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Hp Nic Teamed Servers - script to return all mac addresses

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A portion of the script:
Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")

Set colItems = objWMIService.ExecQuery _
    ("Select * from Win32_NetworkAdapter")

Script works fine and returns mac address.  But it only returns the mac address of the virtual NIC.  It does not show the nic of the physical adapters.

Any ideas?
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by:Joseph Daly
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Have you tried the following using network adapter configuration?
strComputer = "." 
Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:\\" & strComputer & "\root\CIMV2") 
Set colItems = objWMIService.ExecQuery( _
    "SELECT * FROM Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration",,48) 
For Each objItem in colItems 
    Wscript.Echo "-----------------------------------"
    Wscript.Echo "Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration instance"
    Wscript.Echo "-----------------------------------"
    Wscript.Echo "MACAddress: " & objItem.MACAddress
Next

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by:tom_sc1
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no this still returns only the virtual nic's mac.  It does list out the individual adapters but only lists the virtual mac and not each bia.

Not sure this is possible using vbs

Thanks
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by:Joseph Daly
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I think you may be right. But you may be able to get this info via SNMP. Take a look at the following link.
http://www.brianmadden.com/blogs/guestbloggers/archive/2006/04/19/hp-proliant-network-adapter-teaming-explained.aspx

Search for WMI about 3/4 down the page and you can see there is a MIB file on the smartstart cd you can use to get the MAC addresses of the physical
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I ended up logging into each machine and opening the net config utility and copying each bia.  I think HP has a scripting engine that I could have used but sometimes the manual way is easier.  Even if it was 50 servers!

Thanks for all your replys.
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