Manual Chapter : About Machine Info

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BIG-IP APM

  • 15.0.0
Manual Chapter

About Machine Info

The Machine Info action retrieves MAC addresses for network adapters on Mac, Linux, and Windows clients. It retrieves additional information on Windows clients
After retrieving the information, the Machine Info action creates session variables and stores the values in them. Session variables can be used in Tcl expressions and are also available for configuring an expression using the expression builder pull-down menu item
Machine Info
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In a session variable value, any special characters are represented by ASCII characters. For example, a space character is represented by the value %20. Leading and trailing white space characters are removed.
The Machine Info action collects the following information and creates the following session variables.
Information
Session variable name
CPU Name
session.machine_info.cpu.name
CPU Vendor ID
session.machine_info.cpu.vendor
CPU Description
session.machine_info.cpu.description
CPU maximum clock
session.machine_info.cpu.max_clock
Motherboard manufacturer
session.machine_info.motherboard.manufacturer
Motherboard serial number
session.machine_info.motherboard.sn
Motherboard product
session.machine_info.motherboard.product
BIOS manufacturer
session.machine_info.bios.manufacturer
BIOS serial number
session.machine_info.bios.sn
BIOS version
session.machine_info.bios.version
Number of network adapters
session.machine_info.net_adapter.count
First network adapter name
session.machine_info.net_adapter.list.0.name
Second network adapter name
session.machine_info.net_adapter.list.1.name
First network adapter MAC address (Collected from Linux, Mac, and Windows clients)
session.machine_info.net_adapter.list.0.mac_address
Second network adapter MAC address (Collected from Linux, Mac, and Windows clients)
session.machine_info.net_adapter.list.1.mac_address
Number of hard drives
session.machine_info.hdd.count
First hard drive model number
session.machine_info.hdd.list.0.model
Second hard drive model number
session.machine_info.hdd.list.1.model
First hard drive serial number
session.machine_info.hdd.list.0.sn
Second hard drive serial number
session.machine_info.hdd.list.1.sn