MIT Kerberos Documentation

krb5_c_random_to_key - Generate an enctype-specific key from random data.

krb5_error_code krb5_c_random_to_key(krb5_context context, krb5_enctype enctype, krb5_data * random_data, krb5_keyblock * k5_random_key)

[in] context - Library context

[in] enctype - Encryption type

[in] random_data - Random input data

[out] k5_random_key - Resulting key

  • 0 Success; otherwise - Kerberos error codes

This function takes random input data random_data and produces a valid key k5_random_key for a given enctype .


It is assumed that k5_random_key has already been initialized and k5_random_key->contents has been allocated with the correct length.