getting network connection info from macs
There are a few ways to track down the ethernet address:
When you enter this
number into the form, please separate each group of 2 with a dash.
If you have all of the necessary information, click on
request a connection and submit the
- Insert the FAS Network Software Installer disk into the floppy drive.
Run the Apple Lan Utility by double-clicking on the icon.
The ethernet address is listed under "hardware address".
- Open the system folder, then the control panels folder. Double click
on the TCP/IP control panel. Make sure you're connecting via
Ethernet and then hit command-i (or open apple-i). The
ethernet address is listed under Hardware address. Note that the
machine may need to be plugged in to an active datajack in order for
this to work.
- On older macs, you may have to open the system folder, then the
control panels folder. Double click on MacTCP. Hold down
the option key while clicking on the icon for Ethernet and the
ethernet address will appear below the icon. (Note: if your machine
has a built-in ethernet card and you only need an adapter, you may
have to connect the adapter and physcially plug the cable from the
adapter into the datajack in order to get your adapter's ethernet
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