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Generates a new pair of private and public keys.

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MBS( "ECKey.Generate"; CurveID )   More


Parameter Description Example value
CurveID The curve ID to use. 711


Returns reference number or error.


Generates a new pair of private and public keys.
You can use ECKey.ReadPrivateKey and ECKey.ReadPublicKey functions to get the keys.
Please use ECKey.Release later to free memory.


Generate keys and store in fields:

Set Variable [$key; Value:MBS("ECKey.Generate"; 711)]
Set Field [ECKey Test::KeyInfo; MBS("ECKey.Description"; $key)]
Set Field [ECKey Test::PrivateKey; MBS("ECKey.PrivateKey"; $key)]
Set Field [ECKey Test::PublicKey; MBS("ECKey.PublicKey"; $key)]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("ECKey.Release"; $key)]

See also

Example Databases

Created 9th October 2015, last changed 14th October 2015

ECKey.Duplicate   -   ECKey.PrivateKey

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