hash_hmac

hash_hmac

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hash_hmac -- Generate a keyed hash value using the HMAC method

Description

string hash_hmac ( string algo, string data, string key [, bool raw_output] )

Parameters

algo

Name of selected hashing algorithm (i.e. "md5", "sha256", "haval160,4", etc..)

data

Message to be hashed.

key

Shared secret key used for generating the HMAC variant of the message digest.

raw_output

When set to TRUE, outputs raw binary data. Default value (FALSE) outputs lowercase hexits.

Return Values

Returns a string containing the calculated message digest as lowercase hexits unless raw_output is set to true in which case the raw binary representation of the message digest is returned.

Examples

Example 1. hash_hmac() example

<?php
echo hash_hmac('ripemd160', 'The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog.', 'secret');
?>

The above example will output:

b8e7ae12510bdfb1812e463a7f086122cf37e4f7

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