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openssl_digest

(PHP 5 >= 5.3.0)

openssl_digestComputes a digest

Description

string openssl_digest ( string $data , string $method [, bool $raw_output = false ] )

Computes a digest hash value for the given data using a given method, and returns a raw or binhex encoded string.

Warning

This function is currently not documented; only its argument list is available.

Parameters

data

The data.

method

The digest method.

raw_output

Setting to TRUE will return as raw output data, otherwise the return value is binhex encoded.

Return Values

Returns the digested hash value on success or FALSE on failure.

Errors/Exceptions

Emits an E_WARNING level error if an unknown signature algorithm is passed via the method parameter.

See Also

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User Contributed Notes 3 notes

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mwgamera at gmail dot com
1 year ago
The second argument should be one of the values returned by openssl_get_md_methods() rather than hash_algos(). ‘Hash’ and ‘OpenSSL’ are independent extensions and support different selection of digest algorithms. Notably, Hash supports some non-cryptographic hashes like adler or crc.
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Anonymous
3 months ago
Hmm.. really @mwgamera? openssl_get_cipher_methods() returns cipher methods but openssl_digest() expects a digest method in the second parameter. However even the docu on this page links to the openssl_get_cipher_methods() method in the "See also" section (however this can be a coincidence). Shouldn't it be a digest method from openssl_get_md_methods() instead openssl_get_cipher_methods()?

I'm not very experienced in cryptography but I don't really understand why you would pass a cipher method to a hash function instead of a digest method.
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skyblackhawk at yahoo dot it
3 years ago
Example:
// $fileBuffer is buffer of file in open mode or a generic stream...
$fingerPrint = openssl_digest ($fileBuffer , "sha512");

$method parameter is one of hash_algos() array;

<? echo"<PRE>";
      var_dump(hash_algos());
      echo "</PRE>"
?>

Output:

array(42) {
  [0]=>
  string(3) "md2"
  [1]=>
  string(3) "md4"
  [2]=>
  string(3) "md5"
  [3]=>
  string(4) "sha1"
  [4]=>
  string(6) "sha224"
  [5]=>
  string(6) "sha256"
  [6]=>
  string(6) "sha384"
  [7]=>
  string(6) "sha512"
  [8]=>
  string(9) "ripemd128"
  [9]=>
  string(9) "ripemd160"
  [10]=>
  string(9) "ripemd256"
  [11]=>
  string(9) "ripemd320"
  [12]=>
  string(9) "whirlpool"
  [13]=>
  string(10) "tiger128,3"
  [14]=>
  string(10) "tiger160,3"
  [15]=>
  string(10) "tiger192,3"
  [16]=>
  string(10) "tiger128,4"
  [17]=>
  string(10) "tiger160,4"
  [18]=>
  string(10) "tiger192,4"
  [19]=>
  string(6) "snefru"
  [20]=>
  string(9) "snefru256"
  [21]=>
  string(4) "gost"
  [22]=>
  string(7) "adler32"
  [23]=>
  string(5) "crc32"
  [24]=>
  string(6) "crc32b"
  [25]=>
  string(7) "salsa10"
  [26]=>
  string(7) "salsa20"
  [27]=>
  string(10) "haval128,3"
  [28]=>
  string(10) "haval160,3"
  [29]=>
  string(10) "haval192,3"
  [30]=>
  string(10) "haval224,3"
  [31]=>
  string(10) "haval256,3"
  [32]=>
  string(10) "haval128,4"
  [33]=>
  string(10) "haval160,4"
  [34]=>
  string(10) "haval192,4"
  [35]=>
  string(10) "haval224,4"
  [36]=>
  string(10) "haval256,4"
  [37]=>
  string(10) "haval128,5"
  [38]=>
  string(10) "haval160,5"
  [39]=>
  string(10) "haval192,5"
  [40]=>
  string(10) "haval224,5"
  [41]=>
  string(10) "haval256,5"
}
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