Ambarish Mitra wrote:
> Hi Jimmy, Thanks for your response. Kindly find my thoughts inlined..
>> Question:
>> So, the question is: How can we generate a key for Triple DES encryption and
>> write out the same in a file?

> Simple answer for 'how to generate a key for a symmetric cipher' is 'use
> a pseudo-random generator' to generate key/IV pairs of desired length.
> --- This will be sufficient for my case. Is there a way to generate the same from the command line,
> or we have to generate in a program using "DES_random_key". I could not find a way to do from the
> command line.

$openssl rand -base64

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