Avatar of REIUSA
REIUSAFlag for United States of America asked on

Determine who or what is on my home network, with MAC and IP

I have a older Linksys router, I have it set to only allow my MAC addresses I add to it but when looking at the DHCP leases I see a MAC address with a IP that I don't recognize and is not in my MAC filter list.

Is there a way I can determine exactly what this device is or if it is someone that should not be connected? I have broadcasting disabled too, and WPA2.

I tried RDP and web browsing to the IP but could not connect. I don't think the IP would ping either.

P.S. Something else I need to add it I just installed a Intel Dual Band Wifi AC Adapter that is also a Blue Tooth receiver. I dind't really check before installing the card and when setting up the new MAC I noticed the DHCP lease that I didn't recognize. Is there a chance that could be from the Blue Tooth card?
Network SecurityWindows NetworkingNetwork Management

Avatar of undefined
Last Comment
REIUSA

8/22/2022 - Mon
SOLUTION
Qlemo

Log in or sign up to see answer
Become an EE member today7-DAY FREE TRIAL
Members can start a 7-Day Free trial then enjoy unlimited access to the platform
Sign up - Free for 7 days
or
Learn why we charge membership fees
We get it - no one likes a content blocker. Take one extra minute and find out why we block content.
See how we're fighting big data
Not exactly the question you had in mind?
Sign up for an EE membership and get your own personalized solution. With an EE membership, you can ask unlimited troubleshooting, research, or opinion questions.
ask a question
SOLUTION
Giovanni

Log in or sign up to see answer
Become an EE member today7-DAY FREE TRIAL
Members can start a 7-Day Free trial then enjoy unlimited access to the platform
Sign up - Free for 7 days
or
Learn why we charge membership fees
We get it - no one likes a content blocker. Take one extra minute and find out why we block content.
See how we're fighting big data
Not exactly the question you had in mind?
Sign up for an EE membership and get your own personalized solution. With an EE membership, you can ask unlimited troubleshooting, research, or opinion questions.
ask a question
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Log in to continue reading
Log In
Sign up - Free for 7 days
Get an unlimited membership to EE for less than $4 a week.
Unlimited question asking, solutions, articles and more.
ASKER
REIUSA

Great, thanks for the tips. I will run some of these tools and see what's going on.

In the event it is a external device is there anything I can do to stop them or block them? I odn't think my router will allow me to block and filter MAC's at the same time.
Your help has saved me hundreds of hours of internet surfing.
fblack61