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how to get mac address on aix

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Can someone tell me how to acquire an ethernet (mac) address on an aix system?

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by:geoffryn
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You don't acquire a MAC address, it is burned into the ROM on the NIC.  Are you trying to determine what the MAC is?
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/bin/netstat -v or /bin/entstat en0

It's listed next to Hardware Address.

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by:griessh
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I would use "netstat -i" which gives you a list of all configured interfaces ...

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Thanks for the feedback!
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