HP Open Source Security for OpenVMS Volume 3: Kerberos > Chapter 6 KRB5 (Kerberos V5) Application Programming Interface

krb5_c_random_seed — Get a random seed

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krb5_error_code Krb5_c_random_seed (
krb5_context context,
krb5_data *data );

Arguments

context (input/output) 

The context structure.

data (output) 

The random seed.

Description

This routine creates a random seed from sources of entropy available to the crypto routines.

Return Values

This routine returns the following KRB5 status codes:

0Successful completion.

KRB5_CRYPTO_INTERNAL

Cryptosystem internal error.