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Old 1st December 2010, 19:51
deborahdmathise deborahdmathise is offline
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For those who do not know what the MAC address is the address that is burned, that every piece of network equipment, it is unique. No two pieces of equipment should be the same MAC address. There are many reasons someone might want to change the MAC address of network card or wireless card. Maybe they are trying to take someone's wireless network connection is allowed only in certain MAC addresses.
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Old 22nd February 2011, 07:55
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I rather prefer macchanger !!
Use 'yum install macchanger '
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Old 10th October 2011, 10:04
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a simple answare is ..

Open file for eth0 using vi, type:
vi /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0

Add the following line:

HWADDR=<MAC address of the network interface>

sample config file:

# Intel Corporation 80003ES2LAN Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Copper)
DEVICE=eth0
BOOTPROTO=static
DHCPCLASS=
HWADDR=00:19:B1:2A:BA:B8
IPADDR=00.00.00.00
NETMASK=255.255.255.0
ONBOOT=yes

You can change your mac address as you want..
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Old 22nd January 2013, 07:24
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How do I change my MAC address?
Although physical MAC (Media Access Control) addresses are permanent by design, several mechanisms allow modification, or "spoofing", of the MAC address that is reported by the operating system. This can be useful for privacy reasons, for instance when connecting to a Wi-Fi hotspot, or to ensure interoperability. Some internet service providers bind their service to a specific MAC address; if the user then changes their network card or intends to install a router, the service won't work anymore. Changing the MAC address of the new interface will solve the problem. Similarly, some software licenses are bound to a specific MAC address. Changing the MAC address in this way is not permanent: after a reboot, it will revert to the MAC address physically stored in the card. A MAC address is 48 bits in length.
As a MAC address can be changed, it can be unwise to rely on this as a single method of authentication. IEEE 802.1x is an emerging standard better suited to authenticating devices at a low level.
Mac OS X
Under Mac OS X, the MAC address can be altered in a fashion similar to the Linux and FreeBSD methods:
sudo ifconfig en0 lladdr 00:01:02:03:04:05
or
sudo ifconfig en0 ether 00:01:02:03:04:05
This must be done as the superuser and only works for the computer's ethernet card. Instructions on spoofing AirPort Extreme (2.0) cards are available here. There are not, as of yet, any known ways to spoof original AirPort (1.0) cards.
The AirPort Extreme MAC address can also be changed easily with SpoofMac.
Windows
Under Windows XP, the MAC address can be changed in the Ethernet adapter's Properties menu, in the Advanced tab, as "MAC Address", "Locally Administered Address", "Ethernet Address" or "Network Address". The exact name depends on the Ethernet driver used; not all drivers support changing the MAC address in this way.
However, a better solution - requiring Administrative User Rights - is to pass over the System Registry Keys under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Contro l\Class\{4D36E972-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}. Here settings for each network interface can be found. The contents of the string value called 'NetworkAddress' will be used to set the MAC address of the adapter when next it is enabled. Resetting the adapter can be accomplished in script with the freely available command line utility devcon from Microsoft, or from the adapters context menu in the Network Connections control panel applet.
There is a nice tool to change the MAC address for all cards (even those that can't be changed through the adapter's Properties menu): SMAC MAC Address Changer
Note: to check your MAC address easily on a Windows XP box, go to Run, type CMD, then type "ipconfig /all" without quotation in the command prompt. The number under physical address is the MAC address. If multiple IP are displayed, you should look under the label "Ethernet adapter x", where x is the name of your connection (which is Local Area Connection by default).
Router
The method to change the MAC address of a router varies with the router. Not all routers have the ability to change their MAC address. The feature is often referred to as "clone MAC address". This take the MAC address of one of the machine on your network and replaces the router's existing MAC address with it. Some support the option to manually enter the MAC address.
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Old 25th March 2014, 06:02
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Originally Posted by fedrorpet View Post
Hello every one
i just wanna know if someone know how we can change MAC Adress
or if anyone have tutoriel that explain how
Thank you

You can't permanently change it without replacing the NIC. However, it can be temporarily changed via ifconfig. You could write a script that will change it on boot, but that's a workaround, not a permanent solution.
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