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Swift: get the Mac UUID
func getSystemUUID() -> String? {
let dev = IOServiceMatching("IOPlatformExpertDevice")
let platformExpert: io_service_t = IOServiceGetMatchingService(kIOMasterPortDefault, dev)
let serialNumberAsCFString = IORegistryEntryCreateCFProperty(platformExpert, kIOPlatformUUIDKey, kCFAllocatorDefault, 0)
let ser: CFTypeRef = serialNumberAsCFString.takeUnretainedValue()
if let result = ser as? String {
return result
return nil
if let uuid = getSystemUUID() {

SLboat commented Jun 26, 2016

thank you!

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