This is documentation for Mathematica 4, which was
based on an earlier version of the Wolfram Language.
View current documentation (Version 11.2)



FilledSmallSquare$SessionID is a number set up to be unique to a particular Mathematica session.

FilledSmallSquare$SessionID should be different for different Mathematica sessions run either on the same computer or on different computers.

FilledSmallSquare The value of $SessionID is based on $MachineID, as well as AbsoluteTime[ ] and operating system parameters such as the Mathematica process ID.

FilledSmallSquare See The Mathematica Book: Section 2.6.3 and Section 2.13.5.

FilledSmallSquare See also: $ModuleNumber, $ProcessID.

Further Examples