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From arrc...@cosmic.net.au
Subject Re: logging MAC address of the client machines
Date Fri, 22 Feb 2002 08:55:01 GMT
Ill get the address for you by monday.


On Fri, 22 Feb 2002, Owen Boyle wrote:

> arrchie@cosmic.net.au wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> > Theres a website which you can visit which is able to get your mac address
> > just by visiting their site..
> >
> > Surely its possible if they can do this?
>
> And where is this wonderful website? How would it get the MAC address of
> my home PC which I connect via a modem and doesn't even have a NIC?
>
> I suspect the only way you could do this would be with a Javascript or
> Java program which runs in the client and somehow extracts this from the
> system (though you'd need to be a real Java wizard to do that). The MAC
> address of the client is certainly not in the HTTP request.
>
> Rgds,
>
> Owen Boyle.
>
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