New Mobo - Change MAC Address

Duncan Hill poweredge at cricalix.net
Wed Feb 28 09:26:53 CST 2007


On Wed, February 28, 2007 15:22, Tom Brown wrote:
> Hi
>
>
> We have an app thats tied to the MAC of the NIC but we are having a mobo
> swapped out tonight. Is there anyway to change the MAC of the onboard NIC's
> on an 1850? If we have to relicense the app this will be major issues for
> us.

MACs are essentially burned into the 'memory' of the NIC.  Linux lets you
change the MAC that gets presented by using ifconfig hwaddr if memory
serves.



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