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How to ping…. FOREVER!!

Ever noticed how when you ping a device, it only does it 4 times then stops?  Not very helpful if you’re looking for an intermittent connection problem or want to see exactly when a device drops offline or comes back online. On Windows: Instead of: ping 192.168.1.1 type: ping -t 192.168.1.1 Now you can watch […]

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MAC address prefix = Manufacturer

Did you know that the first six characters of a MAC address will tell you the manufacturer of the device?  (or at least who made the network interface) Example:  The MAC address of my Control4 HC-300 is 00:0F:FF:13:06:4E. Go to this website and enter 00:0F:FF and see what it tells you.   This isn’t foolproof…. […]

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