A MAC address is a unique identifier for network adapters or network interface cards.

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Disabling/Enabling WLAN connection

Question: What is the terminal command behind right clicking on the wireless icon (Ubuntu 15.04) and then unchecking "Enable Wi-Fi" the box? Why am I asking it? macchanger just work for me when I ...
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Tool for filling the mac address slots in router?

i learnt a linux tool a couple of weeks ago that could send random mac address to the router, thus filling the cam table and after taking all the empty slots could cause a kind of denial of service, ...
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internet disconnects after cloning MAC in Ubuntu 14.10

Whenever I connect the LAN cable to my new laptop, there is connection, but the web is not accessible due to MAC mismatch (my old laptop's MAC is registered with my ISP). When I spoof the MAC address ...
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Old MAC Address on a MacBook Pro

My computer MAC Address has been registered in a specific wired LAN network. But yesterday, I had my laptop repaired and the motherboard was replaced. Therefore, it has a new MAC Address and it cannot ...
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Can not bypass MAC address filtering

I add a white list filter by mistake to my wifi modem router, so I want to change MAC address to that IP. I run this command: ifconfig wlan0 down ifconfig wlan0 hw ether xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx ifconfig ...
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How do I find the MAC Address of every networking of my notebook in win 8?

I tried getmac command in command prompt. What are those '3' devices of which the MAC Address is represented? I Also Tried this Command: ipconfig /all Now, What are these "5" Mac ...
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Knowing the MAC adress of a stolen laptop

Recently my HP 1000 laptop was stolen, is there any way to find its MAC address? I connected my laptop to a PTCL EVO (Pakistan) WiFi USB dongle, but in the device options there is nothing I could ...
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MAC addresses for virtual machines

As I understand it, MAC addresses are assigned to every physical device by the manufacturer. By extension, how are MAC addresses assigned to virtual machines - for example if I create a new virtual ...
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Is the Modem's MAC Address Public? [duplicate]

Just reading about tracking and security. So far from resources I gather that the MAC address of my machine is known to the router and when the router communicates with the modem the MAC address of ...
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getmac ERROR: Invalid class

When trying to run getmac from the Windows Command Prompt, I am getting ERROR: Invalid class. As a Windows utility, I'm not entirely sure why it's broken or how to go about fixing it. Can anyone ...
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Is there any way to change LAN MAC address on Wi-Fi router?

I have a Wi-Fi router which has WLAN MAC address and LAN MAC address. I can spoof WLAN MAC address easily, but can not spoof in the same way on LAN MAC address. How can I spoof the LAN MAC address?
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How to display the mac address of known host by ssh

I want to know the MAC address of a machine that I don't have access to at the moment. However, I have a known_hosts file from ssh with a valid entry, and given that I get warnings about changing MAC ...
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QEMU-KVM macvtap nic passthrough with which MAC address?

I want to give a host nic to a guest in macvtap/passthrough mode but, which MAC address I've to use for correct frames inter-transmission? The real address (of physical nic), or the virtual one? ...
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Prevent traffic to mac address using ebtables

I have an interface on a remote host: 2: eth0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,10000> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast qlen 1000 link/ether 00:05:68:02:68:dd brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff inet 192.168.3.1/24 ...
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Port restrictions and MACs

I have a question regarding connections within a university setting. In my room I have two network points. One for my pc and one for my voip phone. Each network port is restricted to one mac address, ...
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Why does internet get disconnected after I change mac in Kali Linux?

I have written this script to change my mac in Kali Linux: ifconfig eth0|grep HWaddr ifconfig eth0 down&&macchanger -r eth0&&ifconfig eth0 up ifconfig eth0|grep HWaddr The problem ...
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Virtualize MAC addresses on a single physical network interface

Background: I am working with an application that runs on a host machine that mainly identifies clients via MAC addresses (something that I would not like to change). I am attempting to simulate ...
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Windows 10 under VMWare 11 caches MAC address

I have VMWare Workstation 11 and network for VMs configured as NAT. DHCP configured manually so every VM has fixed hostname and IP address. I've installed Windows 10 TP to one of the VMs. Then I ...
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avoid sock puppet detection(creating two account) in a site

some sites block your account if they detect a sock puppeting (creating more than one account for one person). Somehow when you create an account**(A)** ,then reinstall your system and create an ...
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How to find IP address of a DNS server

I'm a CS student and currently taking a (basic) course in information security. I was given an assignment which required me to analyse a given .pcap file using Wireshark and obtain information on the ...
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How to find the MAC address of access point that working on a roaming system

I’m working in very big oil and gas company. We have many many access points in our offices, each access point broadcasts 3 SSID’s. The access points with roaming system. On the back of each access ...
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Send packet (frame) with different 'Sender's MAC'?

I was just studying the Network+ book where it explains the contents of a Frame using blocks to represent a set of bits. Moving onward, it states that the first 'block' is the Recipient's MAC address. ...
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How to bypass router access control?

For the past month, me and my father have been having a friendly war about the internet in my household. Basically, after 9:30 at night, he turns off my internet, by setting a schedule that stops a ...
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Can Amazon or eBay track and identify your PC or router MAC address? [closed]

I read on many blogs about Amazon seller department being able to see seller's MAC address. Is that true? I mean I understand that they can track you with your public IP address or browser ...
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NIC MAC address is different than it should be

I have cheap Tenda W150M router that is working as a WLAN card in Client+AP mode. The router MAC Address and WLAN BSSID are xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:68(those are listed in the router admin page). Now on my main ...
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Can I restrict access to the tplink wifi network to anyone except specified set of Mac addresses?

I have the router TP-Link N750 (TL-WDR4300). I'm familiar with the Mac addresses filtering but I need to restrict all user from joining the network not from Internet after joining the network, so ...
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How to change the mac address (permanently ) or identify a 3G USB dongle?

I've bought two 3G usb dongles and they both have the same mac address. After some research I've found this is a common issue so buying new ones may not fix the issue. I need to identity a specific ...
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Vendor or service of this particular MAC Address

I found weird activity reported by my software that suggested multiple login attempts. The software is installed on that person's computer. Don't worry the I am allowed to post the details up here ...
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Spoofing MAC Address - No Connectivity [closed]

I have a Windows Server VM, running on RHEL, whose MAC I have spoofed through Device Manager. The spoofed MAC address appears to have been set properly and is shown when I run 'getmac'. The VM ...
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nginx auth_basic for mac address verification

nginx auth_basic for mac address verification Is it done? Do you have examples? thnx location = / { satisfy any; deny all; auth_basic "Restricted"; ...
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Blacklisted MAC address for modem

I currently lease a router for High Speed Internet from Comcast. I have just purchased my own router online from Ebay to avoid monthly rental charge. The ebay-purchased router is the same make and ...
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WiFi Hotspot MAC Address [closed]

Say I have a network consisting of multiple computers where (1) access to the network itself is regulated based on the MAC address and (2) access to the internet is protected by a proxy. Say now I ...
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Are the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi MAC addresses assigned in the same address space?

Are the MAC addresses of Wi-Fi, Ethernet and Bluetooth devices assigned in the same address space? Or are MAC address unique irrespective of the physical layer? Is there a possibility of MAC address ...
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What does “Decloak: (Mac Address)” mean in Airodump-ng

I have Reaver 1.4 on Ubuntu 14.10 and a Realtek RTL8187SE B/G adapter, and I got a message saying: "Decloak: XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX (the X's would be letters and number of the MAC Address). What does this ...
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Does my router broadcast the original WAN MAC address when rebooting?

I have a cloned WAN MAC address to connect to my ISP, does anyone know if it broadcasts the original router WAN MAC address during the router reboot process?
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How to find the wireless MAC address (aka BSSID) of any wireless access point

I have aircrack-ng 1.2 beta 3 and I wanted to know how I can find the wireless MAC address (aka BSSID) of any wireless access point with aircrack-ng (or any other program). I am currently running ...
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If I want to spoof my wireless router's MAC address for privacy reasons, how should I pick one?

Like the title says: how do I decide which "random" MAC address to assign to a machine in order to hide the real one? Just entering a random one doesn't feel very... scientific. Thanks.
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Find MAC address of laptop of stolen laptop

Is there is any way to find MAC address of stolen laptop? I previously use my Facebook and email account on the machine. Can I extract my MAC address from email of Facebook account. Give me technical ...
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Where does the OS fetches the MAC address before encapsulating frames?

packet arrives from application->...Network->(IP encapsulation added here as per IP configuration)->goes down to Data Link Layer Here the Framing is Done and SourceMac and Dest Mac is added for LAN ...
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Why would someone spoof my MAC address?

well today I updated the version of DD-WRT on my router and started messing around with the WiFi visualizer and noticed that someone is spoofing my routers WLAN MAC address. I know it's trivial to do ...
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Can a website tell what device you're using? [duplicate]

If I were to visit a website on different occasions and from different IP addresses but from the same device, could a website potentially tell? If so, would deleting cookies prevent this?
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Cisco gear - finding mac address of a device based on Ip address?

Say, I have some devices connected to cisco routers. I want to be able to query an api or something using an IP address of one of the devices, and receive back it's mac address. Is this possible? ...
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Can I have two MAC addresses which only differ by the “local” bit?

I have two NICs on my PC. One is the built-in wired Ethernet controller, another one is the plugged-in USB-Ethernet gadget. For the latter, the MAC address is auto-generated by the Linux driver. I'd ...
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Why are Ethernet/MAC addresses needed?

I don't understand why Ethernet MAC addresses are needed. Can't all computers just be connected to the unified network and use IP addresses to communicate? For example, there is a following mechanism ...
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Defaultgateway do not detect MAC-addresses

Today I was experimenting a bit with the user interface of my cisco router that is the default gateway of my LAN-network. I have two computers and a couple of smartphones atached to it trought WIFI ...
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How do MAC addresses get burned into devices during manufacturing?

I'm interested in the steps necessary to manufacture an IP-capable device - say an Ethernet card. Manufacturing the hardware is pretty straight forward since all of the devices are exactly the same ...
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Program to monitor network usage and perform system functions accordingly

Is there a program out there that monitors network usage, and then can execute system network functions upon a specific network change. For instance, I would like to monitor the download amount, once ...
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Synology DS214se - Possible to find MAC addresses of connections?

I need some help to find the hardware addresses of earlier connected computers. Some detailed log file or something Can i do this somehow ?
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Multiple mac address connections from the same device

My internet speed dropped from aobut 90Mb/s to 0.5-2Mb/s. Only one computer seemed affected. So I was been looking through the device list on my Linkysys Smart Wi-Fi router and came across something ...
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Router and Switch MAC Address

There is a MAC address for each router and switch interface. But, is there a MAC address that represents the whole device?