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Alfa R36 and AWUS036H - which MAC Address to use?

by duanestunts / November 25, 2016 3:10 PM PST

I have been using Alfa R36 and AWUS036H as a wifi repeater with no problems.

A new network that I am connecting to, uses secured MAC addresses. I need to provide my MAC address to the administrator, to add it to his WIFI router, and I am wondering which MAC address I give, the one listed on the status page, under the INTERNET CONFIGURATION, or the one lower down listed under LAN Configuration?

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Clarification Request
Is the Alfa connected with LAN or Wireless?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 25, 2016 3:15 PM PST

Why not give them both?

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(NT) Wireless.
by duanestunts / November 25, 2016 3:23 PM PST
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Then
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 25, 2016 3:34 PM PST
In reply to: Wireless.

Not the LAN one. I work these questions with what folk tell me so my answer is not the LAN MAC.

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Wireless
by duanestunts / November 25, 2016 3:25 PM PST

Wireless

The Network Admin is being a pain, and will only accept 3 MAC addresses from me. I need 2 other computers to work for sure, so I can only give him 1 of the Alfa ones. If I give him the wrong one, I may not be able to change to the other address for at least 10-14days.

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(NT) Wireless.
by duanestunts / November 25, 2016 3:23 PM PST

All Answers

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Answer
Wifi Receiver Card with (possibly?)
by mrhoangstar / January 9, 2017 12:02 AM PST

Hi everyone!
I'm living next to my university building and want to access the WIFI there (which is legal, don't worry).

I've found the PCE-AC88 which seems like a really good Wifi-Adapter. My question is: This adapter has 4 antennas and MIMO enabled. Will this help me even if the university router (which I don't know) does not support MIMO or should I go for a cheaper receiver card?

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The truth.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 9, 2017 7:45 AM PST

You won't know without testing.

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