Help APM APM Insight using PHP Agent PHP agent checksum validation

PHP agent checksum validation

You can verify the authenticity of the downloaded Site24x7 agent with SHA256 checksum validation. This ensures that the downloaded agent is credible and is not tampered with by any malicious code or software.

To verify the authenticity of the agent:

  1. Download the checksum file from the relevant link.
    For agent versions above 4.0:
    For agent versions below 4.0:
  2. Compare the checksum value provided in the downloaded file with the downloaded agent. Follow the steps below in order to validate the checksum value.
    • For Linux systems, execute the following command:
      If you have installed APM Insight PHP agent via the recommended method, you can obtain the corresponding checksum value, from the terminal where the script has been executed.
    • For Windows, you can use either of the following commands.
      • Open Command Prompt and execute the following command:
        certutil -hashfile agent_php.msi SHA256
      • Open Windows Powershell and execute the given command:
        Get-FileHash agent_php.msi -Algorithm SHA256
  3. After executing the commands, you will obtain a checksum value; check that value with the one downloaded from the checksum file.

Sample Output

Agent Signature Verfication:

All the agent files are signed with a Zoho Corp. signature.

To verify, follow the steps below:

Downloading the PGP key for the signature file verification is important. Without the PGP key, the verification may not be successful.
  1. Download the Site24x7 PHP agent public key (.pub file). It should be similar to the following output. The key can also be downloaded from here.
  2. Import the public key to your trusted keystore (use .pub or .asc to save the aforementioned key).
    "gpg --import" or "gpg --import site24x7apmphp.asc"
  3. Download the signature file( and verify the downloaded zip with it's signature.
    "gpg --verify"


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