AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Container for the parameters to the GenerateRandom operation. 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.

Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
  Amazon.Runtime.AmazonWebServiceRequest
    Amazon.KeyManagementService.AmazonKeyManagementServiceRequest
      Amazon.KeyManagementService.Model.GenerateRandomRequest

Namespace: Amazon.KeyManagementService.Model
Assembly: AWSSDK.KeyManagementService.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z

Syntax

C#
public class GenerateRandomRequest : AmazonKeyManagementServiceRequest
         IAmazonWebServiceRequest

The GenerateRandomRequest type exposes the following members

Constructors

NameDescription
Public Method GenerateRandomRequest()

Properties

NameTypeDescription
Public Property NumberOfBytes System.Int32

Gets and sets the property NumberOfBytes.

The length of the byte string.

Examples

The following example uses AWS KMS to generate 32 bytes of random data.

To generate random data


var response = client.GenerateRandom(new GenerateRandomRequest 
{
    NumberOfBytes = 32 // The length of the random data, specified in number of bytes.
});

MemoryStream plaintext = response.Plaintext; // The random data.

            

Version Information

.NET Standard:
Supported in: 1.3

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms