Zesty.io Unique Identifiers

A ZUID (Zesty.io Unique Identifier) is a unique hash that is assign to every resource created by the Zesty.io API. A ZUID is used to access resources through API, control permissions, and identified resource types.

  • A ZUID is a string

  • A ZUID is typically 15-20 characters in length, but may be up to 50 characters

  • A ZUID contains 3 components, separated by hyphens/dashes

A ZUID is made of three parts separated by hyphens. See this example:

  1. An Integer that identifies the resource type. Types documented here)

  2. Time Encoded as a String

  3. A Random Alphanumeric String

Learn more at https://zesty-io.github.io/zuid-specification/