance mode is effectively the recovery menu when something is wrong with the OS. It's quite possible that something in your OS image was corrupt when the device unexpectedly lost power. If simply restarting the box is still causing issues I would either attempt to re-install the OS or contact TAC and open a ticket on it. 

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