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Report system hardware and software configuration. More information:

  • Display a report with specific details level (mini [no personal information], basic or full):

system_profiler -detailLevel {{level}}

  • Display a full system profiler report which can be opened by System

system_profiler -xml > MyReport.spx

  • Display a hardware overview (Model, CPU, Memory, Serial, etc) and software data (System, Kernel, Name, Uptime, etc):

system_profiler SPHardwareDataType SPSoftwareDataType

  • Print the system serial number:

system_profiler SPHardwareDataType|grep "Serial Number (system)" | awk '{ print $4 }'