find out the mac addrees of an access point

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking' started by tim braun, Nov 8, 2007.

  1. tim braun

    tim braun Guest

    hello wlan gurus

    is the a possibility on a windows xp/vista box to determine the mac
    address of the access point to which the client is connected to ? any
    native windows commands or any tools ?

    thanx alot
    tim
    tim braun, Nov 8, 2007
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  2. Hi
    It depends on how the Access Point is configured on its Network.
    Try this 3rd party free tool,
    http://www.softperfect.com/products/networkscanner/
    Jack (MVP-Networking).

    "tim braun" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > hello wlan gurus
    >
    > is the a possibility on a windows xp/vista box to determine the mac
    > address of the access point to which the client is connected to ? any
    > native windows commands or any tools ?
    >
    > thanx alot
    > tim
    >
    Jack \(MVP-Networking\)., Nov 9, 2007
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  3. tim braun <> wrote:

    > hello wlan gurus
    >
    > is the a possibility on a windows xp/vista box to determine the mac
    > address of the access point to which the client is connected to ? any
    > native windows commands or any tools ?


    In a terminal, ping the broadcast address then use arp -a.
    Axel Hammerschmidt, Nov 10, 2007
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