MAC address

Ajay abra9823 at mail.usyd.edu.au
Tue Sep 21 01:41:41 CEST 2004


Quoting Grant Edwards <grante at visi.com>:

> On 2004-09-20, Ajay <abra9823 at mail.usyd.edu.au> wrote:
>
> > its actually windows that i would like to find out about. what
> > i am trying to do is to anonymize client address by picking a
> > random MAC address and using that instead
>
> That's a pretty bad idea.  If you insist on doing it, read the
> Ethernet spec so you make sure you're picking a valid address.

and why is it a bad idea?
also, is there an alternative way to anonymize a client?



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