[thelist] Attaining reliable MAC Address using javascript

Jeff Wilhelm - TheList thelist at summit7solutions.com
Thu Mar 15 14:57:32 CDT 2007

Correct, a proxy server, firewall or other similar device often masquerades
its own MAC address as it is actively managing the connection between the
nodes. This solution will not work as expected.


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[mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Erik Mattheis
Sent: Thursday, March 15, 2007 3:36 PM
To: 'Anthony Baratta'; thelist at lists.evolt.org
Subject: Re: [thelist] Attaining reliable MAC Address using javascript

For my own interest, is it not the case that a single MAC address can
represent all interfaces behind it as in the case of certain routers or a
shared wireless connection?

-----Original Message-----

> mac addresses are a way to uniquely identify a computer (not using ip
> addresses) that have been brought up in a recent meeting. 


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