uuid

UUID is a Universally Unique IDentifier code given to each storage device on your Solaris system. UUIDs are used to identify DVD drives, removable media and drive partitions. The UUID is a hexadecimal string such as c73a37c8-ef7f-40e4-b9de-8b2f81038441. UUID values may be compared to each other using the arithmetic operators (=, <, >, and more.).

Version Platforms
8.0.584.0 Solaris
9.5.7.90 AIX, Debian, Red Hat, SUSE, Ubuntu, Windows

Creation

uuid <binary_string> : uuid
uuid <string> : uuid
uuid of <hardware> : uuid
uuid of <operating system> : uuid
uuid of <zone> : uuid

Properties

extrema of <uuid> : ( uuid, uuid )
maximum of <uuid> : uuid
minimum of <uuid> : uuid
unique value of <uuid> : uuid with multiplicity
zone <uuid> : zone

Casts

<uuid> as binary_string : binary_string
<uuid> as hexadecimal : string
<uuid> as string : string

Operators

<string> < <uuid> : boolean
<string> <= <uuid> : boolean
<string> = <uuid> : boolean
<uuid> < <string> : boolean
<uuid> < <uuid> : boolean
<uuid> <= <string> : boolean
<uuid> <= <uuid> : boolean
<uuid> = <string> : boolean
<uuid> = <uuid> : boolean