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Re: MAC address
From: MadHat <madhat () unspecific com>
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2004 12:27:02 -0600

On Feb 26, 2004, at 12:11 PM, testic wrote:
As far as I am aware MAC addresses are only, or at least predominantly, used in the ARP protocol, which is used in LAN situation. ARP packets will not be routed over the internet. Therefore I would say that finding the MAC address
of a remote host over the internet would be very difficult.

Of course, I may be wrong here :)

If it is a windows box and port 137 UDP is open (I know a lot of 'if's), you can get the MAC from the nbtstat packet.


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