A number, usually associated with a login name, used by the system to identify owners of files and directories. The UID of a process becomes the owner of files created by the process and descendant processes.
An RTML unique id, i.e. a special name for an RTML tag which, unlike normal XML id's, is unique not only within a document, but for the set of all possible RTML documents. The uniqueness is garanteed by having RTML server's issue uid's rather than letting users/clients dream them up themselves.
A UID, or "Unique Identifier", is a globally unique 32-bit number used in a compound identifier to uniquely identify an object, file type, etc. When users refer to "UID" they often mean UID3, the identifier for a particular program. See also: UID typeUID1 UID2 UID3 compound identifier
the system associates a user ID number to each user. This is used when saving files to disk since a 4-byte integer is easier to save to disk (since it is more effecient to store a 4-byte number than an ASCII text name name)
A decimal number that uniquely identifies a gateway username on the firewall. In essence, the UID becomes, for the firewall software, synonymous with the username. UIDs are entered as part of the process of creating a gateway username on the firewall.