Last Updated: 2023-11-25 08:50:11 UTC
by Didier Stevens (Version: 1)
The OVF standard specifies that a OVF package consists of a folder containing files. One of them is an XML file with metadata, with extension .ovf. The others are typically components of a virtual machine, like disk images.
An OVA file (extension .ova) is a tar archive of an OVF package.
This command gives me the modified timestamp of the contained files:
And you can uze 7-zip if you want a GUI:
The .mf file contains hashes of the contained files:
This is one way to verify the hash of a contained file (the disk image, in this case):