uuidparse - a utility to parse unique identifiers

uuidparse [options] uuid

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

NCS Network Computing System identifier. These were the original UUIDs.
DCE The Open Software Foundation’s (OSF) Distributed Computing Environment UUIDs.
Microsoft Microsoft Windows platform globally unique identifier (GUID).
other Unknown variant. Usually invalid input data.

nil Special type for zero in type file.
time-based The DCE time based.
DCE The DCE time and MAC Address.
name-based RFC 4122 md5sum hash.
random RFC 4122 random.
sha1-based RFC 4122 sha-1 hash.
unknown Unknown type. Usually invalid input data.

-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.

-h, --help

Display help text and exit.

-V, --version

Print version and exit.

Sami Kerola <kerolasa@iki.fi>

uuidgen(1), libuuid(3), RFC 4122 https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4122

For bug reports, use the issue tracker at https://github.com/util-linux/util-linux/issues.

The uuidparse command is part of the util-linux package which can be downloaded from Linux Kernel Archive https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.

2022-05-11 util-linux 2.38.1