Dell Command Line Reference Guide for the S4048–ON System 9.14.2.5

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generate hash

Generate a hash checksum for the given file or the startup configuration using the MD5, SHA1, or SHA256 algorithm.

Syntax

generate hash {md5 | sha1 | sha256} {flash://filename | startup-config}

Parameters
md5 | sha1 | sha256
Enter the keyword md5, sha1, or sha256 to generate .
flash://filename
Enter the keyword flash: and enter the filename to generate the hash checksum for any file in the flash drive using the MD5, SHA1, or SHA256 algorithm.
startup-config
Enter the keyword shartup-config to generate the hash checksum for the startup configuration using the MD5, SHA1, or SHA256 algorithm.
Defaults
None
Command Modes
EXEC Privilege
Command History
Version
Description
9.14(1.0)
Introduced on the S4810 and S4820T.
9.14(0.0)
Introduced on the S5048F–ON.
9.13(0.0)
Introduced on the S3100 series, S3048–ON, S4048–ON, S4048T-ON, S5000, S6000, S6000–ON, S6010–ON, S6100–ON, Z9100–ON, Z9500, C9010, MXL, and FN-IOM.
Usage Information

Use the generate hash command to generate a hash checksum for your startup configuration, and use the hash to verify using the verified boot hash command.

Example
DellEMC#generate hash md5 startup-config
MD5SUM(/f10/flash/startup-config) : f81812a64eea202c5b2ef782639bafc3

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