This guide is intended to help you identify the processor model number on your x86 based server (Intel and AMD). The directions are different for each operating system (Windows, Linux and Solaris). Please, identify which operating system is installed on your server and then refer to the appropriate section below.
Select your Operating System
Windows Operating System
Step A.1 Open your ‘Start Menu’ and select the ‘Control Panel’.
Step A.2 In the ‘Control Panel’, open ‘System’
Step A.3 In ‘System’, locate the processor model number in the ‘Processor’ row
Linux Operating System
Step B.1 Open a ‘Console’ (i.e. right-click on the screen)
Step B.2 Type ‘cat /proc/cpuinfo’, hit enter
Step B.3 Locate the processor model number in the ‘model name’ row.
Solaris Operating System
Step C.1 Open a ‘Terminal’ (i.e. right-click on the screen)
Step C.2 Type ‘psrinfo -vp’, hit enter
Step C.3 Locate the processor model number in the ‘brand’ row
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