Hello Fellow PI Geeks:
I am working through a troublesome issue with the PI MDB to Preparation Wizard with the greater objective of upgrading a server to PI Server 2012 SP1 (3.4.390.16 x64). In order to fix it we need to identify the server's Installation ID. I have determined one can look this up easily in PI SMT by going to [Operation]->[Licensing] and then under the <> element you look for <>. This is all well and good if you have recent versions of the server. A user will customarily see a long number here to match the Server # where a PI System Administrator can generate a corresponding .msf file at techsupport.osisoft.com. In this particular case I am seeing an Installation ID of "PI-ENT-SRV-2K-BA_SQC" so we are unable to connect the dots so to speak. There is no corresponding Server # on techsupport.osisoft.com matching this "old school" installation id.
Question: Is there an alternate method to look up the numeric installation id for this server? perhaps a piconfig command or something "old school"?