Implementing a reliable device identification method in ASP.NET

The Developer’s Guide to Tracking Users in ASP.NET: Obtaining Device or Machine-Fixed Unique IDs

Edwin Klesman
7 min readApr 21, 2023
In this article, you will learn about three methods — alongside with the necessary code — for obtaining a device or machine-fixed unique ID in an ASP.NET web application and discuss which method is the easiest to spoof, and most trustworthy. #dotnet #csharp #aspdotnet #microsoft

In some cases, it’s useful to have a way to uniquely identify a device or machine that is accessing your ASP.NET web application. This can be used for various purposes, such as tracking user…

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Edwin Klesman

Senior dev @Detacom | cross-platform | mobile & web dev | Product Development | SaaS | go from app ideas to implementation | Owner www.eekayonline.com