query to find name of the OS, ip addr, mac addr etc

gene tani gene.tani at gmail.com
Wed Dec 14 05:39:28 CET 2005

muttu2244 at yahoo.com wrote:
> Hi all,
> 1) Am working on windows XP, and is there any way i can get the whole
> name as "windows   Xp" using python script?
>    i have tried with
>             "os.sys.platform" but it just gives me as "win32", but can
> i get the whole OS name as "windows Xp".
>   If this is not possible, atleast i have a exe file, which puts all
> the information about the system on the desktop, like os name, ip addr,
> mac addr, etc etc, is there a way where i can collect this information
> (from exe file to a text file )  with python script, so that atleast
> that way i ll get the full OS name.
> 2) How can i get the "ip address" of my system? using python script.
> 3) How can i get the "mac address" of the system? using python script.
> 4) And how can i get the my "computer name" ? using python script.
> Thanks in advance for having given a thought on my queries.
> regards
> yogi

win32 version, computer name: look in platform.system(), release,
win32_ver and uname

mac addr: if it's avail, it's in WMI:

import socket; s=socket.socket()

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