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From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd]
Date Tue, 10 Nov 2009 13:28:21 GMT
On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 8:19 AM, Stephen Love <> wrote:
> I have set up a routine in my server that logs all incoming IP addresses and
> parses for duplicates in the same list. HOWEVER...a person posting almost
> NEVER has the same address. I believe I am not using the actual IP Address
> at all. What I WANT is the actual SERIAL NUMBER (If you could call it that!)
> of the HARDWARE (Network Adapter) actually sending the message, or its REPLY
> TO address... the address it is COMMUNICATING FROMĀ in order to actually send
> the message. I am SURE if it is to establish a 2-way link to send and
> confirmĀ  the message, the receiving end HAS that info, buried deep within
> what it receives. HOW can I get that, so that the route steps inbetween do
> not matter?

You don't have access to their MAC address or any other universal
identifier, no matter how much you use the shift key.

Eric Covener

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