how to retrieve the physical address of the system using java
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Posted By:   sree_krishnan
Posted On:   Thursday, December 13, 2001 04:52 AM


i want to retrieve the physical address of a system(Ethernet address)using java.you can see this in command prompt( by applying >ipconfig/all command).I tried with all the methods in the InetAddress class methods.i didn't get it.is there any method available to get this physical
address?

Re: how to retrieve the physical address of the system using java

Posted By:   Christopher_Schultz  
Posted On:   Thursday, December 13, 2001 01:10 PM

This is probably not possibly given that IP is independent of Ethernet. The Java classes just give you the IP layer.



-chris
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