This documentation is for version v1.3.0 of NNG, but the latest released version is v1.7.2. see the documentation for v1.7.2 for the most up-to-date information.

SYNOPSIS

#include <nng/nng.h>
#include <nng/supplemental/util/platform.h>

uint32_t nng_random(void);

DESCRIPTION

The nng_random() returns a random number. The value returned is suitable for use with cryptographic functions such as key generation. The value is obtained using platform specific cryptographically strong random number facilities when available.

RETURN VALUES

Random number.

ERRORS

None.

SEE ALSO