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getmac

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Get the MAC address of the current machine you are on.

This library will not run in web browsers / on the client-side / in webpack / in browserify / in angular / in react / in jQuery / in HTML. It will only run on Node.js environments, which the web browser is not.

Usage

Complete API Documentation.

CLI

Install globally npm install -g getmac, then run with getmac-node

API

Install locally npm install --save getmac, then use like so:

import getMAC, { isMAC } from 'getmac'

// Fetch the computer's MAC address
console.log(getMAC())

// Fetch the computer's MAC address for a specific interface
console.log(getMAC('eth0'))

// Validate that an address is a MAC address
if (isMAC('e4:ce:8f:5b:a7:fc')) {
    console.log('valid MAC')
} else {
    console.log('invalid MAC')
}

Advanced

If you want to do advanced filtering, use os.networkInterfaces() instead.

Install

npm

  • Install: npm install --save getmac
  • Import: import pkg from ('getmac')
  • Require: const pkg = require('getmac').default

Deno

import pkg from 'https://unpkg.com/getmac@^6.6.0/edition-deno/index.ts'

Editions

This package is published with the following editions:

  • getmac/source/index.ts is TypeScript source code with Import for modules
  • getmac aliases getmac/edition-es2022/index.js
  • getmac/edition-es2022/index.js is TypeScript compiled against ES2022 for Node.js 8 || 10 || 12 || 14 || 16 || 18 || 20 || 21 with Require for modules
  • getmac/edition-es2022-esm/index.js is TypeScript compiled against ES2022 for Node.js 12 || 14 || 16 || 18 || 20 || 21 with Import for modules
  • getmac/edition-types/index.d.ts is TypeScript compiled Types with Import for modules
  • getmac/edition-deno/index.ts is TypeScript source code made to be compatible with Deno

History

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Code

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npm i getmac

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Version

6.6.0

License

Artistic-2.0

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