FIPS login password encryption

FIPS login password encryption provides FIPS 140-2 cryptographic module support for encrypting passwords in transmission, in memory, and on disk.

Summary Information

Default value


Range of values

0 – 1



Display level


Required role

System security officer

Configuration group

Security related

Enabling FIPS login password encryption requires a Security and Directory Services license.

SAP ASE uses the FIPS 140-2 certified Certicom security provider for login encryption. If this configuration is not enabled, SAP ASE uses the OpenSSL security provider to perform login password encryption.