Collecting detailed hardware and software information from a server


The following utility collects detailed hardware and software information from a Linux or Windows computer.
To generate the information, the utility is executed on a server running a supported level of Linux or Windows.

Steps:

  1. Download the appropriate version of the utility here or the following list
  2. Open a command line shell on the server with root or admin permission
  3. Unzip the files to a directory on the server such as /tmp/servinfo
  4. Ensure the utility has execute permission – chmod +x ibm_utl_dsa_dsyte1d-9.61_portable_rhel6_x86-64.bin
  5. Execute the utility – ./ibm_utl_dsa_dsyte1d-9.61_portable_rhel6_x86-64.bin -b
  6. The output will be located in directory within /var/log/IBM_Support/
  7. zip or tar the directory and provide