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generate-random

Description

Returns a random byte string that is cryptographically secure.

For more information about entropy and random number generation, see the AWS Key Management Service Cryptographic Details whitepaper.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Synopsis

  generate-random
[--number-of-bytes <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--number-of-bytes (integer)

The length of the byte string.

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

Output

Plaintext -> (blob)

The random byte string.