Skip to main content
NetApp Knowledge Base

SSH from management node to NetApp SolidFire or HCI storage node fails after enabling FIPS

Last Updated:

Applies to

  • NetApp Management Node (mNode) version Element 11.1 or earlier
  • NetApp HCI
  • NetApp SolidFire
  • NetApp Element Software


  • After enabling FIPS on storage nodes, SSH connection from management node to storage node fails with "Disconnecting: Packet Corrupt"
  • An SSH directly to Storage Node also fails with "Incoming packet was garbled on decryption".

Example screenshots of these outputs can be found at additional information.


Sign in to view the entire content of this KB article.

New to NetApp?

Learn more about our award-winning Support

NetApp provides no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy or reliability or serviceability of any information or recommendations provided in this publication or with respect to any results that may be obtained by the use of the information or observance of any recommendations provided herein. The information in this document is distributed AS IS and the use of this information or the implementation of any recommendations or techniques herein is a customer's responsibility and depends on the customer's ability to evaluate and integrate them into the customer's operational environment. This document and the information contained herein may be used solely in connection with the NetApp products discussed in this document.