7.4 Installing and Using the OpenSSL FIPS Object Module

The OpenSSL FIPS object module is a software library that provides a C-language application program interface (API) that other processes can use for cryptographic functionality.

You can install and use the following package for the OpenSSL FIPS object module on an Oracle Linux 6 Update 5 or later system with the x86-64 architecture:

  • /usr/lib64/libcrypto.so.1.0.1* (64-bit library)

  • /usr/lib64/libssl.so.1.0.1* (64-bit library)