Setting Service Tag using smbios-sys-info
xavier at bachelot.org
Mon Mar 5 08:49:47 CST 2012
I have a couple motherboards without a Service Tag (out of several
hundred). I'm trying to fix that using the smbios-sys-info command.
The servers are both R410 and R710, running either CentOS 4 or CentOS 5.
The CentOS 4 are running OMSA 6.1 and the CentOS 5 are running OMSA 6.5.
The smbios stack is version 2.2.26 in both case and is coming from EPEL.
I'm able to set the Asset Tag, but I can't set the Service Tag.
# smbios-sys-info --service-tag --set=XXXXXXX
Current tag value:
Setting new tag value: XXXXXXX
# omreport chassis info
Index : 0
Chassis Name : Main System Chassis
Host Name : host.example.com
iDRAC6 Version : 1.54
Chassis Model : PowerEdge R710
Chassis Lock : Present
Chassis Service Tag :
Express Service Code :
Chassis Asset Tag :
Flash chassis identify LED state : Off
Flash chassis identify LED timeout value : 300
I had one motherboard fixed using the asset.com DOS tool, but that's not
convenient in my environment.
Does anyone have any hints on what is going on or any idea to
troubleshot this issue ?
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