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Collecting Hardware Inventory


Hardware inventory information can be derived from CLI commands, which can be either automated in from the Network Config Data Collection task or Scheduling Live Network Collection task, or collected through a third-party tool.

Importing CLI Output Commands

Hardware information can be imported from text files containing CLI output commands. The following is a partial list of currently supported CLI output commands:

Juniper Networks Junos OS

  • show version

  • show chassis hardware

Cisco IOS

  • show version

  • show hardware

  • show diag

  • show env all

  • show idprom backplane

Cisco XR

  • show version

  • show hardware

  • show diag

Cisco Catalyst

  • show module

Nortel Passport

  • show config

Alcatel SR

  • show mda


  • show version

Configs Collected by Rancid

  • Cisco IOS

  • Juniper Networks Junos OS

  • Tellabs