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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MAC_address

A media access control address (MAC address) of a computer is a unique identifier assigned to network interfaces for communications at the data link layer of a network segment. MAC addresses are used as a network address for most IEEE 802 network ...

www.howtogeek.com/169540/what-exactly-is-a-mac-address-used-for

Sep 3, 2013 ... Every piece of hardware on your local network has a MAC address in addition to the IP address assigned to it by the local router or server.

superuser.com/questions/623511/what-is-the-exact-use-of-a-mac-address/623516

They are used for packet transfer: on an Ethernet network, there are a number of devices, and the MAC address specifies which device should receive the ...

www.quora.com/What-is-the-difference-between-IP-address-and-MAC-address-and-how-they-are-used

Large, flat address spaces don't scale up for routing in computer networking; it makes both .... MAC addresses are used to send Ethernet frames between two stations in the same local area network. Each station has a unique MAC address that ...

whatismyipaddress.com/mac-address

The Media Access Control address is a 48-bit or 64-bit address associated with a network adapter that comes in two types: UAA and LAA.

people.richland.edu/dkirby/141macaddress.htm

In computer networking, the Media Access Control (MAC) address is every bit as ... The method used to find a MAC address depends on the type of network ...

www.iplocation.net/mac-address

A MAC address is a unique identifier assigned to network hardware interfaces for communicating on the physical network such as Ethernet.

networkengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/3329/reason-for-both-a-mac-and-an-ip-address

Sep 22, 2013 ... MAC addresses and IP addresses operate on different layers of the internet protocol suite. MAC addresses are used to identify machines within ...

askleo.com/whats_the_difference_between_a_mac_address_and_an_ip_address

Jan 21, 2016 ... A MAC address and your IP address are both key components to ... MAC addresses are typically used only to direct packets from one device to ...

www.lifewire.com/introduction-to-mac-addresses-817937

Feb 24, 2017 ... The Media Access Control (MAC) address is a binary number used to uniquely identify computer network adapters. These numbers (sometimes ...