pin_crypt_app Random Password Generation (Doc ID 860415.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management - Version 7.3.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 15-Nov-2013.
***Checked for relevance on 08-Feb-2015****

Goal

When using pin_crypt_app to generate a "random" key with the -genkey option, how is it made random?

Is it truly random or based on a pseudo-random generator? Is it based on a standard C or 3rd-party library function? If so, which one?


Solution

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