Windows Platform FIPS validated cryptographic algoritm error in ODBC

The article provides solutions for an error that may occur while trying to save a user on Zappysys Data Gateway. The error message appears during the configuration of the ODBC gateway user. Here are the methods provided in the article:

Method 1: Registry Edit

  1. Press Windows + R to open the Run dialog.
  2. Type regedit and press Enter to open the Windows Registry.
  3. Navigate to the path: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa\fipsalgorithmpolicy
  4. Change the registry key from 1 to 0.

Registry editor fips algorithm

Method 2: Edit .config Files

  1. Add <enforceFIPSPolicy enabled="false"/> under the runtime section in the .config files of specific applications.
  • Example path for MSBuild: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\Professional\MSBuild\15.0\Bin\MSBuild.exe.config

The article recommends trying these methods to resolve the issue related to FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) policy enforcement during the configuration process.