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a utility to parse unique identifiers

Synopsis

uuidparse [options] uuid

Description

This command will parse unique identifier inputs from either command line arguments or standard input.  The inputs are white-space separated.

Output

Variants

NCSNetwork Computing System identifier.  These were the original UUIDs.
DCEThe Open Software Foundation's (OSF) Distributed Computing Environment UUIDs.
MicrosoftMicrosoft Windows platform globally unique identifier (GUID).
otherUnknown variant.  Usually invalid input data.

Types

nilSpecial type for zero in type file.
time-basedThe DCE time based.
DCEThe DCE time and MAC Address.
name-basedRFC 4122 md5sum hash.
randomRFC 4122 random.
sha1-basedRFC 4122 sha-1 hash.
unknownUnknown type.  Usually invalid input data.

Options

-J,  --json

Use JSON output format.

-n,  --noheadings

Do not print a header line.

-o,  --output

Specify which output columns to print.  Use --help to get a list of all supported columns.

-r,  --raw

Use the raw output format.

-V,  --version

Display version information and exit.

-h,  --help

Display help text and exit.

Authors

Sami Kerola

See Also

uuidgen(1), libuuid(3), RFC 4122

Availability

The uuidparse command is part of the util-linux package and is available from Linux Kernel Archive.

Info

2017-06-18 util-linux