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How to find your Ethernet Address

How to find your Ethernet Address on a device

HOW TO FIND YOUR ETHERNET ADDRESS

 NOTE: Ethernet address, MAC address, physical address, hardware address, and Ethernet ID are all terms that reference the 12 digit alphanumeric code.

WINDOWS

  1. Click the Start button
  2. Type cmd, press Enter
  3. In the Command Prompt, type getmac /v 
    1. NOTE: There must be a space between "getmac" and "/v".
    2. NOTE: If getmac /v comes back as an unknown command, type: ipconfig /all
  4. Multiple addresses (MAC addresses) will be displayed in the following format, 00-00-00-00-00-00. Record both your mac address for your ethernet (local area conf) card and for your wireless card.
    1. NOTE: Do not register any Mac address labeled "virtual". Example: Wireless Virtual 00:00:00:00:00:00.
  5. Register both your MAC addresses at itweb.mst.edu/~netdb Indicates that you will be directed to an external site by clicking on the link.

    MAC

    1. Click System Preferences
    2. Click Network
    3. Check to make sure Location is set to "Automatic"
    4. Click Wi-Fi
    5. Click Advanced
    6. Click Hardware
    7. Note your wireless card 12-digit alphanumeric code of the form 00:00:00:00:00:00
    8. Click OK
    9. Click Ethernet
    10. Click Advanced
    11. Click Hardware
    12. Note your ethernet card 12-digit alphanumeric code of the form 00:00:00:00:00:00
    13. Click OK
    14. Register both your MAC addresses at itweb.mst.edu/~netdb Indicates that you will be directed to an external site by clicking on the link.

    IPHONE AND IPAD

    1. Select Settings
    2. Select General
    3. Select About
    4. Scroll down to the Wi-Fi Address, this is the MAC address in the form 00:00:00:00:00:00
    5. Register your MAC address itweb.mst.edu/~netdb Indicates that you will be directed to an external site by clicking on the link.

    ANDROID

    1. Select Settings
    2. Select Wireless and Network
    3. Select Wi-Fi Settings
    4. Select Advanced Settings
    5. The MAC Address is displayed in the form 00:00:00:00:00:00
    6. Register your MAC address itweb.mst.edu/~netdb Indicates that you will be directed to an external site by clicking on the link.

    WINDOWS MOBILE

    1. Click Settings
    2. Click About Phone
    3. Click More Info
    4. Scroll down to the MAC Address
    5. Register your MAC address itweb.mst.edu/~netdb Indicates that you will be directed to an external site by clicking on the link.

    KINDLE

    1. Select Menu
    2. Select Settings
    3. Scroll down to Device Info; the Wi-Fi MAC Address is displayed in the following format, 00-00-00-00-00-00
    4. Register your MAC address itweb.mst.edu/~netdb Indicates that you will be directed to an external site by clicking on the link.

    NOOK

    1. Select Settings
    2. Select Device Info
    3. Select About Your Nook
    4. Scroll to the MAC address
    5. Register your MAC address itweb.mst.edu/~netdb Indicates that you will be directed to an external site by clicking on the link.


    For assistance please contact the IT Help Desk by calling 573-341-4357 (HELP), visiting the IT Help Desk on the first floor of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library, or submitting a ticket online at: http://help.mst.edu




    Keywords:device registration, ethernet, address,   Doc ID:67442
    Owner:Connie G.Group:Missouri University of Science and Technology
    Created:2016-10-03 09:29 CSTUpdated:2017-07-27 11:35 CST
    Sites:Missouri University of Science and Technology
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