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Old 01-22-2017, 12:45 PM   #16
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wouldn't having the same MAC for two or more be an violation of Logic? (for lack of better term)
Because a MAC address is just that an address. it is like a address to a house, if two houses have the same address then a confusion is a result of it because one would not know which house is suppose to actually get the mail.

If the intent is to confuse a receiver when it asks, where did this come? then having to trace back to find out. Well then ....
Well, yes, the idea of MAC addresses is that they're supposed to be universally unique. However, in practice there may be a few devices with the same MAC address either because of a collision in the way they're assigned or because the devices are meant to have new MAC addresses assigned when they're programmed but the person doing the programming didn't bother. If they're not on the same layer 2 network then nobody would notice. It can, I suppose, be thought of a little like LAN's behind a NAT being able to all use 192.168. address range.
 
Old 01-22-2017, 02:14 PM   #17
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Can you play explain this in a little bit detail, as my problem is i have purchased license for 1 MAC only, but i want it to run it on 2 MAC addresses on the same network, is there any way to achieve that goal?
You bought a license that's tied to a single computer. Spoofing MAC addresses to use it on more than one is absolutely a violation of the terms of the license. Asking how to do it is a violation of the rules of this forum.

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Old 01-22-2017, 02:15 PM   #18
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Have you considered the possibility of altering your udev rules?
I replaced an ethernet card once, which caused the interface to change from eth0 to eth1
Some commercial software got upset about this, so I was able to change interface name back.

However, I suggest you search 'Duck Duck Go' with the search term 'spoofing mac address linux'.
 
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Have you considered the possibility of altering your udev rules?
I replaced an ethernet card once, which caused the interface to change from eth0 to eth1
Some commercial software got upset about this, so I was able to change interface name back.

However, I suggest you search 'Duck Duck Go' with the search term 'spoofing mac address linux'.
I think the issue here is how does one network two or more devices with the same MAC address once that has been done?
 
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Quite right - sorry about that.
Please my previous post.
 
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