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Wednesday, July 22, 2009

XBox's MAC address?

I found this blog very helpful today, when looking for a way to find XBox's MAC address. When XBox is turned on, it kills my home network. So, I put it in DMZ. Now the XBox stopped working, and when it came back from Microsoft after repair, it had a different network card. so, I had to find its new MAc address, and here how it works:

Ping a remote device that you want to find the MAC address (for example: PING
Type "ARP -A", and press Enter.

Interestingly, ping on XBox didn't work, the host didn't reply. However, ARP -A command returned the result correctly. Nice.

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