000032709 - FIPS is disabled after upgrading RSA NetWitness from 10.4.x to 10.5.x or 10.6.x

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Article Number000032709
Applies ToRSA Product Set: NetWitness Logs and Network
RSA Product/Service Type: NetWitness Server
RSA Version/Condition: 10.5.x, 10.6.x
Platform: CentOS
O/S Version: EL6
IssueIf you have FIPS enabled and update from 10.4.x to 10.5.x or 10.6, FIPS becomes disabled.
CauseThis is because of the Java version update (1.7 to 1.8).
WorkaroundFIPS need to be re-enabled after upgrading to 10.5.x or 10.6 by following the steps in the appropriate user guides.