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Last updated: 2023-03-24 16:02:39

1. API Description

Domain name for API request: kms.tencentcloudapi.com.

This API is used to generate a random number.

A maximum of 150 requests can be initiated per second for this API.

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2. Input Parameters

The following request parameter list only provides API request parameters and some common parameters. For the complete common parameter list, see Common Request Parameters.

Parameter Name Required Type Description
Action Yes String Common Params. The value used for this API: GenerateRandom.
Version Yes String Common Params. The value used for this API: 2019-01-18.
Region No String Common Params. This parameter is not required for this API.
NumberOfBytes Yes Integer Length of the random number. Minimum value: 1. Maximum value: 1024

3. Output Parameters

Parameter Name Type Description
Plaintext String Base64-encoded plaintext of the randomly generated number. You need to Base64-decode it to get the plaintext.
RequestId String The unique request ID, which is returned for each request. RequestId is required for locating a problem.

4. Example

Example1 Generating a random number

This example shows you how to generate a random number.

Input Example

&<Common request parameters>

Output Example

    "Response": {
        "Plaintext": "17mvQgMl0sbM7OAJ7fpLsA==",
        "RequestId": "6010cd3d-a85a-4e00-b37b-22606d017420"

5. Developer Resources


TencentCloud API 3.0 integrates SDKs that support various programming languages to make it easier for you to call APIs.

Command Line Interface

6. Error Code

The following only lists the error codes related to the API business logic. For other error codes, see Common Error Codes.

Error Code Description
InternalError Internal error.
InvalidParameter Invalid parameter.
UnauthorizedOperation Unauthorized operation.
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