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Generates a random string of letters and/or numbers.

For information on error messages generated by this API, see gen_random_string_m Error Messages.

Input Arguments

Req Field Name Field Type Max Length Description
required-icon.png client_no long 22 Aria-assigned unique identifier indicating the Aria client providing service to this account.
required-icon.png auth_key string 32 Aria-assigned unique key to be passed with each method call for authenticating the validity of the requestor.
  rand_type string 1 Identifies what type of characters are returned in the random string. "A" = letters only. "N" = numbers only. "M" = mixed/alphanumeric (default).

Allowable values for rand_type:

  rand_length long 2 Identifies how many characters should be in the random string. "6" characters are the default length. This field only accets numbers between 1 and 99.
  rand_case string 1 Identifies the case of the letters returned in the random string. "U" = upper. "L" = lower. "M" = mixed (default).

Allowable values for rand_case:

Output Arguments

Field Name Field Type Description
error_code long Aria-assigned error identifier. 0 indicates no error.
error_msg string Description of any error that occurred. "OK" if there was no error.
random_string string Random string generated by the API method.
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