How to get the ChassisType of a client computer for Columbus

How to get the ChassisType of a client computer for Columbus

Summary

Sometimes it happens that the hardware type in Spider Asset is not the expected one. As this is read from the BIOS/uEFI a good starting point is to determine the ChassisType of the client computer on the machine itself.

Synopsis

Sometimes it happens that the hardware type in Spider Asset is not the expected one. As this is read from the BIOS/uEFI a good starting point is to determine the ChassisType of the client computer on the machine itself for Columbus.


Discussion

There are several methods to get to this data. We will explain two of them.

As a result you will get a number which resolves as follows:

ByteValue Meaning
1Other
2Unknown
3Desktop
4Low Profile Desktop
5Pizza Box
6Mini Tower
7Tower
8Portable
9Laptop
10Notebook
11Hand Held
12Docking Station
13All in One
14Sub Notebook
15Space-saving
16Lunch Box
17Main Server Chassis
18Expansion Chassis
19SubChassis
20Bus Expansion Chassis
21Peripheral Chassis
22RAID Chassis
23Rack Mount Chassis
24Sealed-case PC
25Multi-system chassis
26Compact PCI
27Advanced TCA
28Blade
29Blade Enclosure
30Tablet
31Convertible
32Detachable
33ioT Gateway
34Embedded PC
35Mini PC
36Stick PC

Reference:
https://www.dmtf.org/sites/default/files/standards/documents/DSP0134_3.1.1.pdf


Additional Information

Products

C7, LCM6

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