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RandomNumberGenerator.GetBytes Method

When overridden in a derived class, fills an array of bytes with a cryptographically strong random sequence of values.

Namespace:  System.Security.Cryptography
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

abstract GetBytes : 
        data:byte[] -> unit

Parameters

data
Type: System.Byte[]

The array to fill with cryptographically strong random bytes.

The length of the byte array determines how many random bytes are produced.

The following example creates a random sequence 100 bytes long and stores it in random.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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