How to obtain the service tag of a server which does not have Clearwell installed.

Article:TECH194743  |  Created: 2012-08-10  |  Updated: 2014-01-03  |  Article URL
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Sometimes, users will need to obtain a service tag (particularly prevalent on machines where customers install their own hardware).


There are a number of methods to obtain the service tag,


Method one:  Run the following command line on the server.  Execution of this command will require administrative privileges on the server.

 c:\windows>wmic csproduct get identifyingnumber


Method Two: Physical Device

    Navigate to:
        This will explain and walkthrough a video of how to locate the service tag
    Note: The service tag label will usually be found on the back panel of the case.


Method Three: Service Tag detection via Dell site

    Navigate to:
    Read the Terms - this may involve downloading a a system detection
    Click Yes, I agree - Follow the prompts
    You will be presented with Service Tag and Matching information

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