Non zero Random Number Generato

Generating Non Zero Random Numbers

The RandomNumberGenerator is an abstract class which is used for implementing the
random numbers generation in cryptograhic devices.

using System.Text;
using System.Security.Cryptography; //imp
static void Main(string[] args)
byte[] nonZeroValue = new byte[16]; // array is filled up by bytes
// now the abstract class represents specific RNG implementation
RandomNumberGenerator rng = new RNGCryptoServiceProvider();
// now generate random nonzero values
Console.WriteLine("Non-zero random value ="+ Encoding.ASCII.GetString(nonZeroValue));

note:the vales generated are not cryptographically very strong random values, for generating really strong ones use the derived class RNGCryptoServiceProvider.


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