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corrupted file

A data or program file that has been altered accidentally by hardware or software failure or on purpose by an attacker. Because the bits are rearranged, a corrupted file is either unreadable to the hardware or, if readable, indecipherable to the software.
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HUAWEI OceanStor Enterprise Storage System supports standard T10 PI, which can detect and resolve the silent data corruption.
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