You could try simply deleting the devices showing Serial Number and allow them to be rescanned. It looks like we are pulling the same serial number values for all devices, and then just naming the serial number a service tag if the manufacturer is Dell. The command to get and display the serial number or service tag is different from windows of course but the results are similar. Any questions just let us know. Just slight friction and it gets removed. Fortunately, there are easy commands to get the serial number right from the command line in both Windows and Linux.
Let us know in the comments sessions of what we missed. I do not know why they make the stick easily removable. It is usually located at the bottom of laptops and back of desktop computers next to the windows product key on most computers. To view the service tag of the local computer from the command line, open the command prompt and type: wmic bios get serialnumber. Or, type the Express Service Code into its field, and the corresponding Service Tag will display.
When ever your , for example make sure your have the service tag as you be asked for it. A quick lookup will reveal the original system configuration. This is a simple and useful process for obtaining your Dell computer service tag serial number and lookup your system configuration. It looked to have been removed. What is the Dell service tag? Its also used to check your warranty status. Dell Service Tag or Serial Number is a unique seven digit number given to Dell products that is often found on the bottom, side, or back of the product.
Its not always as visible as in the Dell optiplex above. DellNumber Converter Service Tag serial : Express Svc Code: © Creativyst 2005 - 2010 This article is © Copyright, Creativyst, Inc. For example in some alienware laptop you have to press a button for it to show, on some desktop you have to pull the section that covers the front usb port and audio jacks. If the information isn't there, then that would at least narrow it down for you. Sometimes the sticker is not always there.
Having recently setup Spiceworks and run a scan of my system I am wondering why some servers have 'Service Tag' and others have 'Serial Number' in the same place on the info page. The idea and principles are the same With a simple command line display the serial number or service tag. I could not use the online service tag detector from Dell. You must know how Dell does the conversion in order to do this, and that's why you have found this page. Using only a command line or shell to obtain the system serial number or Dell service tag on Linux You may have the need to obtain a service tag or serial number of a Linux based computer system server or desktop.
I needed to get he service tag of a server. I have had to manually enter data including manufacturer into the servers that show 'Serial Number' so assume it is related to this, but how can I change Serial Number to Service Tag? Some servers gave up all their data freely. Now you are free to share your views on IndiaLots. Those wishing to obtain permission to distribute copies of this article or derivatives in any form should. Here are the couple of places to check for for the sticker with the service code.
The dell service tag is a 7 digit character code usual a mixture of letters and digits that is specific to you device. For technical support or service on your computer you will need your service tag. Hope this helps clarify further what David explained. They are helpful when getting support, but must be converted to numerical sequences called Express Service Codes when using Dell's automated phone help. The problem I often run into is reading the thing. Now suppose that you are unable to find this number on your laptop then at that time you can check it using command prompt. However, you may not copy, modify, or distribute this work or any part of it without first obtaining express written permission from Creativyst, Inc.
Devices were discovered by Spiceworks scan initially. I'd have to confirm that to be sure, though. Finding a dell service tag from the command line If you are familiar with the windows command line you can also use it to find the service tag. Depending on what you have the I. The service tag number is the one under serialnumber. The number is linked to your account and provides warranty information about your product.
If you want to use another account replace administrator with your account name. Windows: From a command prompt, type: wmic bios get serialnumber Linux Ubuntu and others : From a terminal, type: sudo dmidecode -s system-serial-number Comments are welcome, as always. If you want to use a user account other than administrator, replace 'administrator' with the account you wish to use. It was an older Dell server that no longer had the printed sticker on it. Lookup the System Configuration On the Dell website, you can lookup the system configuration based on the computer serial number. © Copyright 2005 - 2010, Creativyst, Inc. Dell's service tag numbers are alpha-numeric sequences used as serial numbers for the equipment they sell.
The methods above may also work on your powerdge 840 server or any server depending on the system and configuration. How to find dell service tag if sticker is missing? The dell service tags are all unique so you will need to give the technical folks the correct one. You said you made some manual changes - were the devices initially created by Spiceworks, or did you manually add them? But don't forget to replace remote-host with the machine name of your remote-host. If they are all within the same network and you have a shared network drive you can specify that path instead so you can have them all in the same place. Production and distribution of derivative products sans permission, such as displaying this content along with directly related content in a common browser view are expressly forbidden! This Service Tag can help to identify and check your computer for online support and drivers, services and is also used to reset passwords on Dell laptop. This form will convert Dell Service Tags alpha-numeric serial numbers to Express Service Codes and vice versa.