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How to get the Ip and gateway and mac address of the machine the user is working.

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How to get the IP address/ MAC address and gateway of the machine.
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by:Pat-XP
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Hi searchsanjaysharma,

Open up a command prompt,
Start,
Run,
CMD

Type in, ipconfig /all

All the information will show up in the results.

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Regards,
Pat
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by:farzanj
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What machine?  Linux?  Using Java?

In Linux you can issue command
ifconfig
OR
ip a

This shows you the information you requested.

For Windows try
ipconfig
on DOS prompt
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How to get the IP address/ MAC address and gateway of the machine.
How would that help you? The ip address will be private (and therefore useless outside the lan). The mac address is also (normally) useless outside the lan. You can get the public facing ip of the gateway by doing

http://technojeeves.com/joomla/index.php/free/88-what-is-my-ip-java
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