Date: FEB 2010
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OS Version: Linux/UNIX
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How to determine the Linux or UNIX Versions and Distributions via CLI.
This is intended for gathering proper OS version info from Netvault Backup customers. This info can then be cross referenced to the current supported OS Platform matrix. It can then be determined if the customer is running a OS that is supported, tested and qualified with Netvault.
These following commands can help determine distribution versions.
This should work on most of the distros;
The next two are know to work on SUSE, CentOS and RH. May work with others!
Specific OS version commands are as follows;
cat /etc/redhat-release, cat /etc/redhat_version
cat /etc/debian_release, cat /etc/debian_version,
Kernel information can be found by using the "uname" command with -a, or -r.
Other "uname" string variations can be used dependent upon what you are looking for. See; man uname.
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