How to rename a IGEL OS device based on Serial Number?

Hello everyone, I have a question for OS 11 settings. I have been searching for a way to change a devices name to its Serial number when its adopted to the UMS. Currently, it chooses its mac address. I can rename it manually but wanted to automate this before we adopted our full environment. Any help or direction would be appreciated.

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Here is note on options to rename:

Hello Ryan,

on Serialnumber as hostname, a idea to follow is listed in this thread 🙂

or add a Template key wirth Serialnumber, in the field Terminal name:


There should hopefully be a better solution for this “soon” 😉

Try to run this command on a local terminal to confirm that shows the real serial number:

cat /sys/devices/virtual/dmi/id/product_serial

If, yes, I hope than anyone know how to use it for renaming devices.

Other option is import devices typing serial:

with short format:

but you need to know their MAC address, too. You can do it after registration and export MACs to a file to do it quicker.

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