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As of HDP 2.3 Sandbox, there is now a another way to determine the version of Sandbox being used. Previously, comparing md5 checksums was one way to compare versions of Sandboxes. Now, one can use the command

sandbox-version

Running the command in the terminal will output a result such as

[root@sandbox azure]# sandbox-version                                                                                                         
Sandbox information:                                                                                                                          
Created on: 27_10_2015_15_18_06 for vmware                                                                                                    
Hadoop stack version:  Hadoop 2.7.1.2.3.2.0-2950                                                                                              
Ambari Version: 2.1.2                                                                                                                         
Ambari Hash: 0ef0b7b62cf14eaaff3c5c3f416253f568f323f9                                                                                         
Ambari build:  Release : 377                                                                                                                  
OS Version:  CentOS release 6.7 (Final)  

This is useful when posting issues in the HDP forums regarding the Sandbox.

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If you have Ambari running in a browser, you can check the versions of all components of the stack and the HDP version. Also, the version is in the filename of the sandbox VM file.

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Without exact science, you can get the version of HDP running on the sandbox, checking the repo enabled on the sandbox:

```yum repolist | grep HDP```

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