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Archived - Xserve: How to find the serial number

Learn how to find the serial number of your Xserve computer.

This article has been archived and is no longer updated by Apple.

You can find your serial number in several places:

  • In Mac OS X
  • On the surface of the computer
  • On the original product packaging
  • On the original receipt (or invoice)
  • Online at My Support Profile (available in the U.S. and Canada)

In Mac OS X

On most computers with Mac OS X, you can find the serial number in the About This Mac window.

On the surface of the computer

You can find the serial number for an Xserve computer within the model's configuration label, which is located on the computer's back panel in a pull out tab (shown below).

Serial number on the surface of the computer

On the original product packaging

If you have the product's original packaging, there's a label on the original packaging box that lists the serial number, MAC addresses, and other info.

On the original receipt (or invoice)

Some retailers may include the serial number of your Xserve computer on the receipt.

Online at My Support Profile

If you used your Apple ID to register or purchase your Xserve computer, you may find the serial number listed in My Support Profile (available in the U.S. and Canada). Log in with your Apple ID and find your product in the "My Products" box on the main page:

Serial number in My Support Profile

Note: You may have more than one Apple ID and not realize it. For more information, visit My Apple ID and click "Find out."

Last Modified: Feb 20, 2012
  • Last Modified: Feb 20, 2012
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