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Get(SystemNICAddress)

Returns the hardware addresses of all NIC (Network Interface Controller) cards connected to the computer.

Format 

Get ( SystemNICAddress )

Parameters 

None

Data type returned 

text

Originated in version 

7.0

Description 

Values in the list returned by this function are separated by carriage returns. The address consists of 6 bytes displayed in hexadecimal separated by colons.

Notes 

In FileMaker WebDirect, this function is not supported and returns an empty string.

In FileMaker Go, this function is not a reliable method for obtaining the address on an iOS or iPadOS device. To identify a device, use the Get(PersistentID) function instead. For more information, see the Knowledge Base.

Example 1 

Returns 00:07:34:4e:c2:0d, for example.

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