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Old 08-14-2006, 06:35 AM   #1
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Hide HW address


Hi all! I need to hide my HWaddress
My ISP has a DHCP server and I get my IP address from it. If you use my HW address you'll be able to use my bandwidth and I'll must pay for this. Is tehre a way to hide my HW address. I read something for arp packets filter with iptables but how! Can you help me please!?

Excuse my English :-x

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Old 08-14-2006, 07:55 AM   #2
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you can't just hide the address otherwise you'll be unreachable. you can spoof your address using ifconfig or other tools though http://whoozoo.co.uk/mac-spoof-linux.htm
 
Old 08-14-2006, 08:55 AM   #3
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I don't want to change mac address. If I change it, in next days someone from my network will csan my PC, get my new mac address, and use it... this is not a solution for me. I want to disallow this. I would like to hide my mac address from other users.
 
Old 08-14-2006, 09:27 AM   #4
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other users? if you mean your ISP then that's not possible. MAC addresses are there for a reason, without it your ISP can't pass data to you...
 
Old 08-15-2006, 02:30 AM   #5
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If I change my MAC address after receiving an IP from DHCP server my network is unreachable. I cant change MAC address before run dhcpcd eth1 because I had to ask DHCP server with my real MAC address, otherwise it was not recognize me.
 
Old 08-15-2006, 02:55 AM   #6
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correct. hence don't try to do it.
 
Old 08-16-2006, 03:06 AM   #7
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You could screw yourself over doing it.
 
  


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