How to recognize the hardware platform you are running on.

It is sometimes required especially when managing many servers to recognize the hardware setup you are running on especially if you have a zoo of different animals. 

Great tool for getting detailed hardware report including bios versions and memory / processor info :



While the output varies slightly across distros and sometimes you need to install it e.g.

 yum -y install dmidecode

It is a great tool for understanding the underlying system and to know if you’re on a VM or not.


nJoy 😉

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