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


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


public class GenerateRandomRequest : AmazonKeyManagementServiceRequest

The GenerateRandomRequest type exposes the following members


Public Method GenerateRandomRequest()


Public Property NumberOfBytes System.Int32

Gets and sets the property NumberOfBytes.

The length of the byte string.


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