Nope, no way to determine a MAC address through a browser.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Beidler" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "php list" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Wednesday, May 29, 2002 12:58 PM
Subject: [PHP] determining where the computer is that posts to a db

> I have a time billing application and I need to determine where people are
> logging in from to make sure they are signing in at work and not at home.
> Currently I'm logging the IP address and hostname but I don't think that's
> the totally sano way to do it. The work sites are using local ISP's that
> register dynamic IP addresses. If one of the workers has the same ISP I
> can't tell whether they are at home or work.
> Any ideas? Is there a var that could get the MAC address of the machine?
> Thanks,
> Tom
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