Get Information About Your Linux Server BIOS/Hardware with dmidecode

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You can use get BIOS and hardware information with dmidecode command on Linux. No need to open your server or reboot the box. The dmidecode is a command line utility to parses the BIOS memory and prints information about all structures. You can find out more information about your hardware such as:

IPMI Device

Type of memory and speed

Chassis Information

Temperature Probe

Cooling Device

Electrical Current Probe

Processor and Memory Information

Serial numbers

BIOS version

PCI / PCIe Slots and Speed

Much moreā€¦