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New-Guid

Creates a GUID.
New-Guid [<CommonParameters>]

The New-Guid cmdlet creates a random globally unique identifier (GUID). If you need a unique ID in a script, you can create a GUID, as needed.

Parameters

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable,OutBuffer, PipelineVariable, and OutVariable.

Outputs
System.Guid
This cmdlet returns a GUID.
Examples
  1. Create a GUID:
    PS C:\> New-Guid
    
       Guid
       ----
       0352cf0f-2e7a-4aee-801d-7f27f8344c77

    This command creates a random GUID. Alternatively, you could store the output of this cmdlet in a variable to use elsewhere in a script.

Additional Notes
 
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