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NAME

       genrandom - generate a file containing random data

SYNOPSIS

       genrandom [-n number] {size} {filename}

DESCRIPTION

       genrandom generates a file or a set of files containing a specified
       quantity of pseudo-random data, which can be used as a source of
       entropy for other commands on systems with no random device.

ARGUMENTS

       -n number
           In place of generating one file, generates number (from 2 to 9)
           files, appending number to the name.

       size
           The size of the file, in kilobytes, to generate.

       filename
           The file name into which random data should be written.

SEE ALSO

       rand(3), arc4random(3)

AUTHOR

       Internet Systems Consortium

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright © 2009-2011, 2014 Internet Systems Consortium, Inc. ("ISC")