Dell Warranty check

Jens_Heinz at Jens_Heinz at
Wed Sep 10 04:17:27 CDT 2008

you can get the same result with: 

	dmidecode -s system-serial-number 

with most of dmidecode versions.


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Jens Heinz reported on using dmidecode to fetch the service tag of a
Dell server.

I fine tuned the command a bit more and the result is a oneliner to get
the tagid of a Dell server:
dmidecode | grep -A 6 0x0100 | grep Serial You need to be root or use

0x0100 is the DMI record that holds the tagid. 
-A 6 prints the 6 lines following the header grep retrieves the actual
service tag

Hope it helps someone!

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