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Scan the network for one particular serrial no

Posted on 2007-03-18
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Hi,

Can we scan the network (Domain) for 1 particular service tag as we search for machine names.Manufacturer service tag.

Regards
Sharath
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by:johnb6767
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If you go to DOS, and run a systeminfo command, does t appear in the output?
Alternatively, try psinfo to run the command on a flat file of all the pc names, and output it to a file....Dont know if it picks up the sn though...

PsInfo v1.74
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/utilities/psinfo.mspx
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by:veedar
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Take a look at...  http://www.spiceworks.com

...it's easy to install and free. It will scan your network and capture service tags plus a lot more.  I also have a script that will grab the service tag off a single box but I expect spiceworks may be a better solution for you.
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by:bsharath
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johnb6767:

This does not pick the serial no

veedar:

Spice works is a good tool but no option to export
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by:veedar
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Here's a vbs script that will do it. Combine with psexec to run remotley....

on error resume next
strComputer = "."
Set objWMIservice = GetObject("winmgmts:\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")
set colitems = objWMIservice.ExecQuery("Select * from Win32_BIOS",,48)
For each objitem in colitems
    Wscript.echo "Dell Service Tag: " & objitem.serialnumber
Next


set colItems2 = objWMIService.ExecQuery("Select * from Win32_ComputerSystem",,48)
For Each objItem2 in colItems2
    Wscript.Echo "Dell Model  Name: " & objItem2.Model
Next
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by:bsharath
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veedar:

Combine with psexec to run remotley....

Sorry could not understand this part can you tell me how i need to run this command

THX
Sharath
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veedar earned 2000 total points
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1. Put the script I posted in a file call it stag.vbs
2. Copy stag,vbs to a remote pc under c:\
3. In a command window run... psexec \\remote-pc-name cmd /c  cscript.exe c:\\stag.vbs

Also it would seem you can export...from spiceworks web page...
"Create the custom reports you need with a simple interface. Publish them so others can stay in the loop. Export any report to PDF and Excel."
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by:bsharath
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veedar:

This is working fine.

Can we get all the serail no's of all machine names which are there in a txt file.

Regards
Sharath

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by:bsharath
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Any help Can we do this through group policy
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by:veedar
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In spiceworks you can export to excel but I do not think directly to text no.
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