owner id in .sugar/default/

Ivan Krstić krstic at solarsail.hcs.harvard.edu
Sat May 19 02:57:54 EDT 2007

Holger Levsen wrote:
> I can get it back by just asking the server and telling the server 
> the machines UUID?


> Is(nt) the UUID the laptops hostname and thus public? 

No. The UUID is not the MAC address; it's a random identifier written to
the SPI flash during the manufacture tagging process. You cannot obtain
it from userspace unless you're a privileged application, and it's never
sent over the wire unencrypted.

Ivan Krstić <krstic at solarsail.hcs.harvard.edu> | GPG: 0x147C722D

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