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Provision a new instance or modify an existing instance and assign a partition

After creating the partitions, you must assign them to instances.

Important:

  • You can attach only one FIPS partition to an instance.
  • An instance with a FIPS partition can be assigned only one CPU core.
  • You can assign either a FIPS partition or an SSL core to an instance, but not both.

Provision a new instance or modify an existing instance

  1. On the Configuration tab, navigate to NetScaler > Instances, and add or modify an instance.
  2. Select Enable FIPS, and from the Partitions list, select a partition to attach to this instance.

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You can verify that the partition is attached to an instance by using either the GUI or the CLI.

In the GUI, navigate to System > HSM Administration > Partitions. The instance name attached to the partition is displayed.

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To unassign a FIPS partition¸ navigate to NetScaler > Instances. Edit the instance and clear the Enable FIPS check box.

In the CLI, at the command prompt, type the following commands:

show fips

FIPS Card is not configured
 Done

If you see the following output, see the troubleshooting section for debugging.

ERROR: Operation not permitted - no FIPS card present in the system

Provision a new instance or modify an existing instance and assign a partition