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Mac Address of Remote Machine

9 May
Useful for a number of reasons, today I wanted to add some machines to my whitelist…they both have static ips but I also wanted to add the MAC addresses, to do so use the following;
To determine the MAC address of a remote device:
  1. Open the MS-DOS prompt (From the Run… command, type “CMD” and press Enter).
  2. Ping a remote device that you want to find the MAC address (for example: PING 192.168.0.1).
  3. Type “ARP -A”, and press Enter.
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VNC using Screen Sharing on OSX

15 Sep

The built-in Screen Sharing application on OS X is a VNC client that can send Ctrl-Alt-Del:

Laptop keyboard: fn+control+command+delete

Full-size keyboard: control+option+delete