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RandomNumberGenerator::GetNonZeroBytes Method

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

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

public:
virtual void GetNonZeroBytes(
	array<unsigned char>^ data
)

Parameters

data
Type: array<System::Byte>

The array to fill with cryptographically strong random nonzero bytes.

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

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

array<Byte>^ random = gcnew array<Byte>(100);
//RNGCryptoServiceProvider is an implementation of a random number generator.
RNGCryptoServiceProvider^ rng = gcnew RNGCryptoServiceProvider;
rng->GetNonZeroBytes( random ); // The array is now filled with cryptographically strong random bytes, and none are zero.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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