NetBackup and Veritas Appliances Hardening Guide
- Top recommendations to improve your NetBackup and Veritas appliances security posture
- Steps to protect Flex Appliance
- Managing single sign-on (SSO)
- About lockdown mode
- Configuring an isolated recovery environment on a WORM storage server
- Steps to protect NetBackup Appliance
- About single sign-on (SSO) authentication and authorization
- About authentication using smart cards and digital certificates
- About data encryption
- About forwarding logs to an external server
- Steps to protect NetBackup
- Configure NetBackup for single sign-on (SSO)
- Configure user authentication with smart cards or digital certificates
- Access codes
- Workflow to configure immutable and indelible data
- Add a configuration for an external CMS server
- Configuring an isolated recovery environment on a NetBackup BYO media server
- About FIPS support in NetBackup
- Workflow for external KMS configuration
- Workflow to configure data-in-transit encryption
- Configure the DTE mode on a client
- How DTE configuration settings work in various NetBackup operations
- Modify the DTE mode on a backup image
- Workflow to use external certificates for NetBackup host communication
- About certificate revocation lists for external CA
- Configuring an external certificate for a clustered primary server
- Configuration options for external CA-signed certificates for a virtual name
- Configuring a NetBackup host (media server, client, or cluster node) to use an external CA-signed certificate after installation
- Configuration options for external CA-signed certificates
- ECA_CERT_PATH for NetBackup servers and clients
- About protecting the MSDP catalog
- How to set up malware scanning
- About backup anomaly detection
Enable FIPS mode for the NetBackup Administration Console
By default, FIPS mode for the NetBackup Administration Console is disabled.
To enable FIPS mode for the NetBackup Administration Console (on local or remote host)
- Open the NetBackup Administration Console configuration file.
On Windows computers, the file containing configuration options for the NetBackup Administration Console is: install_path\java\nbj.conf
On UNIX computers, the file containing configuration options for the NetBackup Administration Console is: /usr/openv/java/nbj.conf
- In the configuration file, enable the NB_FIPS_MODE option. Use the following format:
NB_FIPS_MODE = true
- Save the changes.
- Restart the NetBackup Administration Console.
To verify if the NetBackup Administration Console runs in FIPS mode
- Check the NetBackup Administration Console logs.
On Windows: install_path\logs\user_ops\nbjlogs\jbp.root.jnbSA.pid.log
On UNIX: /usr/openv/netbackup/logs/user_ops/nbjlogs/jbp.root.jnbSA. pid.log
On a standalone console, create a directory structure and check the logs.
If the log file contains the following log lines, it means the console runs in FIPS mode:
It should have the following log lines:
JavaPresentationLayer- FIPS mode enforced. Reconfiguring SunJSSE. JavaPresentationLayer- Administration console is running in FIPS approved mode
This FIPS mode configuration does not affect the NetBackup KMS FIPS mode. NetBackup KMS continues to run in FIPS mode by default.