Solved

opensource tool to check server hardware warranty status and linux license expiry

Posted on 2014-12-25
3
280 Views
Last Modified: 2015-02-05
Hello,

Please someone tell me a Open Source Tool, Which can find out the Linux OS license validity, Servers hardware serial numbers, warranty check and also the tool should send alert messages on OS license about to expire.

Thanks in advance
0
Comment
Question by:srsysdoc
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 61

Expert Comment

by:gheist
Comment Utility
Linux license does not expire
See: https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html
0
 
LVL 23

Accepted Solution

by:
savone earned 500 total points
Comment Utility
If you are using Red Hat your "subscription" does expire.  Also there are licensing terms for SUSE Enterprise and other Linux variants.

Unfortunately there is no such native tool for Red Hat or Suse.  You may be able to find an open source hardware inventory tool that does some of what you need.
0
 
LVL 61

Expert Comment

by:gheist
Comment Utility
But how that changes GPL licensed product? You do not get updates and feel very guilty about empty pocekts of redhat, you even weep along the way... But still GPL licence is perpetual.
0

Featured Post

Find Ransomware Secrets With All-Source Analysis

Ransomware has become a major concern for organizations; its prevalence has grown due to past successes achieved by threat actors. While each ransomware variant is different, we’ve seen some common tactics and trends used among the authors of the malware.

Join & Write a Comment

Hyper-convergence systems have taken the IT world by storm and have quickly started to change our point of view of how the data center should and could be architected. In this article, I’ll explain the benefits of employing a hyper-converged system …
Transparency shows that a company is the kind of business that it wants people to think it is.
Learn several ways to interact with files and get file information from the bash shell. ls lists the contents of a directory: Using the -a flag displays hidden files: Using the -l flag formats the output in a long list: The file command gives us mor…
Learn how to find files with the shell using the find and locate commands. Use locate to find a needle in a haystack.: With locate, check if the file still exists.: Use find to get the actual location of the file.:

763 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

11 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now