PHP 5, PHP 7, PHP 8
com_create_guid - Generate a globally unique identifier (GUID)

com_create_guid( ): string|false

Generates a Globally Unique Identifier (GUID).

A GUID is generated in the same way as DCE UUID's, except that the Microsoft convention is to enclose a GUID in curly braces.


This function has no parameters.

Return Values

Returns the GUID as a string, or false on failure.