[nsp] Processor board ID as id vs theft?

Jared Mauch jared at puck.nether.net
Mon Feb 2 19:36:44 EST 2004

On Mon, Feb 02, 2004 at 03:44:50PM -0800, Dan Hollis wrote:
> Is the processor board ID reported in 'sh ver' on 36xx routers a good ID 
> for stolen routers? Eg are they guaranteed to be unique? Since other 
> serial numbers (stickers, paint, etc) on the router can be scratched 
> off/replaced.

	I don't know about the 36xx, but I know this can be changed
on other platforms with some cli commands.

	I don't believe this information is widespread so it should work in
99% of the cases.

	- jared

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