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Register MAC Address

Register your MAC address here.

Please fill out the following form so that your laptop’s MAC Address can be added to the list of known computers. If your MAC address is not in the database you will not be able to connect to the department’s network. (Not yet implemented)

See the instructions below to find your computer’s MAC address.

Name (required)

Guest's Email Address (required)

Host (if you are a visitor)

Office

Operating System: (required)

MAC Address: (required)

 

How to obtain your computer’s MAC Address:

 

On Linux
  • Open up a terminal
  • Type: /sbin/ifconfig | grep eth0
  • The ‘HWaddr’ is the MAC address
On Solaris and SunOS
  • Open up a terminal
  • Type: /sbin/ifconfig | grep ether
  • The number after ‘ether’ is the MAC address
  • Any single digit in the MAC address should have a 0 placed in front of it when submitting it with this form
On Windows 2000/XP
  • Click on the ‘Start’ menu
  • Click on ‘Run’
  • Type: command and click ‘OK’
  • In the command prompt type: ipconfig -all
  • The ‘Physical Address’ is the MAC address
On Windows 7/Vista
  • Click on the ‘Start’ menu
  • Click in the ‘Search programs and files’ textbox
  • Type: command and click on the ‘Command Prompt’ item from the search results
  • In the command prompt type: ipconfig -all
  • The ‘Physical Address’ of the Ethernet adapter is the MAC address
On Mac OS X
  • From the dock, select ‘System Preferences’
  • Select the ‘Network’ Pane
  • Select the ‘Ethernet” in left pane
  • Click on the ‘Advanced’ button
  • Click on the ‘Hardware’ tab and you will find the MAC Address
On a Mac, Pre-OS X
  • Click the Apple Menu
  • Click on ‘Control Panels’ to open your control panels folder.
  • Open the ‘TCP/IP’ control panel
  • Go to the Edit Menu
  • Click on User Mode
  • Change the mode to “Advanced” and click ‘OK’
  • Click on the “Info” button
  • The Hardware address is your MAC address