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client machine MAC id using javascript

pradeepjain
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Hi,
I tried to get the MAC ID of client machine using php which was impossible . So wanted to know if there is any way to find MAC ID of client machine using javascript ! Is there any way in both IE and firefox .
Sep 11 '09 #1
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Dormilich
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not that Iím aware of. besides, why should JS read the MAC address at all (any connectivity is provided by the browser)?
Sep 11 '09 #2

pradeepjain
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i am trying to lock the web application to some mac id's so i need MAC id's so thought i js could help me read the MAC id of client machine!

i went through some examples but all are for IE
http://www.daniweb.com/forums/thread212462.html
Sep 11 '09 #3

Dormilich
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@pradeepjain
thatís because ActiveX goes far deeper into the system than JS ever will.
Sep 11 '09 #4

rnd me
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you could probably get this info in java, i know it can determine local IP addresses...
Sep 18 '09 #5

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