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    Jimmy
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    Hi,
    I'm seeking a pretty unique environment variable.(Like a hardware address)
    It should be used to make sure that a user is only logging on from a specific computer.
    I have login and password additionally saved into a cookie so it is ok if the variable isn't really/very unique. I would just like to use it as an additional security feature.

    I can't use the IP address because some users might have a permanent internet connection. Anyone has an idea? Is it possible to get an irq list or the graphic cards ID from the client?
    Thanks for any help,
    Jimmy
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    Darguz
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    Intel tried implementing something like this with the Pentium III chip, and raised a mighty stink from privacy advocates. It's unlikely you'll see anything like this. Think about it -- it would make it possible to track where people go on the Internet.

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    Alan Little
    Holotech Web Design
    www.holotech.net/

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    Jimmy
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    " it is ok if the variable isn't really/very unique"
    Sorry if you didn't understood me right. I would just like to add such a thing as an additional security feature. I don't expect that everyone uses the the same graphic card. So getting an ID of it would do it. I do not build my security system on this so it doesn't really hurt if people are using the same graphic cards. I don't want to fix on graphic cards. Its just an example.

    Jimmy.

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