Need to get SN off equipment i cant get to.

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Apr 30th, 2007
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Hey Guys,

First time on netpro. Looks great. I have vg248, 7845 MCS, ipvc3540 to identify which serial #'s are where? I dont have pyshcal access to the equipment. is there a way to get the serial number on the above mentioned devices.

much appreciation. I am going to try and answer as much as i can to help out also.


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gogasca Tue, 05/01/2007 - 09:36
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For VG248

Telnet into it:

Main Menu| Display | System status

For MCS7845...

"Cisco MCS images except for the Unity image in the HP diagnostics and configuration record utilities should be preinstalled. On reasonably recent versions, they're accessible right from the Start menu. Go to the Start menu, to HP Information Center, then to Diagnostics for Windows to start the diagnostics utility. In the utility, go to the Categories menu, to Asset Control, and at the bottom of the screen select the 'More' option. This will show the system serial number."

This was from an old jason post

Not sure for the IPVC

thisisshanky Tue, 05/01/2007 - 09:44
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If this is CM 5.x running on a MCS server, you can get the serial no. through Cisco Platform administration menu.

Patrickboyerwkh Tue, 05/01/2007 - 10:49
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We actually found the sn in the VG248. however it doesnt match the sticker on the chassis.

the hp information center craps out on all my servers "the page cannot be displayed."

I am having grunts at the remote sights collect this inforamtion for me. Thanks guys.

Patrickboyerwkh Thu, 05/03/2007 - 07:32
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I must have a different verizon of the insight manager because my sn is displayed on the top webpage.

Thanks jphillips.

Patrickboyerwkh Thu, 05/03/2007 - 09:50
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THIS WILL CAUSE RESOURCE ISSUES. do during non business hours trust me on this.


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