Get-Hash

SYNOPSIS

Get hash for a string.

SYNTAX

Get-Hash [-String] <String> [[-Algorithm] <Object>] [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

This function uses various various crypto service providers to get the hash value for a given input string.

EXAMPLES

EXAMPLE 1

Get-Hash "Hello World!"

This example returns the MD5 hash of “Hello World!”.

EXAMPLE 2

Get-Hash "Hello World!" -Algorithm Sha256

This example gets the SHA256 hash of “Hello World!”.

PARAMETERS

-String

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases:

Required: True
Position: 1
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Algorithm

Type: Object
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases:

Required: False
Position: 2
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

CommonParameters

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -InformationAction, -InformationVariable, -OutVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -Verbose, -WarningAction, and -WarningVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=113216).

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