A Media Access Control address (MAC address) is a unique identifier assigned to network interfaces for communications on the physical network segment.

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Devices with MAC's manufacturer section “00:FF:01”?

While monitoring my office's network, I have seen a huge amount of traffic coming from devices whose MAC address manufacturer part (the three most significant octets) is 00:FF:01 I can't see the ...
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How can I get a report of all MAC addresses nearby? [duplicate]

I am trying to get an idea of how to get a list of all the MAC/IP's near my network. I've tried arp -a commands (What I found from some previous searching.) but those are not showing any of the ...
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Wireless Client missing from MAC table

I am currently having problems with Wireless Clients loosing network connectivity, though still displaying a connection to their Wireless Access Point. I have 4 Wireless APs, each a Cisco WAP321 ...
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How do I MAC filter with DHCP server

I want to Only allow certain MAC addresses to get a IP from my DHCP server, currently I use dnsmasq and I rather not change dhcp server but I'm open to other software aswell. However, I need to be ...
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Capture a packet at the MAC layer

I want to implement a security solution similar to MACsec that captures a packet in its entirety (including the MAC header) at an intermediate network node (e.g linux based switch), perform some ...
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How to discover the MAC address of machines in a network?

How do I discover the MAC address of machines in a network? I need to discover the machines that are available just with only BIOS installed (no operating system). And I need to find the MAC address ...
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Do some network administrators assign MAC addresses with an unassigned OUI?

I am in a situation where I have observed MAC addresses on a network that do not belong to any assigned OUI range, and this is causing some issues. I suspect the cause here is a heavy use of ...
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Network access sometimes lost, disabling port security temporary solves?

I have network based primarily on Edge-Core managed switched. Port security with max mac count = 1 is enabled, DHCP snoopping enabled. Some clients have troubles with accesing network, but when I ...
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Do cellular network adapters (3G/4G/LTE) have MAC addresses?

We are implementing SSH restrictions by restricting by MAC address in iptables. Without the MAC address restrictions, using an app like iSSH, it's easy to access my server on the go to check on it's ...
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how to generate a random MAC address from the Linux command line

How do I generate a random MAC address from the Linux command line? I search for a solution that only requires standard tools commonly found on the Linux command line. The MAC address will be used ...
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Does the IP -> Ethernet multicast address mapping ambiguity matter for IGMP snooping switches?

There are 2^28 possible IP multicast addresses, but only 2^23 possible Ethernet (MAC) multicast addresses (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc957928.aspx), which is why e.g. 224.1.1.1 gets ...
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How do I find out which physical port my ethersvi MAC address corresponds to on a Cisco switch?

I'm doing a layer2 network map (my first) and this is the first virtual mac I've encountered. From the mac address table of switch1, I have VLAN 1 6416.8d98.52c0 DYNAMIC Te0/1 and on the ...
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What range of MAC addresses can I safely use for my virtual machines?

I want to assign my virtual machines MAC addresses so that I can configure DHCP reservations for them so that they always get the same IP address regardless of which host hypervisor they are running ...
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Two Identical mac addresses on the same lan - Tracking one down?

So I've been playing around with nmap, and found a curious problem, two devices in the same subnet have the same mac address. I would like to track down the second mac, as the first one is the sonic ...
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Linux static dhcp ip for visitor access internet without requesting MAC address? [closed]

Currently, my company internet access for visitor are required to request MAC address from them if they want to access to internet. Can we do something like the Hotel wifi? they just access to the ...
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What's a good way to handle multiple devices with the same MAC address on one network?

The devices I'm working with come off the production line all set to the same MAC address. I can set each one to have their own static IP, and I'm wondering if there would be a way to connect them to ...
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STP/RSTP: what switch should do with MAC table on a port after changing STP role of this port?

I have two switches and two active links between them. Spanning Tree Protocol is enabled on both devices, and port roles are assigned correctly: there are two Designated/Forwarding ports on RootSwitch ...
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How to get a report of all mac addresses on another subnet?

We have an MPLS consisting of two branches: Location1 and Location2. I am using the Softperfect netscan to report all ip addresses and mac addresses of devices on Location1 where my workstation is ...
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Can RADIUS offer protection against spoofed MAC addresses accessing resources protected with MAC Authentication

When running RADIUS via WPA2 Enterprise and 802.1x, clients wishing to access the network must provide valid credentials. However, this does not stop malicious clients forging valid clients MAC ...
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Why does IPTraf show multiple MAC addresses for my interfaces?

Hopefully a simple question with a simple answer. I thought each NIC had a single MAC address. However, as can be seen from the IPTraf output below, I have multiple MAC addresses for both my eth0 and ...
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Cisco IOS router MAC or IP address filtering

I'm trying to filter a specific device from my network. Either MAC or IP address filtering would do the trick, but I have trouble finding the exact Cisco IOS commands to use. My router is a Cisco 870 ...
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Finding NAS devices on the LAN

Thanks to some lax record keeping by our (ex! :-) network manager I'm tasked with finding what QNAP and Synology NAS devices exist in our company. We have several hundred offices scattered across the ...
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Look up manufacturer based on Mac Address?

I want to incorporate into a piece of software the ability to look up a manufacturer based on a mac address. By googling "mac address lookup" and similar, I have noticed several websites that make ...
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How can I set up a transparent proxy using squid and squidguard which has time-based acl based on MAC addresses?

I have a linux based server and I want to control access to internet based on MAC addresses of devices. How can I do that?
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ARP responds with single MAC address on Linux server with multiple interfaces on the same network

Linux server has 2 active network interfaces: IF:eth1 IP:192.168.1.1/24 MAC:11:11:11:11:11:11 (1GbE) IF:eth2 IP:192.168.1.2/24 MAC:22:22:22:22:22:22 (10GbE) The idea is that the ...
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nmap and arp-scan inconsistent IP-MAC results

I seem to get variable and inconsistent results for the IP/MAC addresses from a particular machine, using nmap or arp-scan. The machine has 3 interfaces, and this is what it shows: $ uname -a Linux ...
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Strategy for forcing cam table updates from custom hardware

I have a system that consists of a control PC, two layers of switches, and 50 custom devices. The PC continuously streams a total of 5.8MB/sec (6000 ethernet frames/sec) to the devices. I have ...
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Can I run a single DHCP Server for all branches of an MPLS?

We have a two-location MPLS. I am told by the ISP that I can have a single DHCP server to service both branches. But I don't understand this. Consider this: Location1 (Host branch with the DHCP ...
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Network Switch Terminology (MAC address table) [closed]

When a switch has the ability to learn what MAC addresses each of its ports serves, then uses that to determine which port to send ethernet packets out, what is that feature called? Also, does every ...
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Ping server NETBIOS name returns wrong IP and “Destination host unreachable”

Problem server is Windows 2008 R2 VM running on VMWare ESXi 4 host. Single network adapter manually assigned single IP address (192.168.1.11). When I ping the server from any other network computer, ...
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Is recipient's MAC address necessary for TCP connections across the internet? [closed]

I want to estabilish TCP connection over the internet between 2 computers which are in different local networks (the local networks use wifi). I have looked for description of TCP protocol, ...
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Questions about bridging VLANs

If, across the same building, I have two physically separate networks to connect devices together via simple switches, my understanding is that I could save myself some hardware-complexity if I were ...
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How to use Calling-Station-Id on a per user basis in freeRADIUS?

I am trying to limit every user to a small set of Mac-IDs in RADIUS, by directly including the appropriate information in the users file. It would be acceptable even if every user was limited to one ...
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iptables arp compare and execute

EXAMPLE: iptables :internet - [0:0] -A internet -m mac --mac-source 48:5D:60:FC:29:B0 -j RETURN COMMIT [root@localhost:~ ] $ arp Address HWtype HWaddress Flags Mask ...
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Keepalived failover not working for Static NAT target behind Cisco ASA

I've got a Cisco ASA[0] with a pair of Linux boxes in the DMZ running Keepalived and HAproxy acting as a load-balancing failover pair for another pair of Windows servers, also in the DMZ. I'm ...
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Move IP from one server to another without disruption

I have an internal DNS server running on a VM. I've rebuilt the server from scratch in a new VM, and I want to cut over from the old to the new at some point. In order to do this, I'll need to take ...
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Second IP for VPS on VmWare ESXI?

I bought a VPS Server run on vmware ESXI and this server just had one IP; Now I decided to ask from the reseller to give me another IP; He says in order to do that he have to remove my account and ...
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Assign two static IP addresses to one mac address

Can Isc-dhcp-server give two static ip addresses to one mac address? I have several Genexis terminals in my network. Each terminal have two interfaces, one for public traffic and one for a management ...
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How to prevent MAC spoofing?

I want to define in my Cisco switch a whitelist of allowed MAC, but MAC spoofing could allow any host to connect. How can I prevent MAC spoofing?
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Host not showing in ARP even after broadcast

serverfault community. What I would like: to determine the current IP of a host (a networked camera to be specific) What I have: its MAC, its previously documented hostname and IP What I have ...
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virtualization and MAC addresses

I'm having trouble with some VMware VM problems. Short story, how can I deploy a Windows server 2008 R2 server image to a lab environment with snapshots without MAC issues. Long story, I have a 2008 ...
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How to detect on Linux that given MAC (HWaddr) is a virtual MAC and will change after rebooting?

Is it possible on Linux to detect automatically that given MAC (HWaddr in ifconfig output) is a virtual MAC and will change after rebooting. or alternatively is there a way to detect virtual network ...
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Assign MAC 64 in Debian

In /etc/network/interface I want to assign a 64-bit MAC address, but when I do, the MAC address just is a 48-bit random address. I'm using a Cubieboard with Debian 7.0, EMAC is on the hardware, so the ...
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Bridge (?) that is doubly-connected to a network [duplicate]

Note: I think my question has a poor title but I am not sure how to fix it, so please correct if you think of something better. In my office our phones are equipped with a "daisy-chain" port so that ...
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Two NIC card with same mac address

Yes its very strange but I have got two server having same H/W MAC address. The issue which I am facing is again very strange. 1st Server is normal windows server. 2nd Server is running KVM on ...
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Multiple NICs with IPs from same network at Linux host respond to a single MAC

CentOS host is armed with multiple NICs. All NICs are bound to the same subnetwork (let it be 10.0.0.0/24). Their IP configuration is provided with DHCP server (as reservations). While trying to get ...
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IP address from a MAC address

I'm writing a class to integrate a POS card reader device to our software. In order for it to work I must know what IP it's using. We were given some sample code by the service provider and the way ...
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Mac Address automatically changed [closed]

In a network many servers and workstations and cameras DVR are working together but any instant the MAC address of one server (ip-192.168.12.1) and DVR (ip 192.168.12.176) which have different MAC ...
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Gather mac addresses of domain computers, preferably from command line

In preparing to move to a domain and SCCM to manage machines in a new office I need to gather their MAC addresses. I could go from machine to machine, run ipconfig and gather the ip, but that would ...
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Why are eth0 and vmbr0 (bridge) having the same MAC addresses?

I configured my Debian (with KVM on board) as following: /etc/network/interfaces: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet manual auto vmbr0 iface vmbr0 inet static address ...