HOW TO: Get the ChassisType of a client computer
  • KB ID: KB-01012
  • Created: 06/28/2017 7:57 AM
  • Updated: 06/28/2017 8:18 AM
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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.

More Information

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:

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

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

Instructions

Command Line:

c:\>wmic systemenclosure Get Manufacturer, Model, SerialNumber, ChassisTypes

PowerShell:

Get-WmiObject win32_systemenclosure | select Manufacturer, Model, SerialNumber, ChassisTypes

 

Products

C7, LCM6

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