GeneratePBKDFkey

Implementation of Password-Based Key-Derivation Function (PBKDF).

Introduced: 5.0.0.0

GeneratePBKDFkey( algorithm, passphrase, salt [, iterations [, keySize ] ] )

Returns: String

Argument Description Default
algorithm
string, required

Hashing algorithm used for generating key Example Values:

  • PBKDF2WithHmacSHA1
  • PBKDF2WithSHA1
  • PBKDF2WithSHA224
  • PBKDF2WithSHA256
  • PBKDF2WithSHA384
  • PBKDF2WithSHA512
passphrase
string, required

Passphrase used for the key. KEEP THIS SECRET.

salt
string, required

A random salt.

iterations
numeric, optional

The number of PBKDEF iterations to perform. A minimum recommended value is 1000.

4096

keySize
numeric, optional

The length in bytes of the key to generate.

128

Examples

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See also