Changing the MAC address on a LAN adapter
cswiger at mac.com
Mon Jan 24 19:45:39 UTC 2011
On Jan 24, 2011, at 10:44 AM, Fred wrote:
> Ethernet MAC addresses are assigned by the manufacturer of the equipment. Each unit gets a unique address which generally can't be changed and shouldn't be changed. The manufacturer buys a block of addresses from the IEEE.
Yes, although folks can set the locally administered bit in the 6-byte MAC address instead of using globally administered addresses & vendor-assigned blocks from IEEE OUI...
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