DATA RECON 2.0.25

Getting Host Name and MAC Address

You will need either the hostname or the MAC address of the TARGET to assign it a license through the Ground Labs Services Portal.

For more information on how to assign licenses to TARGETS, see Assigning Licenses.

Windows Systems

  1. Open the command prompt by doing one of the following:
    • At the Start menu, enter cmd and press Enter to bring up the command Prompt
    • Go to Start > All Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt.
  2. In the command prompt, enter:

    hostname getmac
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    • hostname gets the command prompt to return your Windows machine’s host name.
    • getmac gets the command prompt to return your machine’s MAC address (also known as the machine’s physical address).

Unix-like Systems (Linux, Unix, FreeBSD, OSX etc.)

Open the terminal and issue the following commands:

hostname ifconfig -a

  • hostname gets Terminal to return your machine’s host name.
  • ifconfig -a returns your machine’s MAC address (also known as the machine’s physical address).

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