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MAC address availability on Signature Series

John Deegan
John Deegan Member
edited July 2019 in New Ideas
In
a future release of SmartSDR, would it be possible to identify the radio's MAC address in the Setting > Radio Setup > Network box? I know how to find the MAC address, but I'm sure there are others who can't. Just a suggestion. Best 73s de K9XT


Comments

  • Jim Gilliam
    Jim Gilliam Member ✭✭
    edited July 2019
    Seems to me if someone doesn't have the knowledge of how to find the MAC address, he/she wouldn't know what do with it anyway.
  • Kevin
    Kevin Member
    edited December 2016
    Wow.
  • Tim - W4TME
    Tim - W4TME Administrator, FlexRadio Employee admin
    edited March 2017
    There are limited use cases where knowing the MAC address is necessary, such as DHCP reservations and some advanced firewall / wifi (whitelist/blacklist) setups.  However, most devices that need a MAC usually retrieve it from the network so the user does not have to hunt it down and manually enter a 48-bit hex string.  

    It would be straightforward to provide this information as it is in every packet that comes from the radio.
  • KC9NRN
    KC9NRN Member
    edited October 2016
    Some people have to throw in a dig.

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