macchanger man page

macchanger ā€” MAC Changer

Synopsis

macchanger [options] device

Description

macchanger is a GNU/Linux utility for viewing/manipulating the MAC address 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 <alvaro@alobbs.com>.

Info

April 10, 2013