macchanger

MAC Changer

TLDR

View the current and permanent MAC addresses of a interface

>_ macchanger --show [interface]
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Set interface to a random MAC

>_ macchanger --random [interface]
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Set interface to a specific MAC

>_ macchanger --mac [XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX] [interface]
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Reset interface to its permanent hardware MAC

>_ macchanger --permanent [interface]
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SYNOPSIS

macchanger [options] device

DESCRIPTION

macchanger is a GNU/Linux utility for viewing/manipulating the MAC ad‐ dress for network interfaces.

OPTIONS

macchanger accepts the following options: -h, --help Show summary of options. -V, --version Show version of program. -s, --show Prints the current MAC. This is the default action when no other option is specified. -e, --ending Don't change the vendor bytes. -a, --another Set random vendor MAC of the same kind. -A Set random vendor MAC of any kind. -r, --random Set fully random MAC. -p, --permanent Reset MAC address to its original, permanent hardware value. -l, --list[=keyword] Print known vendors (with keyword in the vendor's description string). -b, --bia When setting fully random MAC pretend to be a burned-in-address. If not used, the MAC will have the locally-administered bit set. -m, --mac XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX, --mac=XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX Set the MAC XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX.

EXAMPLE

macchanger -A eth1

SEE ALSO

ifconfig(8)

AUTHOR

Alvaro Lopez Ortega . April 10, 2013 MACCHANGER(1)

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