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  .Mac - Membership Agreement and Acceptable Use Policy
.Mac may be used only for lawful and proper purposes.
.Mac has been designed for personal use and is not intended to be used to host e-commerce businesses for marketing, promotions and sales (including, without limitation, software distribution) over the Internet.
Apple will notify you via email to your Mac.com Email address, or an alternative email account, that your access to.Mac will be deactivated and that any Content residing in your account at the time of deactivation will be deleted.
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  MAC Address
The MAC address generally remains fixed and follows the network device, but the IP address changes as the network device moves from one network to another.
MAC addresses on the Macintosh are generally found on the TCP/IP Control Panel.
MAC addresses were designed to be fixed numbers that cannot be changed.
www.richland.edu /staff/dkirby/141macaddress.htm   (1052 words)

  
 MAC address - LQWiki
A MAC address (Media Access Control) is a physical address used to identify every network card or interface on a network uniquely.
This means that the MAC address is statically assigned by the manufacturer and cannot be changed by the user.
The MAC address number registration is handled by the IEEE and can be found on their website.
wiki.linuxquestions.org /wiki/MAC_address   (188 words)

  
 Foundations: What Are NIC, MAC and ARP? Security Basics | WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
A MAC address is a unique character string, and since it identifies a specific physical device -- one individual NIC -- the MAC address, by convention, never changes for the life of the NIC.
MAC addresses are not routable, either; in other words, Internet protocols will not accept a MAC address as a destination (for one thing, it's two bytes longer than an IP address).
Upon seeing that the IP address is local (on the same subnetwork), Redbeard knows he is capable of sending the file to its destination, if he learns the "real" (MAC) address associated with that IP address.
www.watchguard.com /infocenter/editorial/135250.asp   (1702 words)

  
 IP Address Management tools, DNS, MAC, IP Address resolver, Subnet Monitoring tools from ManageEngine OpUtils 4
Address monitoring tools are used to manage IP Address, MAC address and DNS name of a network.
MAC IP List - Provides a list of MAC Addresses and its corresponding IP Addresses and DNS names that are collected over a period.
MAC Address Scan – This tool scans a given range of IP Addresses and displays the MAC addresses for various devices available in the given range.
manageengine.adventnet.com /products/oputils/address-monitoring-tools.html   (615 words)

  
 CodeGuru: Three ways to get your MAC address.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
I found that people commented wondering how to get their MAC address, so I decided that it might be wise to follow up with an in depth discussion of the issue at hand.
The MAC is the layer that deals with full duplex or half duplex ethernet cards, 10/100 or gigabit ethernet speed transfers; it also the one dealing with point to point addressing.
An interesting way to discover what MAC addresses you know of other people on your network is to type ARP -a in a command prompt and you should get a listing that is similar to this.
www.codeguru.com /Cpp/I-N/network/networkinformation/article.php/c5451   (2463 words)

  
 Apple - Mac OS X - Address Book
Mac OS X Tiger Address Book 4 works seamlessly across the entire system, offering your contacts in a Dashboard widget, Spotlight-driven Smart Groups, iChat and iCal integration as well as automatic.Mac and Bluetooth-enabled device syncing.
Because Address Book is built on the industry standard vCard format for storing contact information, your friends can send you cards, or even beam them from their Palm to your PowerBook.
Click on an email address to send a message — if it happens to be a mac.com address, you can also open that person’s.Mac iDisk public folder or send an instant message via iChat.
www.apple.com /macosx/features/addressbook   (835 words)

  
 Mac OS Journal - August 2000
If the MAC address is for something attached to it, it lets the data through.
This is not a real IP address, which is to say that it isn't recognized out on the Internet (geek speak is that it is a non-routable address).
Let's say that your 675 was given an address of 204.147.80.5 by USWest (that happens to be one of their DNS servers and is used for purposes of illustration only).
www.macosjournal.com /issues/0008/shoptalk.shtml   (2150 words)

  
 Changing Your MAC Address In Window XP/Vista, Linux And Mac OS X (Sometimes known as MAC spoofing)
MAC stands for Media Access Control and in a sense the MAC address is a computer’s true name on a LAN.
So as to keep their burned in MAC address out of IDS and security logs, thus keeping deviant behavior from being connected to their hardware.
Changing your MAC address is one of those things that is much easier to do in Linux then under Windows.
www.irongeek.com /i.php?page=security/changemac   (1390 words)

  
 Information Management Systems & Services
The MAC address is the hardware address that uniquely identifies each network device on the Caltech network.
More Details about What A MAC Address Really Is In order for a device to connect to a network, the device needs to have a unique ID. This ID is similar to a street address for a house; there should be no two devices with the same address.
At Caltech, we use the MAC address to keep track of what device is using what IP address and who/what device is using the network.
www.imss.caltech.edu /cms.php?op=wiki&wiki_op=view&id=200   (588 words)

  
 Apple .Mac
Each Group is accessible to Mac and PC users, has its own customizable home page, its own email address, and a place to share files, event calendars, and discussions with each other.
Because anyone with a.Mac membership can log in to their email from any computer with an Internet connection (Mac or PC), Paul has been able to use Traci’s email account in a pinch to communicate with her when his work email is out of commission.
Scouring the UK and Europe for good eats and a classy peg to hang his chef’s hat, Jason used.Mac to keep in touch with friends, family, and business prospects — no matter where he happened to be from day to day.
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 Find MAC Address
A MAC address is a unique number assigned to a Network Interface Card (NIC), commonly called an ethernet card.
Don't confuse the MAC address with Apple or Macintosh computers, which are commonly referred to as "Macs." The name "MAC address" does not refer to Apple/Macintosh computers, but instead only to the physical address of your computer, regardless of whether it is a PC or a Macintosh.
Your MAC address may also be confused with an Internet Protocol (IP) address or an e-mail address.
www.tvcc.cc.or.us /ISS/Find-MAC-Address.cfm   (672 words)

  
 Using HSRP for Fault-Tolerant IP Routing
Instead, they are configured statically with the address of a single router, such as Router A. Until someone manually modifies the configuration of Pat's host to use the address of Router B instead of Router A, Pat cannot communicate with Marceau.
In Figure 9-2, the MAC address of the virtual router is 0000.0c07.ac01.
In Figure 9-2, instead of configuring the hosts on network 192.1.1.0 with the IP address of Router A, they are configured with the IP address of the virtual router as their default router.
www.cisco.com /univercd/cc/td/doc/cisintwk/ics/cs009.htm   (3299 words)

  
 MAC Address - Setup - Newcastle University
The MAC address is usually printed on the card itself, or comes with the documentation for the card.
The MAC address is a 12-digit hexadecimal number made up from the numbers 0 to 9 and letters A to F. It is usually split into 6 pairs of 2-digit numbers, separated by colons or dashes, e.g.
Here the MAC address is 08002003e74a, note that SunOS and Solaris miss off the leading zero on each pair of characters and that you have to be logged in as root to see the MAC address.
www.ncl.ac.uk /iss/netcomms/network/setup/mac.html   (572 words)

  
 Get a Clue: MAC Address
A MAC address (Media Access Control) is a unique address given to each network host (this includes computers, PLCs - prorammable logic controllers, routers, and wireless devices.
The first half of the address is assigned to the manufacturer.
The MAC address is at the second layer of the OSI network model, called the link layer.
www.networkclue.com /hardware/network/mac-address.php   (221 words)

  
 Network settings: mac address - XBMC Community Forum
you can't have same mac address, since then they can't communicate when they are on the same localnet(ie no router in between).
the only way to change the mac address is to use tools that allow you to change eeprom contents (which xbmc does not.) ask at www.xbox-scene.com.
find the mac address of the computer you currently have plugged into the port and clone this on the router.
www.xboxmediacenter.com /forum/showthread.php?t=10661   (671 words)

  
 [VBnet Network]  Netbios: Determine Local Adapter MAC Address
A MAC Address is a unique 48-bit number assigned to the network interface card (NIC) by the manufacturer.
MAC addresses (which are physical addresses) are used for mapping in TCP/IP network communication.
However, when one computer attempts to communicate with another computer using one of these three naming conventions, that name must ultimately be resolved to a hardware address, the MAC address.
vbnet.mvps.org /code/network/macaddress.htm   (1538 words)

  
 Cisco - How To Get MAC and IP Address Accounting Information Using SNMP
The MAC address accounting feature provides accounting information for IP traffic based on the source and destination MAC addresses on local area network (LAN) interfaces.
0.0.12.117.65.32 is the MAC address, that is, 0000.0c75.4120.
The MAC address is in decimal: 0.0.12.117.65.32 (which translates to 0000.0c75.4120 in hexadecimal).
www.cisco.com /warp/public/477/SNMP/mac_ip_snmp.shtml   (860 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Logical addresses require you to load special drivers and protocols in order to be able to configure your network card/computer with an IP Address, whereas a MAC address doesn't require any drivers whatsoever.
All machines on a network will listen for packets that have their MAC address in the destination field of the packet (they also listen for broadcasts and other stuff, but that's analysed in other sections).
It is very rare that a MAC address is represented in Binary format because it is simply tooooo long as we will see futher on.
www.firewall.cx /mac_addresses.php   (617 words)

  
 NIC MAC Address Change (Spoofing) for Windows VISTA, XP, 2003, 2000
After the driver confirms that there's a valid MAC address specified in the registry key, the driver then programs the MAC address to its hardware registers to override the burn-in MAC address.
SMAC is a Windows MAC Address Modifying tool, and is based on this research article.
MAC 2.0 Professional Edition can do step 9 and 10 with "1-click" and that really means 1 click, on the "Activate MAC" button.
www.klcconsulting.net /Change_MAC_w2k.htm   (2080 words)

  
 MAC address and EVEREST database - Lavalys Discussion Forum
hi, thx for your reply, what i mean with MAC Address are assume i have 2 or 3 adapter on my computer (2 NICs and 1 Wireless network card), will everest detect them?yes, i mean per adapter not just primary and display them on summary also.
EVEREST is supposed to detect MAC address per adapter for all adapters.
Do i have to connect all adapters to the network and get IP address so everest detect mac address or not?because i already test connect only one of them to the network but mac address for other adapters not detected eventhough other adapters in enable/active condition.
www.lavalys.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=979   (493 words)

  
 VMTN Discussion Forums: MAC address reset on reboot ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
By default a VM is assigned a new MAC address everytime it is powered on.
MAC addresses and UUIDs can be set statically through specific settings in the virtual machine configuration file or dynamically assigned by the VMware System upon poweroff / poweron.
If you want to guarantee that the same MAC address is assigned to a given virtual machine every time, or want to guarantee a unique MAC address for each virtual machine within a networked environment, you can assign it manually instead of allowing VMware to assign it automatically.
www.vmware.com /community/click.jspa?searchID=-1&messageID=193679   (958 words)

  
 MAC Address Changer for Windows XP/2003 - The Code Project - Free Tools
A Linuxian friend of mine suggested that I change the MAC ID - which is apparently a one-command operation on Linux based machines.
I googled around and found that changing the MAC under Windows involved changing certain registry values and resetting the network adapter.
Some network administrators might have forbidden the practice of changing MAC addresses, so you might want to check with your sys-admin before you use this program.
www.codeproject.com /tools/MacIdChanger.asp   (973 words)

  
 SMAC MAC Address Changer / Spoofer for Windows VISTA, XP, 2003, 2000
is the first Windows MAC Address Modifying Utility (since 2002), and it is developed base on the extensive research of KLC Consulting, Inc. SMAC is continuous updated with the latest trend in the networking and security, as well as valuable customers' wishes and feedbacks.
NOTE: Please be aware you cannot have one MAC address assigned to more than one network adapters on the same network, otherwise you might experience network problems.
You must assign MAC address according to the IANA Ethernet-number assignment database.
www.klcconsulting.net /smac   (1647 words)

  
 Finding MAC Address
A MAC address is a unique number assigned to a Network Interface Card by the manufacturer, not by Duke University.
A MAC address is made of 12 hexadecimal numbers; for example 080007A92BFC (each digit is a number from 0-9 or a letter from A-F).
At times, MAC addresses are separated by colons or dashes.
www.econ.duke.edu /~jstoltz/FindingMACAddress.htm   (398 words)

  
 Mac MakeUp - MAC Address spoofing tool
Mac MakeUp let’s you change the MAC address of any of the interfaces present on your Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista box.
Sometimes this is referred as MAC address spoofing.
Mac Makeup was tested on all Windows from 2000 to Vista Beta 2 CTP in Microsoft Virtual PC 2004, VMWare Workstation 5.5 and GSX Server 2.5.
www.gorlani.com /publicprj/macmakeup/macmakeup.asp   (2877 words)

  
 Finding Hardware Address for DHCP
A hardware address, or "MAC address", is a unique address encoded directly in the ethernet adapter of your computer.
For security reasons, the hardware address is used in a registration process to identify your system on the network.
If not, your Mac is running with classic networking, and you will need to upgrade your networking software.
www1.umn.edu /adcs/network/hardwareaddress.html   (603 words)

  
 Finding Your Mac Address FAQ
A MAC address is a serial number given to each ethernet adapter.
The address is composed of six 2 character fields separated by colons or dashes.
If you are submitting your MAC address to get access to the wireless or masqueraded network in the department ensure that you submit the correct address for the form you are using.
www.cs.ualberta.ca /doc/FAQ/macaddress.php   (324 words)

  
 Spoofing a MAC Address to Reconnect to an ISP
MAC address stands for Media Access Control address (not "Macintosh computer"!), a unique number built into modems, routers and other network hardware.
Some ISPs validate your connection by checking the MAC address of the Ethernet adapter in computer that was registered during ISP installation.
If you add a router or change computer or Ethernet adapter, these ISPs will drop your Internet connection, because they find the MAC address of the newly added router or adapter, instead of the one they expect.
kbserver.netgear.com /kb_web_files/n101227.asp   (363 words)

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