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Shasum or MD5Sum information in File Metadata

New member | Level 1
New member | Level 1

Currently we dont find any way to get md5sum or shasum of the file in the metadata without the need to download the complete file.
Is there any way we can get this information ?

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Re: Shasum or MD5Sum information in File Metadata

Dropboxer
Dropboxer

No, the Dropbox API doesn't provide a hash like this, but I'll be sure to pass this along as a request.

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Re: Shasum or MD5Sum information in File Metadata

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New member | Level 1

Definitely be a big win for us to have anything like that.

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Re: Shasum or MD5Sum information in File Metadata

Dropboxer
Dropboxer
The Dropbox API now offers a hash of file data that you can use to verify a file's contents. You can find it in FileMetadata.content_hash. It isn't a single MD5 or SHA1, but rather a combination of SHA256 hashes of the pieces of the file. You can find more information here:

https://www.dropbox.com/developers/reference/content-hash

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