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Re: Identifying a computer
From: Ranjeet Shetye <ranjeet.shetye2 () zultys com>
Date: Thu, 04 Dec 2003 16:57:41 -0800

On Wed, 2003-12-03 at 21:15, ~Kevin Davis³ wrote:
MACs aren't forever.  They can be changed in just about any OS.

~Kevin Davis³

What possibly could go wrong?
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ranjeet Shetye" <ranjeet.shetye2 () zultys com>
Stop thinking at the IP level and start thinking at the MAC level. Cos
the MAC address is the only thing that is attached to the machine. IPs
can come and go, but MACs are forever.


Quoting from my email, here's the para below the one you've quoted


This will block the mac address so that even if they try another IP, it
wont work. They'll have to change their physical NIC (or if they are
savvy, their might change their mac address temporarily
http://www.alobbs.com/macchanger - BEWARE: "macchanger eth0" will
increment eth0 mac address). But you are assured that they have to do
atleast as much work as you have to - and this should make them go away.

End of QUOTE


Ranjeet Shetye
Senior Software Engineer
Zultys Technologies
Ranjeet dot Shetye2 at Zultys dot com
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