Download, Import, and Trust the Xilinx Public Key - 2021.2 English

Vivado Design Suite User Guide: Release Notes, Installation, and Licensing

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  1. Download the Xilinx public key.
    1. Go to the Xilinx Downloads Website.
    2. In Download Verification, click Public Key.

      This downloads xilinx-master-signing-key.asc.

    3. Confirm the download and import of the Xilinx public key.
  2. To import the key, enter the following command:
    gpg --import ./xilinx-master-signing-key.asc

  3. Set the trust level to ultimate. This will allow verification of the key signed by Xilinx.
    1. First, enter the following command to list the public keys:
      gpg --list-keys

    2. To specify the key to edit, enter the following command:
      gpg --edit-key 0x85D4B4BB1D692FDB

    3. Enter the following command to set the trust level for the legitimate key: trust.

    4. Enter 5 at the prompt.

Now that you have downloaded, imported and trusted the Xilinx public key – you can ensure the authenticity and integrity of the downloaded file by verifying the signature or verifying the digest.
Note: You can pick one or both of methods to ensure the authenticity and integrity of downloaded file.