About getting MAC address

Posted on 2003-03-04
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Last Modified: 2013-11-20
How can I get the MAC address from a remote machine
I mean the other machine is not located in my LAN
Question by:coolray
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>>I mean the other machine is not located in my LAN

No way. You cannot get an ethernet address of a machine that is not within your LAN. 'arp' is not routed over network borders.

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But I saw a software that did carry out this function

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if the remote machine is a windows machine and you have enough rights to access it, you could do this via WMI (windows management interface).

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I've got an example of this but without source code
See this: http://www.sjedu.net/LanHelper.asp

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