Method to remotely query SMBIOS in support of Deployment software
Original Publication Date: 2003-Sep-08
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Sep-08
Prior to deploying an operating system to a computer system, it is necessary to have details about the hardware configuration of the system. In the Intel server space, this information is collected by BIOS and aggregated in SMBIOS tables. This disclosure describes a process for providing this information to remote deployment software.