A MAC address is the physical address of a network card. MAC stands for “Media Access Control”. Students or guests (with a UT guest account) can register MAC addresses at the Selfservice Registration Portal for Network Devices to access the wired UT network.
Before you start
- This manual is written for Windows, MacOS and Linux.
- This manual uses a consistent style of writing: references to text and buttons on screens are printed in italics, information that you have to enter yourself is printed in bold.
determine the MAC address
- Click on the Start button, type cmd and press Enter.
- Type in ipconfig /all and press Enter. Your network configurations will display.
- Scroll down to the Ethernet network adapter and look for the values next to Physical Address, which is your MAC address.
- Open System Preferences.
- Select Network.
- In the left-hand pane, select Ethernet.
- Click Advanced in the lower right corner.
- Choose the Hardware tab, under which you will see the MAC address of your ethernet card.
- Open a new terminal with root privileges or run it as a superuser using sudo.
- Type ifconfig and press Enter.
- The MAC address is now being displayed at the HWaddr, ether or lladdr line.