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Get Dell Service Tag Number from a Dell Machine

Terminal - Get Dell Service Tag Number from a Dell Machine
sudo dmidecode | grep Serial\ Number | head -n1
2009-02-18 14:54:28
User: nlinux
Functions: grep head sudo
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Get Dell Service Tag Number from a Dell Machine

This will give you the Dell Service tag number associated with your machine. Incredibly useful when you need that number for tech support or downloads.

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You can also specify which DMI string you want with dmidecode (in this case the serial number):

sudo dmidecode -s system-serial-number

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Comment by hdilemma 326 weeks and 2 days ago

only newer versions (post 2005-10-03) of dmidecode allow one to use the -s switch

Comment by archlich 325 weeks and 4 days ago

You can use: wmic bios get serialnumber

to get the Dell Service Tag for your machine. See http://www.brightvisions.co.uk/IT-FAQ-s/Dell-Service-Tag-Command-Line.html for more details.

Comment by kleinbaas 312 weeks and 4 days ago

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