UUID is an implementation of the UUIDs and GUIDs specification in Java. UUIDs are 128 bit long identifiers that are guaranteed to be unique.
Univerersally unique IDs
Universally Unique Identification
Universal Unique IDentifier
A second identifier issued by the Madison Registry that is less human-readable than the PVI, the UUID (which has also been referred to as the WWID or "worldwide ID") for UW System has a one-to-one relationship with the PVI, and the two numbers are cryptographically related. More information about this relationship can be found at http://middleware.doit.wisc.edu/wwid.html. The UUID is the Madison equivalent of the SUUID.
This keyword defines the vendor's "uuid" attribute for the vendor object. Useful for NetLS vendors and for those who want to select products from two vendors who have chosen the same vendor_tag.
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Also known as a Globally Unique Identifier (GUID), a 128 bit identifier that is comprised of date/time information and a host's IEEE node address. Its 128 bits represent 1 x 10 * * 39 unique identifiers.
Univerally Unique Identifiers (UUIDs) are 16-byte numbers used as GUIDs in several software architectures, including UDDI. ... [ Read more
A unique identifier that is generated and used by NetLS daemons and commands.