[sf-perl] hostid in mac os x?

Jim Oser oserj at OserConsulting.com
Sun Dec 31 17:20:50 PST 2006


> MAC OS X                   Open the Apple System Profiler application
>                            in /Applications/Utilities. Look in the  
> Network
>                            overview of the System Profile to find your
>                            Mac's Ethernet Address. For example,  
> 8.0.2b.e6.87.59
>                            You can also use the command netstat -I en0

Also could do

  ifconfig en0

This returns the Mac address of the first ethernet port.

Jim Oser
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On Dec 29, 2006, at 3:25 PM, Dan Sully wrote:

> * David Alban shaped the electrons to say...
>> I don't want to write a C wrapper for sysctl(3), 'cause I want to do
>> this with "core perl", or failing that, with a perl system()
>> invocation to some command that is "core os x".  This is for use in
>> something I'd like to be "portable" and I'd rather not require other
>> users install anything.
> You can get the system serial number via:
> /usr/sbin/system_profiler SPHardwareDataType
> -D
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