What is a MAC address?

A MAC address is a unique identification number associated with a network adapter. Devices with more than one network adapter may have a unique MAC address for each one.

MAC addresses are 48-bit numbers, represented by 12 hexadecimal digits (0-9, A-F), often separated by colons or dashes.

Examples of a single MAC address written using some of the different valid fomats:

No separators Colon separated Dash separated
00C0FFEECAFE 00:C0:FF:EE:CA:FE 00-C0-FF-EE-CA-FE

You may need to register your device in order to connect it to the network.

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Published date: 03/06/2017 11:51PM
Last updated: 03/07/2017 12:34AM (Tim Willey)
Author: Tim Willey
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