NetScaler – Locate the Host ID

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KB ID 0001187 Dtd 19/05/16

Problem

To apply a license to your NetScaler you need the supply the Host ID to the licensing portal. A quick internet search yielded the commands, but the were not working?

Solution

Note: If this is a new installation, the username and password will both be set to nsroot.

Whatever I was reading, didn't tell me I needed to drop to shell mode!

shell
lmutil lmhostid

Locate Netscaler Host ID

As you can see this ones 0050569d5a96, (which I saw listed elsewhere are the appliances MAC address, however pinging the device yelled a different (similar) MAC address.

 

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Author: PeteLong

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