How to Obtain the Dell/HP Server (May be other vendors) Service Tag in Debian
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"The Desktop Management Interface provides a
standardized description of a computer’s hardware, including
characteristics such as BIOS serial number and hardware connectors.
dmidecode provides a dump of the DMI data available from the BIOS.
It is used as a back-end tool by other hardware detection