To set up View in FIPS mode, you must first enable FIPS mode in the Windows environment. Then you install all the View components in FIPS mode.

The option to install View in FIPS mode is available only if FIPS mode is enabled in the Windows environment. For more information about enabling FIPS mode in Windows, see https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/811833.

Note

View Administrator does not indicate whether View is running in FIPS mode.

To install View in FIPS mode, perform the following View administrative tasks.

When installing View Connection Server, select the FIPS mode option. See Install View Connection Server with a New Configuration.

When installing View Replica Server, select the FIPS mode option. See Install a Replicated Instance of View Connection Server.

Before installing a security server, deselect the global setting Use IPSec for Security Server Connections in View Administrator and configure IPsec manually. See http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2000175.

When installing View Security Server, select the FIPS mode option. See Install a Security Server.

Disable weak ciphers for View Composer and View Agent machines. See Disable Weak Ciphers in SSL/TLS.

When installing View Composer, select the FIPS mode option. See Installing View Composer.

When installing View Agent, select the FIPS mode option. See the View Agent installation topics in the Setting Up Desktop and Application Pools document.

When installing Horizon Client for Windows, select the FIPS mode option. See the VMware Horizon Client for Windows document in https://www.vmware.com/support/viewclients/doc/viewclients_pubs.html. Only Windows clients are supported.