Unique Macintosh Identification

Richard Harrison harrison at all-auctions.com
Fri Feb 22 11:17:01 EST 2002

on 2/21/2002 3:20 PM, Ian Summerfield at iansummerfield at btconnect.com wrote:

> I don't know the answer but I do not that few things are unique in the Mac,
> the serial number hasn't been in ROM for long,  it's not in my B&W 450Mhz.
> So I would suggest you investigate getting the Ethernet address,  that is
> unique and Mac's have had Ethernet built in since the 1950's!
> -i-

Hi there,

The hardcoded Ethernet address of the system's ethernet card does sound
like the way to go.  Now does anyone have a good idea of how to retrieve
this information easily?  AppleScript perhaps?


Rick Harrison

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