MySQL 8.0 supports FIPS (Federal Information
Processing Standards) mode, if compiled using OpenSSL, and a
FIPS-enabled OpenSSL library and FIPS Object Module are available
at runtime. FIPS mode imposes conditions on cryptographic
operations such as restrictions on acceptable encryption
algorithms or requirements for longer key lengths. The
ssl_fips_mode system variable
enables control of FIPS mode on the server side. The
--ssl-fips-mode client option
enables control of FIPS mode on the client side. Both options are
disabled by default.
FIPS mode has been tested for MySQL on EL7, but may work on other systems.
For more information about this security feature, see FIPS Support in the MySQL Reference Manual.