Definitions for "Message digest"
A message digest is the fixed-length encrypted output that is the result of applying a hash to plain text input. The message digest functions as a digital fingerprint of the original message. A message digest provides a way to check the integrity of a message. If someone changes the original message, it produces a different message digest.
A mathematical algorithm used for routing client requests within an array or a chain. The result of the message digest determines which specific ISA Server computer to send the client request.
Representation of text as a string of single digits. It is created using a formula called a one-way hash function.
A summary or compact representative of a message which changes with the original message.
a compact digital signature for an arbitrarily long stream of binary data
a "digital signiature" that has been generated from a sequence of bits, such as a file
Keywords:  referencing, marker, sent, special
a special marker sent referencing a message
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