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Get-Random - Powershell 3.0 CmdLet

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Get-Random

Short description
Gets a random number, or selects objects randomly from a collection.

Syntax
Get-Random [[-Maximum] <Object>] [-Minimum <Object>] [-SetSeed <Int32>] [<CommonParameters>]
Get-Random [-InputObject] <Object[]> [-Count <Int32>] [-SetSeed <Int32>] [<CommonParameters>]





Description
The Get-Random cmdlet gets a randomly selected number. If you submit a collection of objects to Get-Random, it gets one
 or more randomly selected objects from the collection.


Without parameters or input, a Get-Random command returns a randomly selected 32-bit unsigned integer between 0 (zero) 
and Int32.MaxValue (0x7FFFFFFF, 2,147,483,647).


You can use the parameters of Get-Random to specify a seed number, minimum and maximum values, and the number of object
s returned from a submitted collection.