Checking the Version and Build Number

To check the version and build number of Photon OS, concatenate /etc/photon-release.

Example:

cat /etc/photon-release
VMware Photon Linux 1.0
PHOTON_BUILD_NUMBER=a6f0f63

The build number in the results maps to the commit number on the VMware Photon OS GitHub commits page.

Last modified March 5, 2021: setting up github actions (3f54ed117)