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  1. find out the mac addrees of an access point

    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


  2. Re: find out the mac addrees of an access point

    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
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    > 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
    >



  3. Re: find out the mac addrees of an access point

    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.

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