System Center Service Manager: Working with FIPS and Report Server

Secure Infrastructure Blog

When you browse Report Manager URL, you get an HTTP 500
error or a blank page (in case if you have disabled friendly HTTP messages) on
the browser window. When you check the Reporting Services log files you would
find the below error being logged:

System.Web.HttpException: Error executing child request for Error.aspx. —>
System.Web.HttpUnhandledException: Exception of type
‘System.Web.HttpUnhandledException’ was thrown. —>
System.InvalidOperationException: This implementation is not part of the
Windows Platform FIPS validated cryptographic algorithms.


This is happening because FIPS is enabled on the Reporting Services server and Report Manager does not support the Local Security Policy “System cryptography: Use FIPS compliant algorithms for encryption, hashing, and signing”.

To ascertain that FIPS is enabled you can:

(1) Check the registry key:


And the value of it should be set to 1.

(2)    Or else, go to Local Security Policy (Start -> Run -> secpol.msc) and then go…

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