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The issue

I have a small private Apache2 web server running on Debian 10 Buster with security on my top list. Right now, I'm struggling with:

How to generate in the Linux terminal the base64-encoded sha256 of my CSS style sheet file styles.less for Content Security Policy?


Getting close

The closest I got was thanks to this comment made by sideshowbarker with command:

cat styles.less | openssl dgst -sha256 -binary | base64

So far I only know that this part is ok:

cat styles.less | openssl dgst -sha256

because the output SHA-256 hash sum equals to ordinary sha256sum command, as proved with:

$ cat styles.less | openssl dgst -sha256
(stdin)= 0d1095db21ec5177406ed074dadd59d8298f6f4f9ae870bf8d562feeb081ecb1

$ sha256sum styles.less
0d1095db21ec5177406ed074dadd59d8298f6f4f9ae870bf8d562feeb081ecb1  styles.less

$ openssl version
OpenSSL 1.1.1d  10 Sep 2019

Any ideas welcome. Will be back shortly, be patient with comment replies, thank you.


Getting wrong output:

DRCV2yHsUXdAbtB02t1Z2CmPb0+a6HC/jVYv7rCB7LE=

Chrome says it shall be (I hope I'm getting the right one):

OiTUxy1L7oqoB+m4jFzA6QMKYPBRZqHn9Z33xviiEFI=

As it might be helpful now, here's the direct link for that style sheet. Hope we solve it soon.

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