gfal-sum man page

gfal-sum — Calculate checksum of a file


gfal-sum [ Options ] FILE CHECKSUM_TYPE


gfal-sum Calculates the checksum of the specified file, using a specified checksum algoritm. The supported algorithm depend on the protocol and endpoint. Some examples are ADLER32 , CRC32
and MD5


-h, --help

show help about the command.

-V, --version

output version information and exit.

-v, --verbose

verbose mode. Repeat up to 3 times for the most verbose mode.

-D, --definition

define properties for gfal2.

-C, --client-info

provide custom client-side information

-t, --timeout

global timeout for the execution of the command. Command is interrupted if time expires before it finishes.



srm:// ADLER32



All configuration files in this directory affect the behavior of the underlying gfal2.


Duarte Meneses <>
Adrien Devresse <>
Alejandro Alvarez Ayllon <>

See Also

gfal-cat(1), gfal-copy(1), gfal-ls(1), gfal-mkdir(1), gfal-rename(1), gfal-rm(1), gfal-save(1), gfal-stat(1), gfal-xattr(1)

Referenced By

gfal-ls(1), gfal-mkdir(1), gfal-rename(1), gfal-rm(1), gfal-save(1), gfal-xattr(1).

December 2014 v1.2.0