CONFIG_NRF_SECURITY_RNG

Random Number Generator support

Type: bool

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The Random Number Generator support in nRF Security provides a Pseudorandom Number Generator, PRNG. The Pseudorandom Number Generator is seeded by a True Random Number Generator, TRNG, available in hardware.

Direct dependencies

NORDIC_SECURITY_BACKEND

(Includes any dependencies from ifs and menus.)

Default

  • y

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Kconfig definition

At nrf_security/Kconfig:150

Included via /jenkins_workspace/workspace/nrfconnect-nrf_doc_v1.2-branch_2/nrfxlib/Kconfig.nrfxlib:14

Menu path: (Top) → Nordic nrfxlib → Nordic Security → Use Nordic provided security backend

config NRF_SECURITY_RNG
    bool "Random Number Generator support"
    default y
    select MBEDTLS_AES_C
    select MBEDTLS_SHA256_C
    depends on NORDIC_SECURITY_BACKEND
    help
      The Random Number Generator support in nRF Security provides a
      Pseudorandom Number Generator, PRNG.
      The Pseudorandom Number Generator is seeded by a True Random Number
      Generator, TRNG, available in hardware.

(The ‘depends on’ condition includes propagated dependencies from ifs and menus.)