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Cisco Bug: CSCvi85431 - ASA fails to boot with the ERROR: FIPS Self-Test failure, fipsPostRsaKat [0:1:-1:-1:0]

Last Modified

Jun 12, 2018

Products (1)

  • Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Firewalls

Known Affected Releases

9.6(4.6) 9.7(1.16)

Description (partial)

Symptom:
ASA5515 fails to boot and get in a boot loop process with releases 9.6.4.6, 9.7.1.16 and displays following message on console:

Cryptochecksum (unchanged): a5437103 f8bc85ae bf9733b5 d6ce8f96 

INFO: Power-On Self-Test in process.
.........................
ERROR: FIPS Self-Test failure,  fipsPostRsaKat [0:1:-1:-1:0]



***
*** --- SHUTDOWN NOW ---
***
*** Message to all terminals:
***
***   
ERROR: FIPS Self-Test failure,  fipsPostRsaKat [0:1:-1:-1:0]

Process shutdown finished
Rebooting... (status 0x9)
..
IDeconfiguring network interfaces... done.
Sending all processes the TERM signal...
Sending all processes the KILL signal...
Deactivating swap...
Unmounting local filesystems...
Rebooting...

Conditions:
ASA5515 with ASA-IC-6GE-SFP-A module installed
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