$MachineID

$MachineID

is a string that gives, if possible, a unique identification code for the computer on which the Wolfram System is being run.

Details

  • On many computers, $MachineID is the MathID string printed by the external program mathinfo.
  • $MachineID is used as part of the license activation process.

Examples

Basic Examples  (1)

Introduced in 1991
 (2.0)