Hardware address

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by minggusb2205, Jul 28, 2012.

  1. minggusb2205 macrumors newbie

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    Hi, I am using Airport Extreme as Router and Express as repeater.

    Anybody knows how to rename hardware address under wireless clients in Airport Express/Extreme ? Currently it just shows numbers.

    I would like it to be renamed, so I know which of my Mac devices are getting the data from.
     
  2. miles01110 macrumors Core

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    You can change the MAC address if you really want to, but even if you do you're limited to hexadecimal characters (0-9, A-F). It's pointless, and probably not necessary.
     
  3. Weaselboy Moderator

    Weaselboy

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    That will show whatever the machine name is in the Sharing area in System Preferences.

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    For iOS devices, just single click the device name in iTunes and rename it whatever you want and that too will show up as Client ID in the list.
     

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