000036730 - Determining if the RSA Authentication Manager 8.x install platform is hardware or virtual

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Article Number000036730
Applies ToRSA Product Set: SecurID
RSA Product/Service Type: RSA Authentication Manager
RSA Version/Condition: 8.x
IssueThis article outlines how to identify the RSA Authentication-Manager 8.x application install platform.
  1. Launch an SSH client, such as PuTTy.
  2. Login to the primary Authentication Manager server as rsaadmin and enter the operating system password.

Note that during Quick Setup another user name may have been selected. Use that user name to login.

login as: rsaadmin
Using keyboard-interactive authentication.
Password:<enter operating system password>
Last login: Mon Sep 17 13:11:19 2018 from jumphost.vcloud.local
RSA Authentication Manager Installation Directory: /opt/rsa/am

  1. Issue the following command on the RSA Authentication Manager primary or replica instance(s) where the platform needs to be identified:

rsaadmin@am82p:~> cat /opt/rsa/am/etc/platform

  1. If the platform is an RSA SecurID hardware appliance, the following output is provided:

rsaadmin@am82p:~> cat /opt/rsa/am/etc/platform

  1. If the server is a virtual appliance,  the following output is provided:

rsaadmin@am82p:~> cat /opt/rsa/am/etc/platform
NotesTo determine the exact hardware model information refer to 000036316 - How to determine the RSA Authentication Manager 8.x hardware platform.