Get DELL Warranty Information from support.dell.com

curl -sL http://www.dell.com/support/troubleshooting/us/en/555/Servicetag/$(dmidecode -s system-serial-number) | html2text -style pretty | awk -F\. '/with an end date of/ { print $1 "."}'
pretty much the same. I use awk rather than grep and perl. It looks like the URL has been updated. The service tag can also be retrieved via snmp - potential for a for loop over a list of servers. I might have a look into doing an example.
Sample Output
M6400       Next Business Day Warranty with an end date of 10/2/2012.

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By: mhollick
2013-07-30 14:46:12

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  • The dates in the output are Start Date, End Date, Days Remaining in warranty, respectively. This will only work if you are running it on a dell machine. You can substitute the dmidecode command with a service tag if you are not using a dell. Also, you have to either allow your user to run sudo dmidecode with no password or run this command as root. Show Sample Output


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    curl -Ls "http://support.dell.com/support/DPP/Index.aspx?c=us&cs=08W&l=en&s=biz&ServiceTag=$(dmidecode -s system-serial-number)"|egrep -i '>Your Warranty<|>Product Support for'|html2text -style pretty|egrep -v 'Request|View'|perl -pane 's/^(\s+|\})//g;'
    din7 · 2011-02-18 22:29:05 0

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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