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color:#1F497D'>Check out cfg2html.&nbsp; It may do what you're looking
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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>From:</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> linux-poweredge-bounces@dell.com
[mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces@dell.com] <b>On Behalf Of </b>Drew Weaver<br>
<b>Sent:</b> Tuesday, June 29, 2010 7:56 AM<br>
<b>To:</b> 'w ahlstros'<br>
<b>Cc:</b> linux-poweredge@lists.us.dell.com<br>
<b>Subject:</b> RE: System Inventory/Catalogging<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><span style='font-size:11.0pt;
font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>Not really, have others had
success with this method?<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>From:</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> w ahlstros [mailto:wahlstros@gmail.com] <br>
<b>Sent:</b> Tuesday, June 29, 2010 8:48 AM<br>
<b>To:</b> Drew Weaver<br>
<b>Cc:</b> linux-poweredge@lists.us.dell.com<br>
<b>Subject:</b> Re: System Inventory/Catalogging<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'>have you tried parsing the output
from the 'dmidecode' command?<br>
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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'>Scott Wahlstrom<o:p></o:p></p>

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On Jun 29, 2010, at 7:44 AM, Drew Weaver &lt;<a
href="mailto:drew.weaver@thenap.com">drew.weaver@thenap.com</a>&gt; wrote:<o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;
margin-left:.5in'>Are there any decent open source Linux software that work
well with Dell servers that make it easy to catalog/inventory servers in a
datacenter?<o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;
margin-left:.5in'>Essentially all we need to do is:<o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;
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<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;
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<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;
margin-left:.5in'>software collects all pertinent information about the server
such as hardware, MAC addresses<o:p></o:p></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;
margin-left:.5in'>inserts it into $some_database_somewhere that we can
eventually use later<o:p></o:p></p>

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