How do I find out what the model number of a WIC is with an IOS command? In show interface all I get is 'Hardware is Fast Ethernet', I don't see anything under 'show hardware' either...


Another command that may work is show diag. It will tell you the type of WIC, but I don't think it started showing the actual WIC part numbers until IOS 12.2.

router# show inventory [raw]

should also give the parts installed in a router.


Try the following after entering privileged (enabled) mode:

show controllers

This should tell you more about the hardware then you would ever care to know :)

  • +1 for seeming like what I want, but I don't see a model number... This is some sort of HWIC switching module I think, just not sure which one ... – Kyle Brandt Oct 6 '09 at 15:48

Don't know what hardware you're on, but have you tried "show modules"?

  • Command doesn't exist for my 3825 – Kyle Brandt Oct 6 '09 at 17:22

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