[CLUG-chat] Website Visitor Authentication that can't be given toothers

Dewaldt van Wyk dewaldt at ionicdata.com
Fri Jun 17 15:11:49 SAST 2005

Charles Oertel wrote:

> This is kewl - I was limiting myself to thinking that only the client 
> IP address is available to the server (which you cannot easily use 
> 'cos of DHCP and firewalls and proxies etc).  Are you saying hostnames 
> and MAC addresses are readable by the server?

Charles, as Chris just pointed out, the server might not be able to read 
mac addies. Anybody know how one could obtain someone's mac address from 
the server? Apache can  be set to read plain hostnames but I am sure you 
are aware of that.

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