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How do I find out what the HARDWARE ethernet addresses of our 3650 hosts are.
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 90 14:25 PST
From: BUCKMAN@ALAN.kahuna.decnet.lasc-research.lockheed.com (Eric
If I do a: Show Machine Configuration
command on a host that is a 3670, it includes the entry:
IO Paddle Card (P/N 170162, Serial 1268) in LBus slot 12 -- PADDLE side:
Manufactured on 5/18/86 as rev 1, functions as rev 1, ECO level 0
Ethernet Address: 08-00-05-02-A0-27.
Which tells me that that machines HARDWARE Ethernet Address is 08-00-05-02-A0-27
does anybody know how to do that for 3650's ??? (By the way, our XL400 DOES
also give us the needed information.)
I remember reporting this bug over 2 years ago. Seems it has fallen through
the cracks. Anyway you can get the information you want by evaluating the
following form on the 3650.
(let ((interface (first neti:*interfaces*))) 1;Assuming host is not a gateway
0 (send interface :unparse-address
(send interface :local-hardware-address)))
This will tell you the current hardware address of the interface, not
necessarily the one in the PROM on the IO paddle, since it can be overridden by
the FEP :Set Ethernet-Address command.
For information about hardware addresses of other machines that yours has
communicated with, you might want to examine the output of the following form.
(send (first neti:*interfaces*) :describe-protocols)