MIT Kerberos Documentation

krb5_c_random_add_entropy - Add entropy to the pseudo-random number generator.

krb5_error_code krb5_c_random_add_entropy(krb5_context context, unsigned int randsource, const krb5_data * data)

[in] context - Library context

[in] randsource - Entropy source (see KRB5_RANDSOURCE types)

[in] data - Data

  • 0 Success; otherwise - Kerberos error codes

Contribute entropy to the PRNG used by krb5 crypto operations. This may or may not affect the output of the next crypto operation requiring random data.