Build in an airport-connection ALARM into the router – when a computer is moved or closed (loses its IP), the alarm goes off.
Works via MAC-address recognition.
A background app running, (which stays open upon quit), and signing out with the right code dismantles the alarm for this computer.
Signing on to the router would be automatic – correct MAC-address connects the alarm
Computers unknown to the router get no alarms.
IDEAL for systems with always-on policy, eg. notebooks in a home, servers etc.
idea: Kenneth Krabat 28th of March 2010
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IF the computer crashes, the ALARM sounds, until the computer is back up. Or MAC is recognised.
That is annoying.
Maybe reporting activity via pings to a certain port, ie. to allow disconnect, when in active use.