Sunday, September 14, 2008

How to get WLAN MAC Address in Nokia e71 ?

There might one day you want to find your Nokia e71's wireless MAC address for whatever purpose e.g. configure a static fixed lease in your DHCP server, monitor the bandwidth usage etc. Or it may also useful when you are trying to 'hook' it to another wireless device which only able to configure and it is filtered by MAC address.

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So, this is way on how you can get your WLAN MAC address :

Press " *#62209526 "

Definition for MAC Address for those who don't know what it is...a definition from Wikipedia :

In computer networking, a Media Access Control address (MAC address) or Ethernet Hardware Address (EHA), hardware address, adapter address or physical address is a quasi-unique identifier assigned to most network adapters or network interface cards (NICs) by the manufacturer for identification. If assigned by the manufacturer, a MAC address usually encodes the manufacturer's registered identification number..... ( more here... )

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