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# 1  
Old 06-06-2011
How to find HostID?

Dear All,

I am facing a simple problem . I have a x6270 server attached to a M6000 chasis. The server is fresh i:e O/S is not installed in it.

Now the customer is asking for the HostID of that server. I have tried every possible way but i am not able to find the HostID .I went through the ILOM and BIOS but didn't find the Host ID.

Please help me, if anybody have any idea.Thank you in advance.
# 2  
Old 06-06-2011
the hostid is a "random" process on x64 hardware... read on here:
SUN NVRAM/hostid FAQ
# 3  
Old 06-07-2011
Thanks for your reply....

This means that there is no perticular HostID for x-series servers. How to find the host id. Can the host id be generated after installing the O/S.

Please suggest
# 4  
Old 06-07-2011
the hostid IS generated during installation... use the "hostid" command to read it.
# 5  
Old 06-08-2011
Thanx....

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