Running with OpenSSL FIPS

The Tines application ships with OpenSSL FIPS-140 support in its Docker image. In order to ensure the application is running OpenSSL FIPS and is FIPS-compliant, you will need to ensure the following environment variable is present:

  • RUN_FIPS=true

If you are managing a .env file, you can add the above to the same file.

PostgreSQL configuration

You will also need to ensure that you are running PostgreSQL verion 14 or above.

If you have been using Tines, you can follow the upgrade instructions here to upgrade PostgreSQL from 11.x to 14.5.

After that, you can spin up your application with RUN_FIPS=true (as mentioned above) to start using Tines with OpenSSL FIPS.

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