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FRITZ!Powerline 546E Service

Determining FRITZ!Powerline's MAC address

A MAC address (Media Access Control address) serves to unambiguously identify a device in a network.

Note:The configuration procedure and notes on functions given in this guide refer to the latest FRITZ!OS for FRITZ!Powerline.

1 Determining the MAC address with the connection type "wireless bridge"

The following step is only necessary if FRITZ!Powerline is connected to the router over wireless LAN:

  1. Click "Access to Home Network" in the FRITZ!Powerline user interface.
  2. Make note of the "Wireless LAN MAC address" in the "Local Wireless Network Information" section of the "Access to Home Network" menu.

2 Determining the MAC address with the connection type "LAN bridge"

The following step is only necessary if FRITZ!Powerline is connected to the router over LAN:

  1. Click "Wireless" ("WLAN") in the FRITZ!Powerline user interface.
  2. Click "Radio Network" in the "Wireless" ("WLAN") menu.
  3. Make note of FRITZ!Powerline's MAC address listed in the "Radio Network" section.

    Note:This MAC address is visible to wireless devices that connect to FRITZ!Powerline's wireless network. The MAC address for the LAN connection to the router is displayed in the router.