% tss2_getrandom(1) tpm2-tools | General Commands Manual % % APRIL 2019

NAME

tss2_getrandom(1) -

SYNOPSIS

tss2_getrandom [OPTIONS]

common fapi references

DESCRIPTION

tss2_getrandom(1) - This command uses the TPM to create an array of random bytes.

OPTIONS

These are the available options:

  • -n, --numBytes=INTEGER:

    The number of bytes requested by the caller.

  • -f, --force:

    Force overwriting the output file.

  • -o, --data=FILENAME or - (for stdout):

    The returned random bytes.

  • --hex

    Convert the output data to hex format without a leading "0x".

common tss2 options

EXAMPLE

    tss2_getrandom --numBytes=20 -data=- | hexdump -C

RETURNS

0 on success or 1 on failure.

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