Why does the md5sum not match for rhel-workstation-7.0-x86_64-dvd.iso

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Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Issue

  • Why does the md5sum not match after downloading?
# md5sum rhel-workstation-7.0-x86_64-dvd.iso
1086c87cd0b87b6746ca4ea46d29c4ed  rhel-workstation-7.0-x86_64-dvd.iso

Resolution

We provide the SHA-256 checksum and not the md5sum on the download page:

  rhel-workstation-7.0-x86_64-dvd.iso

  Filename:
  SHA-256 Checksum:
    5a53ed3e1e30a8c645aa78dc4215598ad302c12084b0dd45d179f917212e0005 
  • You will want to use this to verify the SHA-256 checksum:
 # sha256sum rhel-workstation-7.0-x86_64-dvd.iso

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