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How to find whether Solaris installed on physical machine or on a VMware/KVM?

Hi All,
.
I am trying to find whether Solaris 11 installed on physical server or on VMware/KVM.


I tried uname -a but it's giving only whether i installed on X86 or sparc machine.


I tried prtdiag command but it's giving below information.


command : prtdiag -v |grep "System Configuration"

Output : System Configuration: QEMU Standard PC (i440FX + PIIX, 1996)

Is QEMU stands for Virtual machine ?

Can someone please let me know is there any direct command to check the info ?
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You could look for VM[wW]are in the output from /usr/X11/bin/scanpci as it should output something like [VMware SVGA II] PCI Display Adapter on a VMWare client.

Try:
Code:
if /usr/X11/bin/scanpci | grep -q "VM[wW]are"
then
     echo "System is running on VMWare"
else
     echo "Not VMWare"
fi

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Yes, QEMU is a virtual machine.
Code:
sys1=`prtdiag | awk -F: '$1=="System Configuration" {print $2} NR>5 {exit}'`
case $sys1 in
*QEMU*) echo "QEMU (KVM-based on a Linux host)";;
*VM[Ww]are*) echo "VMware (maybe ESX-based)";;
*) echo "$sys1";;
esac


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