Monthly Archives: February 2012

Get Dell PC Service Tag through cmd shell

Sometimes the service tag sticker can’t be found on a PC. Instead of rebooting the machine and looking for the service tag of a Dell machine in the BIOS settings, run the following command: wmic bios get serialnumber The service tag will be printed to stdout Advertisements

The Linux P2V into Hyper-V Conundrum

Background: A linux server is running on a physical box (little Dell Zino HD box). It is used to cache content for a website (Eduss Cache Server). The 320GB hard drive has 5 partitions – 4 of the partitions being for home folders, swap, OS files (9GB) and the rest to store the cache for […]