pkcs5_keyivgen(p1, p2 = v2, p3 = v3, p4 = v4) public

Generates and sets the key/iv based on a password.

WARNING: This method is only PKCS5 v1.5 compliant when using RC2, RC4-40, or DES with MD5 or SHA1. Using anything else (like AES) will generate the key/iv using an OpenSSL specific method. Use a PKCS5 v2 key generation method instead.


salt must be an 8 byte string if provided. iterations is a integer with a default of 2048. digest is a Digest object that defaults to ‘MD5’

A minimum of 1000 iterations is recommended.

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