macchanger man page

macchanger — 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