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Greetings,

We are running a Novell NetWare 4.11 server. Without physically taking out the NIC to look at the MAC address, is there a software method to find out this MAC address from

1) Novell Client 32 Win95 workstation

2) A DOS NetWare Requestor Client

Nwadmn95 has an option to restrict MAC address for a particular login-id by using the network address restrictions option. Must I supply both the network address (segment address ?) and the node address (MAC address ?) for this to work ?

I have posted the "Not Able To Map To RAS Server" in NT General forum. any Novell experts here able to give suggestions on how to resolve that question ?

TIA
Daniel
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How to get MAC adress:

1) GETMAC util - Returns the MAC (hardware) address of the NIC in the workstation it is run on DOS (can be found on http://www.novellshareware.com in "Files" page)

2) You also use login script command to see MAC adress
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write " Workstation MAC adress:  %P_STATION"
pause
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To aply login restriction you must supply both network (segment) adress and MAC adress,
but note that all F mean "all valid", so you may enter FFFFFFFF in network field to allow access from any segment

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The GETMAC util works as it should when runs from Win95 DOS prompt. And the http://www.novellshareware.com website is a gem of NetWare utilities. Thanks.

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